Record date: July 12th, 2020
Length: 1 hour 21 minutes
Pending 1.5 NCCAOM PDA
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Acupuncture, and specifically electro-acupuncture, is very effective in the treatment of Bells Palsy. Patients can recover must quicker with electro-acupuncture, and the most recent research reflects that. In this webinar, Anthony reviews the anatomy involved, differential diagnosis for stroke, and assessment and treatment strategies for treating Bell’s Palsy.
Bells Palsy Digital Video Outline
•What is the facial nerve?
-Anatomy of branches and the muscles they innervate
•What is Bells Palsy?
•Assessment of Bells Palsy
-How to distinguish Bells Palsy from a Cerebral Stroke
-Locating the affected branches of the facial nerve
-Using Pointer Plus electro-stimulation of the following:
•facial nerve trunk •temporal branch • zygomatic branch •buccal branch •mandibular branch •cervical branch
-5 patient examples of follow-up treatments using the ITO 1107 after the Pointer Plus to facilitate nerve function.
About Dr. Lombardi:
Dr. Anthony Lombardi is a 2002 graduate of the New York Chiropractic College and McMaster Contemporary Medical Acupuncture program in Hamilton, Ontario, and has been practicing acupuncture for 19 years. Upon graduation, he founded Hamilton Back Clinic and since then has become a private consultant to athletes in the NFL, CFL, and NHL. Over the past 15 years Anthony has given over 100,000 acupuncture treatments. In addition to practicing, Dr. Lombardi was also an instructor in the Contemporary Medical Acupuncture Program at McMaster University from 2004 to 2013. He developed his EXSTORE® system, which he currently teaches along with motor points and electro-acupuncture, to physicians and practitioners the world over. He regularly writes and contributes articles on motor points in the Canadian Chiropractic and Chiropractic Economics magazines. Dr. Lombardi’s library continues to grow, with some 60 webinars available covering a variety of MSK and pain conditions, as well as patient practice management topics. He holds live seminars throughout the U.S. and Canada.