The 19th ARRC Symposium

Saturday 25 March 2017
De Vere Venues Holborn Bars
138-142 Holborn
London EC1N 2NQ

Programme

08.30 - 09.00

Registration

09.00 - 09.10

Welcome: Paul  Hitchcock and Mark Bovey

09.10 – 10.00

Volker Scheid: Styles of practice in East Asian medicine - importance for practice and research

10.00 – 10.45

Karin Gillerman: The effect of acupuncture on IVF success rates and live birth rates

 

10.45 – 11.15

Break

 

11.15 - 12.00 Hugh MacPherson: Update on acupuncture for chronic pain: a new analysis of clinical effects and long-term outcome trajectories

12.00 - 12.30

Poster presentations: Richard Bertschinger, Mark Bovey, Beverley de Valois, David Mayor, Simen Svenkerud


 

12.30 - 12.35 European TCM Association (ETCMA)
12.35 - 13.40
Lunch

13.40 – 14.20
Myeong Soo Lee (1): Standardisation of Korean medicine diagnostic methods in pattern identification and blood stasis syndrome

 


14.20 – 14.50
Felicity Bishop:  Exploring non-specific effects in acupuncture for low back pain

 


14.50 – 15.20
Ooi Thye Chong: The meridian balance method electro-acupuncture treatment and chronic pelvic pain in women: a mixed methods research pilot study

15.20 – 15.50

Break
15.50 – 16.20 Vivienne Dascanio: Acupuncture or Manual therapy for Low Back Pain? – with consideration to the design of RCTs for studies of acupuncture
16.20 – 16.40 Myeong Soo Lee (2): Development and implementation of Korean Medicine Clinical Practice Guidelines for Frequent Diseases   

16.40 – 17.15

Panel debate: New BAcC research grants and acupuncture in the NHS

17.15 - 18.00

Networking drinks reception