Polskie Towarzystwo Badania Bólu

Polish Association for the Study of Pain

Polskie Towarzystwo Badania Bólu

Polish Association for the Study of Pain


Zapraszam na warsztat, który odbędzie się w ramach Konferencji MIRCIM w Krakowie w dniu 9 maja 2019 o godz. 9:30.
Warsztat będzie prowadzony przez Prof. Ka Kit Hui z Uniwersytetu  UCLA

MIRCIM 2019 - Workshop schedule

Application of Integrative East-West Model to address commonly seen problems in clinical practice. The use of acupuncture and trigger point injections in neck pain, low back pain, shoulder pain, sciatica, fibromyalgia and irritable bowel syndrome.

9:30–13:30 Physicians and students

Speakers and trainers: 

  • Lecturer: Prof. Ka-Kit Hui (UCLA Center for East-West Medicine, USA)
  • Assistants: Dr Monika Rybicka, Dr Kamila Mitka  

Max. number of participants: 20 

Fee: 70 € 

Eligible participants: Physicians and students 

Duration: 4 hours

Rationale: The main theme of workshop is the synergy between Western Medicine and Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) through an integrative approach. The goal of East-West Integrative health is to improve the patients´ health and well-being by combining the most efficient approaches of healing traditions to provide healthcare that is safe, effective, affordable and accessible. During the workshop, an overview of scientific research in integrative medicine and its potential in promoting a more sustainable healthcare system will be presented. The workshop also aims to open new perspectives to integrative and complementary therapies to improve patients outcomes with the hope that they will in the future reduce medical costs. TCM methods, such as acupuncture and trigger point injection points (TPIs), may be helpful in treating chronic pain syndromes.

Learning objectives: Attendees will learn:

How methods used in Western (allopathic) medicine and methods of traditional treatment systems, mainly TCM, with proven in scientific research effectiveness and safety, can be combined.
Which methods of TCM are supported by scientific research on their effectiveness and safety of use.
How to use the most common acupuncture and TPIs in the treatment of neck pain, low back pain, shoulder pain, sciatica, fibromyalgia, and irritable bowel syndrome (IBS).

Plan of workshop:

Introduction and overview of Integrative East-West model
Essential acupuncture points and TPIs used for neck pain, low back pain, shoulder pain, sciatica, fibromyalgia, IBS – presentation and practice
Application of East-West Model in stress management
Case discussion.

Prof. Ka-Kit Hui, MD, FACP, is the Wallis Annenberg Professor in Integrative East-West Medicine and Founder and Director of the UCLA Center for East-West Medicine at the Department of Medicine of the David Geffen School of Medicine. He is also the Chair of the Collaborative Centers of Integrative Medicine at UCLA. Dr. Hui, a Fellow of the American College of Physicians, is an internationally acclaimed scholar and board-certified in Internal Medicine, and Clinical Pharmacology, with an expertise in Geriatrics. He is a recognized authority on Chinese Medicine and integrative medicine. 
Prof. Hui founded the UCLA Center for East-West Medicine in 1993, one of the first integrative medicine centers in the United States. He has developed a model system of comprehensive care that is a patient-centered, problem-solving approach emphasizing health promotion, disease prevention, treatment, and is safe, effective, affordable and accessible to all. Center's integrative East West health model as a patient-centered and solution based system of care developed over the last 25 years at UCLA and has been applied to thousands of patients with refractory clinical problems referred by more than 500 physicians within the UCLA Health System. 
Dr. Hui has worked with the National Institute of Health, U.S. Food and Drug Administration, World Health Organization, Blue Cross, Blue Shield, Health Net, the pharmaceutical industry, medico-legal firms, and the media. He has published over 100 articles, papers, abstracts and book chapters, in English and Chinese. Dr. Hui serves on the editorial boards of the Chinese Journal of Integrative Medicine, Journal of Chinese Medicine, China Anesthesia and Analgesia, eCAM Journal, and Cancer Survivorship. He has been featured in print, radio, television, cable news, and on CCTV, ABC, CBS, NBC, PBS and the Discovery Channel. Dr. Hui has been awarded numerous grants in areas including integrative medicine, acupuncture, herbal medicine, asthma, aging, autonomic system regulation, pharmacology and medical education. He also holds honorary and visiting professorship in universities in China, Hong Kong, Korea, and Australia.

 magdalena KOCOT

Dr n. med. Magdalena Kocot-Kępska, EDPM

Sekretarz Polskiego Towarzystwa Badania Bólu/p>

Zakład Badania i Leczenia Bólu

Członek Executive Board, European Pain Federation EFIC

UJ CM Kraków - 11 kwiecień 2019