Why Do We Have Neck Pains?

Patients with chronic neck problems are always a challenge in the clinic – many times treatments provide relief of pain and restore mobility but, quite often, the relief is temporary and the issues are never really solved.

In this course, Rani Ayal explores the reasons behind neck pains and discuss specific diagnostic techniques, treatment strategies and point selection to improve clinical success.

Why Do We Have Neck Pains?

A Classical Acupuncturist’s Approach to the Diagnosis & Treatment of Neck Problems

7 Video Lessons 
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1:25 hours 
On-Demand Video
3 Interactive Quizzes
Certificate On Completion
CEUs/PDAs/CPDs

What you will learn

  • Treat neck pain with a classical perspective.
  • Improve your clinical success with new treatment strategies and point selection.
  • Diagnose neck pain in the context of its different roles in human life. 

Course Overview

Patients with chronic neck problems are always a challenge in the clinic – many times treatments provide relief of pain and restore mobility but, quite often, the relief is temporary and the issues are never really solved.

In this course, Rani Ayal explores the reasons behind neck pains and discuss specific diagnostic techniques, treatment strategies and point selection to improve clinical success.


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1.5 CEUs/PDAs
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This course has been produced from materials recorded at the ICCM Congress. The ICCM arranges a yearly outstanding international TCM gathering held in Tel-Aviv during Vernal Equinox in March.


Course Reviews:

loved this course

Rated 5 out of 5
October 5, 2021

I loved this course! Rani explained everything so clearly and it was awesome to actually learn the personal differences between different neck pains. This can be immediately applied in the clinic.

Karen Gana
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About Instructor

Rani Ayal

Rani Ayal has been practicing and teaching Chinese Medicine since 1989. Initially trained in Japan in Shiatsu and Meridian style Acupuncture, he returned to Israel to complete his studies in TCM acupuncture and herbal therapy and then continued his training in Classical Chinese Medicine, specializing in the philosophies of Five Phases and Stems & Branches, with master acupuncturist Joan Duveen of Holland who continues to be his mentor to this day. Former head of Acupuncture at Sourasky medical center in Tel Aviv and chairman of the Israeli TCM association, Rani maintains a full time clinic for adults and children, treating over 120 patients a week. Rani is co-author of an upcoming book on the points of acupuncture, named "Gates of Life" and lectures frequently in Israel and internationally.

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Course Includes

  • 2 Sections
  • 7 Lessons
  • 3 Quizzes
  • Course Certificate