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.
The Maine Osteopathic Association is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association to provide osteopathic continuing medical education for physicians.The Maine Osteopathic Association designates this program for a maximum of 1.5 AOA Category 1-A credits and will report CME and specialty credits commensurate with the extent of the physician’s participation in this activity.