Brain Damages Related to Post COVID-19 and Acupuncture Strategy
With the outbreak of COVID-19 worldwide, increasing evidences have indicated it is a multi-organ disease with a broad spectrum of manifestations. Brain damages, including neurological and psychological disorders, are common problems related to COVID-19, not only infection time but also post period.
The mostly common seen brain damages related to post COVID-19 are fatigue, anxiety, depression, sleep disturbances, PTSD, cognitive disturbances (brain fog), headaches, etc. The interests of TCM and acupuncture understanding and possible help are increasing.
TCM has a long history in dealing with these conditions, it was mostly related to five-zang organs. With the development of TCM Brain theory and clinical practice, more interesting have been moved to Brain and its related techniques, such as scalp acupuncture, Du-mai Dao-qi acupuncture, etc.
The talk, Brain damages related to post COVID-19 and acupuncture strategy, will briefly introduce the Brain theory and techniques and focus on its clinical practice for the brain damages related to post COVID-19 with some real cases studies.
About Dr. Tianjun Wang
Dr. Tianjun Wang graduated from Nanjing University of Chinese Medicine (NJUCM) in 1989 and then worked as a medical doctor in a TCM hospital in Nanjing China. He completed his PhD at NJUCM in 2008. Dr. Wang moved to the UK and joined the University of East London UK as a Senior Lecturer and the Director of Acupuncture Clinic 2007- 2014. He is a Guest Professor of NJUCM and the Master and PhD course supervisor at UK Centre of NJUCM. Current Prof. Wang is the Principal of the London Academy of Chinese Acupuncture. Prof. Wang is the Vice President of the Scalp Acupuncture Committee of World Federation of Chinese Medicine Societies (WFCMS) and the president of the Institute of Scalp Acupuncture UK. He owns TJ Acupuncture Clinic and Brain Care Centre in London.
Dr. Wang has authored and co-authored more than 50 academic papers as well as peer reviewers to many international journals. His authored book “Acupuncture for Brain: Treatment for Neurological and Psychologic Disorders” published by Springer 2020. As a well-known speaker, Prof. Dr. Wang has talked in lots of international conferences and seminars.