Accelerated Tendon Healing

Level 5 - £149 (Optional Equipment Available)

Start: 9:45 am

End: 5:00 pm

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Full Day Cost Options:
With Optional Full Equipment Kit: £231.75 (2 x boxes of needles, sharps box, swabs, tray, hand gel, screw cups, screw tin, jade piece, oil, Gua Sha spoon, 8ml Hydr8 serum, 8ml Vit C serum)
With Equipment Kit minus Acupuncture Supplies: £174.47 (screw cups, screw tin, jade piece, oil, Gua Sha spoon, 8ml Hydr8 serum, 8ml Vit C serum)
Without kit: £149
** Notice, some equipment substitutions may have to be made on occasions)

Half Day Cost Options:
With Acupuncture kit: £127 (2 x boxes of needles, tray, sharps box, swabs, hand gel, screw tin)
Without kit: £95
Duration: 1/2 Day – 1:45pm to 5pm

Optional £49 fee to upgrade to a diploma.

This course runs from 9:45am to 5pm.

This Accelerated Tendon Healing course covers acupuncture techniques for fast and effective healing of ligaments and tendons. The Half day is mainly Tendon Acupuncture and the full day encompasses other techniques such as Cosmeceuticals, Gua Sha and Cupping for Tendon Healing.

Both Options: We demonstrate two specialist types of tendon release and stretching.
Both Options: We explain the main healing issues with tendons and ligaments and how to overcome them as well as the structure and function of tendons.
Both Options: We show you the secret of gaining De-Qi into your tendon treatments.
Both Options: This course will qualify you to use Tendon Acupuncture on successful completion
Full Day: The use of Traditional Gua Sha, cupping, massage and specialist tendon release techniques.
Full Day: We discuss our the use of modern cosmeceuticals in tendon healing.
Full Day: This course will qualify you to use Tendon Gua Sha and Tendon Release on successful completion
This course is completely unique, originating in clinics in Japan and further clinically developed by Chris Davies, CEO of the British Acupuncture Federation.

Assessment is by observation of students performing the therapy during the practical sessions to establish safe practice. Each student must be observed practising correct, safe, protocol in order to be deemed safe to practice and gain a full certificate. (equates to 6 hours CPD).

Half Day Includes:
Contraindications and Health and Safety
Introduction to Tendons
History of this protocol
What is it?
How does it work?
What does it do?
Tendon healing phases
Injury healing stages
Issues and applications
Tools and instruments
Liniments and Cosmeceuticals
Clinical Protocol
Locations of acupuncture points
Knee and hamstring applications
Practical demonstrations and student practice
Post treatment care
Consent forms
Patient records
Legal responsibilities
Practical demonstrations
Student practice of standard techniques and protocols

Full Day Includes all the above plus:
Gua Sha techniques
Cupping techniques
Massage techniques
Tendon release technique
Cosmetic Applications

For the full benefit of this course, you will need to hold a full Acupuncture Certificate or be a student in an acupuncture course.
If you do not have an Acupuncture Qualification but have a previous Lv3 and above manual therapy qualification (e.g. Sports Therapy) then this course will only qualify you for Tendon Acupuncture on extremities / limbs.

If you have a qualification in a statutory therapy (e.g. Physiotherapist, Chiropractor etc) or you are a qualified acupuncturist or medical practitioner, then this course will qualify you for Tendon Acupuncture and other modalities taught on the course, anywhere on the body.

You must hold a previous core Therapeutic Lv3 or above Diploma to attend this course.
You must be 18 years or older and understand spoken and written English.
You must consent to giving and receiving acupuncture therapy.


“I completed the tendon healing course taught by Chris Davies. The material was very well presented and delivered with clarity and enthusiasm. Highly recommend, for anyone trying to acquire new skills for the treatment room.”
Michael Christopherson


This course is only for trained those with a Lv3 or above related qualification, e.g. Acupuncturists, Physiotherapists, Sports therapists trained to Degree level and anyone medically qualified. If you fall into this category then yes you are welcome to attend. If you wish to discuss your qualifications for this course, please contact us for further information.

Yes, Balens insurance accept our Certificates and Diplomas. We work in close partnership with them, making sure that they accept all our qualifications. You may also be able to add this to your current insurance.
Please note, it is always advisable to check with you insurance provider if they will cover you for any qualification if you are unsure, as they will have their own prerequisites.

Yes we do, if you send us a message via the contact form then we can give you a quote for private training.

This is specifically for people working with sports injuries but is also a highly useful addition to the therapy toolkit for Chiropractors, Osteopaths and other specialists.

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