This course studies the examination, evaluation, diagnoses, treatments, prevention and prognosis of the spine and related diseases. It integrates Chinese and Western medicine, by absorbing the precise anatomy of modern biomedicine, and accepting the overall connection of traditional meridian theory. The content also covers the most updated spine health knowledge, dynamic examination of the spine, precise muscle testing, and meridian differentiation specifically related to acupuncture practice, and targeted stretching and exercise methods. The practicals discuss real cases of the spine and related disorders, and optimize acupuncture and Tuina techniques, combined with stretching and exercises, which is safe and efficient to do, simple and easy to learn.
Dr. Ouyang grew up in a doctor family of TCM and received his medical degree in 1993 in China, his Texas Acupuncturist license in 2004 and his Doctor of Chiropractic in 2008 from Texas Chiropractic College. After moving to the US in 1999, Dr. Ouyang conducted extensive acupuncture research as a postdoctoral fellow at University of Texas Medical Branch and as a research scientist at Transneuronix Research, Inc.
His research resulted in several awards at the American and the International conference and has published articles in prestigious medical journals. Dr. Ouyang also teaches the doctoral degree programs at schools of acupuncture and Oriental medicine, including ACAOM, AAAOM and ACTCM. Dr. Ouyang currently practices acupuncture and Oriental medicine and chiropractic manipulation in southern Houston.
Dr. Ouyang provides a unique AcuChiro Therapy, aka integrative Chinese, and western medicine (acupuncture, Chinese herbs, chiropractic, and nutrition) for the safe and effective diagnosis and treatment of the spine and related diseases. He treats sports injuries, and main players from Houston Dynamo soccer team got great benefits from his treatments. The patient with PTSD treated by Dr. Ouyang were reported on 《New York Times》 as an example for acupuncture pain management more effectively than drugs. Dr. Ouyang is current secretary of American TCM Association and has established the National Academic Forum for Acupuncture and TCM Orthopedics. Networking with well-known American and international experts, Dr. Ouyang systematically organize symposiums, which are loved by clinicians.