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The 4th WFC EASTERN MEDITERRANEAN REGIONAL MEETING. Hosted by: The Emirates Chiropractic Association Ewan Hotel – Sharjah, UAE February 27-28, 2009. Goals. Formation of a Regional Association at the Eastern Mediterranean Region

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The 4th wfc eastern mediterranean regional meeting

The 4th WFC EASTERN MEDITERRANEAN REGIONAL MEETING

Hosted by:

The Emirates Chiropractic Association

Ewan Hotel – Sharjah, UAE

February 27-28, 2009


Goals

Goals

  • Formation of a Regional Association at the Eastern Mediterranean Region

  • Discuss issues relating to promotion of the chiropractic profession and upgrade the standards of the profession in the Region

  • Pinpoint manner in which the WFC can help the National Associations in creating National Legislation, where applicable and to better organize the Eastern Mediterranean Region

  • Continue what was started in Lemesos-Cyprus on May 2006 and Istanbul-Turkey on October 2007 and Cairo in March 2008.


Agenda program

Agenda/Program

AGENDA/PROGRAM

Chair:Dr. Stathis Papadopoulos, DC, FFEACWFC President, Representative Eastern Mediterranean Region

Guests:  Mr. David Chapman-Smith, WFC Secretary-General, Dr Sira Borges, Past President, Brazilian Chiropractors Association.

Instructor: Dr Mark J. Langweiler, DC, DAAPM, DACFE

Senior Lecturer, Welsh Institute of Chiropractic, University of Glamorgan, Division of Chiropractic


The 4th wfc eastern mediterranean regional meeting

  • Stathis Papadopoulos DC, FFEAC a)Welcome to Country Representatives and Delegatesb)Creation of a regional Website

  • David Chapman Smith LLB (Hons.)a) Palmer College of Chiropractic 5 Minute Video on Chiropractic b) WHO Beijing Declaration Supports CAM and Chiropractic c) World Law Regulation of the Chiropractic Professiond) WFC's 10th Biennial Congress,Montreal, Quebec, Canada

  • Seminar


A two day seminar for practicing chiropractors was also included with a hands on

A two-day seminar for practicing chiropractors was also included with a hands on:

The Diagnosis and Treatment of Pain with an Emphasis on Spinal Pain


The 4th wfc eastern mediterranean regional meeting

Day 1 (5hrs)

1. Introduction to back pain

Epidemiology

Evolution - Proximate causes, Evolutionary causes

2. Basic Anatomy

Spine,TMJ, Nervous System, Pain Producing Elements

3. Diagnosis

Orthopedics, Neurology, Non-organic and Visceral Referral Patterns


The 4th wfc eastern mediterranean regional meeting

Day 2 (5hrs)

4.Non-Chiropractic Treatments for Back Pain - An Overview

5.Equating Our Clinical Findings with Treatment

6.Cranial Sacral Therapy: The 10 Step Protocol and Clinical Decisions for Use

7.Adjustive Techniques

8.Wu Style Tai Chi Chuanas a bonus


The 4th wfc eastern mediterranean regional meeting

  • Representatives from

  • the following countries attended:

  • Cyprus

  • Turkey

  • Iran

  • Egypt

  • Saudi Arabia

  • Lebanon

  • Libya

  • UAE

  • Qatar


The 4th wfc eastern mediterranean regional meeting

The 5th WFC

Eastern Mediterranean Regional Meetingwill take placein Iran or Saudi Arabia


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