Session Title: Is Acupuncture an Exercise Mimetic? When to consider referring to an acupuncturist for pain and non-pain related conditions? Zach Haigney, L.Ac.
Session Objectives: Following this presentation, participants will be able to:
1. Identify patients in their practice that may benefit from this unique approach to Acupuncture.
2. Have a more nuanced understanding of the mechanisms of action of acupuncture for pain management.
Presentation Title: Medical Acupuncture: What’s the Point? Meghann Derosier, DO
Presentation Objectives: Following this presentation, the participant will:
1. Be able to describe how acupuncture works from both Eastern and Western medicine perspectives.
2. Feel comfortable knowing when acupuncture is indicated.
3. Be equipped to better inform patients about acupuncture as another modality to deal with both acute and chronic issues.
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Zach Haigney is a licensed Acupuncturist in New York, New Jersey, and Maine. His practice, Maine Sports Acupuncture, specializes in the treatment of musculoskeletal pain, acute post-surgical pain and working with athletes seeking an edge in training and competition. Zach came to the practice of acupuncture through the influence of his father and an uncle, a chiropractor and physiatrist respectively, who both tout acupuncture as the key weapon in their arsenal for treating pain safely, effectively and without side effects, costs and unintended consequences of pharmaceutical or interventional treatments. He has received training in Classical Chinese Acupuncture, Trigger Point Acupuncture, Dry Needling, Electroacupuncture, and Structural Integration from the foremost instructors in their respective fields.
Faculty Disclosure: Mr. Haigney has no financial interest, arrangement or affiliation that could be perceived as a real or apparent conflict of interest in the contact or subject of this presentation.
Meghann Derosier graduated from UNECOM in 2007. Upon completing her Family Medicine residency, she served as an Osteopathic Family Physician in the US Air Force. It was there she was given the opportunity to study medical acupuncture with the Helms Medical Institute. She went on to become board certified in Medical Acupuncture. Since separating from the military in 2013, she has worked as a Hospitalist at Eastern Maine Medical Center and currently is a fellow in the Palliative Care and Hospice Fellowship Program at EMMC.
Faculty Disclosure: Dr. Derosier has no financial interest/arrangement or affiliation that could be perceived as a real or apparent conflict of interest in the context of the subject of this presentation.
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