Accelerated Tendon Healing with Acupuncture, Gua Sha, Cupping, Massage (10 May 2024) at AcuMedic Centre


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Learn the secret of gaining De-Qi into your tendon treatments.

A completely unique course, originating in clinics in Japan and further clinically developed by Chris Davies, CEO of the British Acupuncture Federation.

This course will qualify you to use Tendon Acupuncture, Tendon Gua Sha, Tendon Cupping and Tendon Massage Release and earn you 6 CPD credits.

Learn the effective techniques for people working with sports injuries, Chiropractors, Osteopaths and other specialists of physical therapy.  

Watch and learn two specialist types of tendon release and stretching.

Learn how to use traditional Gua Sha, cupping, massage and specialist tendon release techniques.

Understand the main healing issues with tendons and ligaments and how to overcome them.

Gain an expert understanding of the structure and function of tendons.

Learn about the use of modern cosmeceuticals in tendon healing.


  • Contraindications and Health and Safety
  • Introduction to Tendons
  • History of this protocol
  • What is it?
  • How does it work?
  • What does it do?
  • Tendon healing phases
  • Injury healing stages
  • Issues and applications
  • Tools and instruments
  • Liniments and Cosmeceuticals
  • Clinical Protocol
  • Locations of acupuncture points
  • Knee and hamstring applications
  • Practical demonstrations and student practice
  • Post treatment care
  • Consent forms
  • Patient records
  • Legal responsibilities
  • Practical demonstrations
  • Student practice of standard techniques and protocols
  • Gua Sha techniques
  • Cupping techniques
  • Massage techniques
  • Tendon release technique
  • Cosmetic Applications


Assessment is by observation of students performing the therapy during the practical sessions to establish safe practice.

Each student must be observed practising correct, safe, protocol in order to be deemed safe to practice and gain a full certificate.

This course equates to 6 hours CPD.


For the full benefit of this course, you will need to hold a full Acupuncture Certificate or be a student in an acupuncture course.If you do not have an Acupuncture Qualification but have a previous Lv3 and above manual therapy qualification (e.g. Sports Therapy) then this course will only qualify you for Tendon Acupuncture on extremities/limbs.

If you have a qualification in a statutory therapy (e.g. Physiotherapist, Chiropractor etc) or you are a qualified acupuncturist or medical practitioner, then this course will qualify you for Tendon Acupuncture and other modalities taught on the course, anywhere on the body.

You must hold a previous core Therapeutic Lv3 or above Diploma to attend this course.

You must be 18 years or older and understand spoken and written English.

You must consent to giving and receiving acupuncture therapy.

Effective techniques for people working with sports injuries, Chiropractors, Osteopaths and other specialists of physical therapy. 


  • 10 May 2024 (Friday)
  • 10:00-17:00
  • AcuMedic Centre, 101-105 Camden High Street, London, NW1 7JN, United Kingdom


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