Practical Channel Theory Applications for Acupuncture in Pain Management: Amos Ziv

Practical Channel Theory Applications for Acupuncture in Pain Management: Amos Ziv

Practical Channel Theory Applications for Acupuncture in Pain Management: Amos Ziv

13-14 April 2013

  • 13-14  April  2013

Tutor: Amos Ziv

After his first encounter with Traditional Chinese Medicine at the age of 18, during Tai Chi classes as a Biology student, Amos ZIv has been striving to integrate western scientific knowledge with classical Chinese energetical paradigms. As a graduate of the American College of Traditional Chinese Medicine in California he was privileged to study with great teachers and masters of TCM, among them Prof. Wang Ju Yi who later became his acupuncture mentor. A major focus in his practice was the refining of an instant result channel based acupuncture system and protocol that was recently validated with enormous success in the first ever Emergency Department Randomized Controlled Acupuncture Trial. Amos is Director of the Integrated Medicine Research Center of Asaf Harofeh hospital, founder and chair of the Annual Israeli Herb-Drug Interaction Symposium, Board member of the Jerusalem International Conference on Integrative Medicine, Organizing Committee member of the International Congress of Chinese Medicine in Israel (ICCM), adjunct lecturer in the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and Bar Ilan University, a Publisher of scientific articles, book chapters and an orthopedic acupuncture manual (in editing) and manager of ‘Heaven and Earth’ Chinese Medicine Specialty Clinic devoted to patient care

Seminar Overview

A classical acupuncture system, based on familiar TCM concepts and ancients channel theory for musculoskeletal disorders and pain.

It’s unique approach involves the use of Jing-well points in conjunction with channel theory which results in impressing instant change

In the channel system and therefore measurable results. The system is very easy to learn and will be applicable at the end of this hands-on workshop.

Course highlights:

  • Pragmatic step by step clinical protocol
  • Use of few needles/acupuncture points
  • Distal needling method based on TCM Channel Theory
  • Activation of Jing-Well points
  • Integration with rehabilitation modalities
  • Instant measurable improvement and results
  • Clinically validated in a Randomized Controlled Trial
  • Ability to apply  the system at the end of the workshop

What is channel theory

According the classics, Channel theory is one of the 3 pillars of Chinese Medicine which also include Yin Yang and five element theory and Zang Fu theory. Much of the material on classical Channel Theory was not included in modern TCM text books and teaching programs. This course will cover the basic structure of channel theory and function yet will focus on it’s clinical applications.

What will I learn

Amos Ziv, M.Sc L.Ac, will be presenting a simple yet highly effective Acupuncture/Acupressure system for instant and lasting pain relief and healing. This workshop will teach a practical clinical tool which is based on classical TCM channel theory.

What will I be able treat

  • Effective for:
    • Back and neck chronic or acute pain or reduced range of motion
    • Whiplash injury
    • Residual pain and discomfort from long term old  trauma
    • “Stubborn ” conditions that have failed treatment with other modalities or acupuncture treatments
    • Radiculopathy due to bulging or herniated disk
    • Joint pain
    • Frozen shoulder
    • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    • Tennis and Golfer’s elbow
    • Trigger finger
    • De-Quervain’s  syndrome
    • Post-operative pain
    • Numbness/tingling/ decreased musculoskeletal range of motion
    • And much more…

Praise for Practical Channel Theory Applications for Acupuncture in Pain Management

This system has been used successfully with thousands of patients in China, Israel and the US and has been taught for numerous practitioners in Israel and USA. It has been clinically validated in a randomized controlled trial for acute back and neck pain in a major hospital in Israel.

What participants attending the workshop have said:

“An effective system to treat pain, the use of Jing-well points is helpful in the most difficult cases”
Guy Aharonson – TCM and Japanese Acupuncturist, Tell Aviv.

“I use the system with great success in the treatment of pain, it is highly effective”
Gabi Azrieli – TCM practitioner, Jerusalem.

“The system works great, it is effective for both chronic and acute cases”
Sofie Moyes, TCM practitioner, Ridhon Le-Zion.

Tuition Fees


Please note:
Refunds and Cancellation Policy:

  • Requests for refunds must be made in writing no later than 4 weeks prior to the seminar. No refunds will be granted after that date.


  1. Jennifer says:

    Hello Amos,

    I am interested in attending your seminar, in November.

    To be clear – is the method you teach similar to Andrew Nugent-Head,’s work?

    Best regards

    J C Miles Lic Ac MBAcC

    1. admin says:

      Hi Jennifer
      you will receive an email directly from Amos
      all the best

  2. Pam murphy says:

    are you giving CPT credits?

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