Acupuncture
Shoulder CourseMed

The Shoulder:

Anatomy, Function, Testing & Treatment

A one-day course designed to recap, add to and improve your knowledge of the shoulder complex, assessment, and treatment.

This course is designed for manual therapists who already have some knowledge of anatomy, and experience treating patients. The course will concentrate on one specific area of the body and will vary from basic anatomy to more complex assessment and discussion of disfunction.

On completion you will have additional knowledge and the practical skills required to assess, identify and treat specific dysfunction within the shoulder complex, giving you more confidence, improved clinical skills and a stronger business.
At the end of the course you will receive a certificate of completion and awarded 6 CPD points.

Topics covered include:

•  Recap of anatomy – bone, ligaments, bursae, muscles, and nerve supply

• Scapula assessment and common disfunctions

• Differential diagnosis of shoulder pain

• Gleno-humeral joint – Labral tears, rotator cuff weakness and muscle testing

• Special Testing for Labral tears and impingement

• Treatment protocols and exercise advice

• AC & SC joint assessment & treatment

Next course date: September 2020
Cost £95

Held at Capitol House, 2 Heigham Street, Norwich NR2 4TE

CarbsCourseMed

Understanding Nutrition:

Carbohydrates: The Complex Solution to the Simple Problem

Understand what sugars are made from, how our body uses them and how to avoid the risks they pose to our health, such as diabetes, strokes and heart disease.

This is one of four lectures within the ‘Understanding Nutrition’ series, which also includes Proteins, Fats and Superfoods. Aimed to improve your knowledge on health, disease, vitality and nutrition. You will also learn about heart disease and diabetes, which are both a huge problem in today’s western world, and how we can tackle those problems with the right advice, knowledge and determination.

Open to anyone interested in learning more about nutrition. Starting from the basic building blocks through to the onset of disease. You can attend a single lecture or aim for all four and recieve a certificate of completion at the end.

Topics covered include:

• What are carbohydrates?

• The building blocks of sugars

• Simple v Complex sugars, & What works best

• Where we find sugars and how to avoid them

• Diabetes

• Heart and vascular Disease

• How does exercise help?

• The role of fibre in our diet

Next course date: Tuesday 20th October, 6:30pm
Cost £15

Held at Capitol House, 2 Heigham Street, Norwich NR2 4TE

Postponed due to Coronavirus

ProteinCourseMed2

Understanding Nutrition:

Protein: Building Life Since Time Began

Understand how proteins are made and their importance for our health and wellbeing. Learn where proteins are found within the body, how the are produced form the foods we eat, and why we need them to survive!

This is one of four lectures within the ‘Understanding Nutrition’ series, which also includes Carbohydrates, Fats and Superfoods. Aimed to improve your knowledge on health, disease, vitality and nutrition.

You will also learn about amino acids and how they form proteins, along with the importance of essential amino acids which include ‘Branched Chain Amino Acids’. Understand how much protein we need and how that changes as we age, exercise, or become ill. Learn about supplements and protein shakes – should we use them and when. We will also discuss steroids and how they pose a threat to health.

This talk is open to anyone interested in learning more about nutrition. Starting from the basic building blocks through to the onset of disease. You can attend a single lecture or aim to complete all four, and recieve a certificate of completion at the end.

Topics covered include:

• Where we find protein beyond muscle?

• The building blocks of Proteins

• Amino Acids – Essential & Non-Essential

• Branched Chain Amino Acids

• Protein Powders

• Energy from Protein and how much we need

• Protein for weight loss or muscle bulk

• Steroid Abuse and the dangers to health

Next course date: September 2020
Cost £15

Held at Capitol House, 2 Heigham Street, Norwich NR2 4TE

FatsCourseMed

Understanding Nutrition:

Fats: ‘Supplying energy for life’

Saturated, unsaturated, polyunsaturated, monounsaturated, essential, omega, good fats, bad fats, trans fats and cholesterol.. this is long and can be confusing!. Learn how to separate and understand these fats, where to find them in our diet, why your body needs them.

This is one of four lectures within the ‘Understanding Nutrition’ series, which also includes Carbohydrates, Protein and Superfoods. Aimed to improve your knowledge on health disease vitality and nutrition.

During this talk you will learn about the structure of fat and the energy it provides, along with the difference between good and bad cholesterol. Also, why we store fat so easily, and how trans fats are damaging to our health. Further to this, you will learn a little about heart and arterial disease, strokes, and blood pressure, along with the importance of exercise.

This talk is open to anyone interested in learning more about nutrition. Starting from the basic building blocks through to the onset of disease. You can attend a single lecture or aim to complete all four and recieve a certificate of completion at the end.

Topics covered include:

• The variety of Lipids

• The structure of fats

• Triglycerides for energy

• Mono and poly unsaturated fats

• Cholesterol and the real dangers

• Omega 3, omega 6 and others!

• Arterial disease and maintaining our health

Next course date: September 2020
Cost £15

Held at Capitol House, 2 Heigham Street, Norwich NR2 4TE

SuperfoodsCourseMed

Understanding Nutrition:

Vitamins, Minerals & Superfoods: ‘The Sparkplugs of Life’

Understand the difference between vitamins and minerals, and the many important roles and uses for them within the body. Learn how superfoods help to fight diseases such as Cancer, Heart Disease, Parkinson’s and more, as well as affecting our behaviour.

This is one of four lectures within the ‘Understanding Nutrition’ series, which also includes Proteins, Fats and Carbohydrates. Aimed to improve your knowledge about health, disease, vitality and nutrition.

In this talk, you will learn where we find vitamins and why they are so important in our diet. We will discuss Vitamin C, B12 and Vitamin D deficiency as well as the role of vitamin A. We will also discuss mineral deficiencies, including Calcium and Iron, along with electrolyte balance within the body. We then move onto superfoods – what are they, how many are there, what makes them special, and why are they so vital for our health?

This talk is open to anyone interested in learning more about nutrition. Starting from the basic building blocks through to the onset of disease. You can attend a single lecture or aim to attend all four and receive a certificate of completion at the end.

Topics covered include:

• What are Vitamins and their roles within the body

• Vitamin C, D, A & B12 deficiency

• What are Minerals and their roles

• Calcium, Iron, Potassium & Zinc

• What are Superfoods

• Carotenoids, Bioflavonoids & Glucosinolates

• Phyto-oestrogens & Probiotics

• Maintaining our health

Next course date: September 2020
Cost £15

Held at Capitol House, 2 Heigham Street, Norwich NR2 4TE