Course curriculum

  • 1

    Introduction to allergic rhinitis

  • 2

    Conservative treatment for allergic rhinitis

    • Prevention and medication in the management of AR

    • Assessment 2

  • 3

    Acupressure and acupuncture in the management of allergic rhinitis

    • Evidence to support the use of acupressure and acupuncture in the management of AR

    • Body and auricular points in the management of RA

    • Assessment 3

  • 4

    How to apply self acupressure for the management of allergic rhinitis

    • Acupressure in the management of allergic rhinitis

Course description

Allergic rhinitis (AR) is a chronic respiratory disorder associated with a substantial health and psychological burden. The prevalence of AR is on the increase and the use of medication come with moderate to sever side effects. This has led to more people turning to complementary medicine to manage their symptoms. Acupuncture and acupressure have been shown to be equal to or significantly better than medication in the management of AR. This course aim to show you how to effectively treat AR with acupressure, how to locate and stimulate acupressure points and how to employ preventative measure to reduce the symptoms of allergic rhinitis.