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Kiiko Matsumoto in Los Angeles - March 5 & 6, 2016

American University of Complementary Medicine

Dorsolateral Prefrontal Cortex (DLPFC) and Chronic Pain.

March 5 & 6, 2016

Marina Del Rey, CA

This course is approved by the California Acupuncture Board for 15 Hours of Continuing Education in Category I.

Chronic pain can be a complex disorder involving multiple system adaptations. The dorsolateral prefrontal cortex (DLPFC) is a very important area of the brain that deals with working memory and decision making. Problems in the DLPFC can lead to abnormal memory or holding patterns leading to chronic pain. In the first day, Kiiko Matsumoto will demonstrate techniques for treating the DLPFC and resolving difficult to treat pain conditions. The DLPFC is also involved in stress, anxiety, fear and other physical and emotional holding patterns that also respond to treatment. In addition to the DLPFC, Kiiko will introduce new techniques for treating scars. For example, she has found that C-sections and other abdominal surgeries often result in hand and foot problems years later. These new techniques can greatly increase efficacy of scar treatments and help prevent multiple problems later on in life.

*** Kiiko Matsumoto will be doing class demonstrations on Saturday and Sunday (March 5 & 6). If you are interested in volunteering or have patients you would like to volunteer for the class, please contact Joseph Chai at jchai@aucm.org ***

About Kiiko Matsumoto

Kiiko Matsumoto, L.Ac. is a licensed acupuncturist practicing in Massachusetts who graduated from acupuncture school in Japan. She returns to her native Japan annually to study with Japanese Masters and has trained with Masters Kawaii, Nagano, Ito, and others. A master acupuncturist in her own right, she is the author of four books on acupuncture, including her recently acclaimed, Clinical Acupunture Strategies, Volumes 1 and 2.


March 5 & 6, 2016
Saturday & Sunday
9 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Hilton Garden Inn
4200 Admiralty Way
Marina Del Rey, CA 90292

***Please contact Hotel for discounted room rates.***


Postmarked by Feb. 29, 2016
Weekend $370
One-Day $260

Postmarked after Feb. 29, 2016
Weekend $395
One-Day $285

Unlicensed Oriental Medical students can receive a $50 discount on the above prices.


Dorsolateral Prefrontal Cortex and Chronic Pain
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This course is approved by the California Acupuncture Board for 15 Hours of Continuing Education in Category I.

Recent comments from students:

I love Kiiko. She is so lively & funny. So much valuable knowledge.

- Paulusse, LAc

Very interesting and useful.

- Irit P. LAc

Great Organization. Thanks to AUCM for a great job.

- James B. LAc

As always - I'm a huge Kiiko Fan, AKA - Kiiko Geeko!! :)

- Tiffany A. LAc

Excellent class, Kiiko is brilliant and entertaining.

- Merle M. LAc

She is very knowledgeable, passionate & very giving of her expertise.

- LG. LAc

My first Kiiko seminar - I'll be back for sure!! :)

-Keri M. Student

Very helpful. Thank you!

- Yamin C. Student

Kiiko Matsumoto always gives so much useful information. She gets amazing results in such a short time.

-Karlene D. LAc

Thank you for offering this training!

- Cathleen R. LAc

Thank you for bring Kiiko sensei to the West!

- Sharon O. LAc

Superb - As usual

Larry J. LAc

As always, learned a great deal. Thank you!

- Jennifer L. LAc

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