Program 2017

Saturday, June 24/2017

9.00-9.30 Opening
Chair – K. Theodoratou – il. Oztekin
9.30-10.00 Neuroscience of mental pain and acupuncture Dr K.Theodoratou MD, Med Psych. MSc, Greece
10.00-11.00 High-tech laser acupuncture and pain: From experimental studies to clinical applications Dr G. Litscher Univ.Prof.,MSc PhD MDsc Medical University of Graz, Austria
11.00-11.30 Neuroimaging evidence of pain modulation in headache disorders Dr F. Christidi, MSc, PhD, Clinical Neuropsychologist, Greece
11.30-12.00 Coffee Break
12.00-12.30 The management of post-operative pain with acupuncture Dr İ. Öztekin, MD, Prof., PhD, Turkey
12.30-13.00 Pain management of animal patients with the use of acupuncture (from food producing to companion animals) Dr E.Tsalkama DVM, Acupuncturist, Greece 
13.00-13.30 Acupuncture and chronic low back pain Dr G. Lazarou, MD, MSc, PhD, Orthopaedic Surgeon, Athens, Greece
13.30-15.00 Lunch break
13.30-14.30 Audience Open Hour
Chair – G.Lazarou – G.Litscher
15.00-15.30 Stimulation of the "pain" ear acupuncture point Shenmen with yellow and green laser – a cross over study in volunteers Dr D. Litscher, MSc, PhD, TCM Medical University of Graz, Austria
15.30-16.00 The placebo and nocebo effect in the treatment of chronic pain Dr E. Georgiadis MSc, Μolecular Βiologist, Greece
16.00-16.30 Chronic pain (in diabetic patients) as a consequence of metabolic inflammation (metainflammation)- The new holistic approach including modern medical acupuncture Dr G. Bellos MD, PhD, Greece
16.30-17.00 To see what we look at: mechanisms for an integrative vision Dr A.C. Sant'Ana MD, Bauru Estadual Hospital, Brazil


Sunday, June 25/2017