Special Seminar on Integrative Medicine: Treating Cervical Spondylotic Radiculopathy with Four Steps and Six Manipulation Techniques

CIUA Event Date: 

Monday, August 21, 2017 - 12:00pm


Abstract:According to the theory of TCM Traumatology, there are multiple causes of Cervical Spondylotic Radiculopathy including: strained tendons, obstructed Meridians, cervical spine subluxation and tendon spasms. Based on a well-known TCM book as well as a combination of theory and clinical experiences in TCM Traumatology, the recommended treatment for Cervical Spondylotic Radiculopathy is made up of the following four steps: loosening the tendon, dredging the Meridian, manual manipulation of the cervical spine and extending the tendon as well as six manipulation techniques.

摘要:根据中医伤科学理论将神经根型颈椎病辨证为筋强、经络不通、骨错缝和筋聚;依据《灵 枢·经脉》中的记载辨经;基于中医伤科学理论与实践,确定松筋、通经、整复、展筋为治疗原 则(四步)和六种治疗手法(六法)。

Speaker Biosketch: Professor Tianyuan Yu was trained at the Beijing University of Chinese Medicine in Clinical Chinese Medicine and Basic Science of Integrative Medicine in the 1980s.  He is well-known for his clinical work, teaching and research in traumatic injury, tuina (massage) and acupuncture.  Prof. Yu has been principal investigator for over 20 national and locally funded research projects. He has more than 100 journal publications and is an author of 78 book chapters. Prof. Yu received four patents and has served on many review panels and leadership groups in medical associations.  

Co-sponsored by Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, Confucius Institute at the University of Arizona, Han University of Traditional Medicine


Room A122, Drachman Hall, University of Arizona College of Pharmacy; 1295 N Martin Ave, Tucson, AZ 85721