Course curriculum

  • 1

    Introduction To Electric Stimulation with Needles (ESN)

    • Introduction from Sue

    • How to use this course

    • Disclaimer

    • Downloadable Transcript used to follow along with the following video

    • Introduction to Estim course

    • Reading: Nonspecific Feelings Expected and Experienced during or Immediately after Electroacupuncture: A Pilot Study in a Teaching Situation

    • Test your learning

  • 2

    Module 1: ESN for Systemic Inflammation/Clinical Applications

    • Downloadable Transcript used to follow along with the following video

    • Module 1 Objectives

    • Module 1: HPA Axis

    • Reading: Electroacupuncture activates corticotrophin-releasing hormone-containing neurons in the paraventricular nucleus of the hypothalammus to alleviate edema in a rat model of inflammation

    • Reading: Electroacupuncture therapy in inflammation regulation: current perspectives

    • Module 1: Test Your Learning

  • 3

    Module 2: ESN Local Healing of Tissues/Clinical Applications

    • Downloadable Transcript used to follow along with the following video

    • Module 2 Objectives

    • Module 2: Local Effects

    • Reading: Electroacupuncture improves neurovascular unit reconstruction by promoting collateral circulation and angiogenesis.

    • Reading: An in vitro assay of collagen fiber alignment by acupuncture needle rotation

    • Module 2: Test Your Learning

  • 4

    Module 3: ESN For Pain/Clinical Applications

    • Downloadable Transcript used to follow along with the following video

    • Module 3 Objectives

    • Module 3: Pain Related Effects

    • Reading: Mechanisms of Acupuncture-Electroacupuncture on Persistent Pain

    • Module 3: Test Your Learning

  • 5

    Module 4: ESN for Muscle Spasticity/Clinical Applications

    • Downloadable Transcript used to follow along with the following video

    • Module 4 Objectives

    • Module 4: Spasticity

    • Reading: Acupuncture for the treatment of spasticity after stroke: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials.

    • Reading: Selection of acupoints for managing upper-extremity spasticity in chronic stroke patients.

    • Module 4: Test Your Learning

  • 6

    Module 5: ESN for Muscle Atrophy/Clinical Applications

    • Downloadable Transcript used to follow along with the following video

    • Module 5 Objectives

    • Module 5: Atrophy

    • Reading: Electroacupuncture alleviates neuromuscular dysfunction in an experimental rat model of immobilization

    • Reading: EFFECT OF UNIPOLAR ACU-STIM ON MUSCLE RE-EDUCATION FOLLOWING TENDON TRANSFER - A CASE STUDY

    • Module 5: Test Your Learning

  • 7

    Conclusions/Practical Considerations

    • Downloadable Transcript used to follow along with the following video

    • Conclusions

  • 8

    Course Completion

    • Course Completion Message

    • Thank You!