Classical Medicine Approaches for Parkinson's Disease

Thursday, 11/02 at 9:55 AM to 10:45 AM

At the end of this course, the practitioner will understand the classical Chinese medicine approach of some of the symptoms in Parkinson's diseases through the eyes of Zhang Zhong Jing's six syndrome diagnostic system approach. This course is focused on patient care and will also introduce a case study to bring to light the compilation of treatments needed in treating this debilitating neurological disorder. Parkinson's disease is one of the most common degenerative neurological disease seen with very little long term effect with western medicine. On the other hand, using a combination of classical and modern clinical treatments for treating this severe disease has shown valuable results. This lecture will present the classical understanding of some of the most commonly seen symptoms in Parkinson's disease fitting different scalp and body acupuncture techniques, moxibustion, classical formulas to treat the patient until symptom resolution.

Suzanne Robidoux

Suzanne is an international speaker and teacher focused on teaching classical and clinically proven acupuncture, moxibustion, and Chinese herbal medicine. Her clinical experiences and courses have a strong focus on treating various neurological and debilitating diseases. Suzanne, herself Canadian, has been living and studying in Asia for the last 15 years. During this time, she has focused her search on learning with the best teachers and physicians with remarkable clinical results. She has also found interesting and powerful masters and spent several years with them. Suzanne is now completing a clinical post-doctorate with the Beijing University of Chinese Medicine, with a focus on the effect of classical medicine on difficult diseases. She has also dedicated her life to documenting lost lineages or lineages that have not yet found a voice in the West, with media to make them available for like-minded practitioners.