Yamamoto New Scalp Acupuncture (YNSA) is named after the Japanese physician, Dr. Toshikatsu Yamamoto, who developed this acupuncture system in 1973. YNSA is used to treat neurological conditions, and is both effective and immediate in stroke patients with pain and/or restricted mobility. As a result, the use of YNSA has increased and has become the most frequently used form of acupuncture. YNSA comprises basic acupuncture points (somatopes) mainly on the scalp, as well as on other body regions. In addition to providing symptomatic relief, YNSA is sometimes curative.
This two day workshop is an active learning workshop, during which the participants will learn the YNSA macros stem acupuncture points (three major point groups), which were described by Yamamoto and which are currently used to effectively treat a wide range of neurological, orthopedic conditions and sinus channels.
At the end of the workshop, each participant will have an understanding of YNSA and acquire the basic skills to apply YNSA to a patient with acute or chronic pain or a neurological disease. This newly acquired skill should become part of the practitioner's therapeutic tool box and stimulate the participant to expand his/her knowledge on the application of YNSA with other therapeutic modalities in other clinical settings.
Program of the 2 days
1. Introduction – Who is Dr. Toshikatsu Yamamoto and the background of the discovery of YNSA.
2. Learning the location and function of the basic points, A, B, C, D, E, F, G, and H.
3. Learning the Brain and sensory points.
4. Learning Ypsilon, (internal organs) points and cranial nerves points.
5. Neck and elbow diagnoses.
6. Demonstration of YNSA treatment.