Acupuncture for Stroke Recovery and Rehabilitation

  • June 26, 2016
  • 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • New York Chiropractic College, 2360 State Route 89, Seneca Falls, NY 13148

"Acupuncture for Stroke Recovery & Rehabilitation"

June 26

9am - 5pm

7 PDA's

Pre-Registration Fee: $175.00

(early registration ends one week prior)


This introductory course is based on the instructor's experience and PhD research on acupuncture for stroke. The class covers historical and contemporary Chinese and Western concepts in the anatomy/physiology and treatment of stroke. Students will learn approaches to risk identification and prevention methods for their current patients, as well as treatment approaches for patients who have had strokes recently or in the past. Treatment techniques introduced include scalp, auricular and balance acupuncture as well as Tui Na.


Claudia Citkovitz, PhD, MS, LAc., has for 13 years directed the Acupuncture Service at NYU Lutheran Medical Center in Brooklyn, NY.  The Service includes 12 preceptors and acupuncturists who provide inpatient care and clinical instruction for Master's, Doctoral and postgraduate students, in the areas of labor and delivery, pain management, and neurological rehabilitation including acute post-stroke care.  Dr. Citkovitz trained under Tom Bisio while attending acupuncture school in New York and studying Chinese language in Beijing; she is an adjunct faculty member at the American College of Traditional Chinese Medicine, the Oregon College of Oriental Medicine and the Pacific College of Oriental Medicine.  Dr. Citkovitz has published research in acupuncture during Labor and Delivery and acupuncture research methods; she completed a research PhD on acupuncture during stroke rehabilitation at the University of Westminster in London.  She sits on the Editorial Board of the Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine, the Institutional Review Board of Touro College, and the NCCAOM's Task Force on Hospital-Based Practice.

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