• Presented By

    Norman Zavela, MD, FAAMA


1-Hour Live Webcast

Wednesday, June 26, 2024
8:00 pm ET, 7:00 pm CT, 5:00 pm PT


During this brief 1-hour webinar Dr. Zavela will go over how to use acupuncture to treat carpal tunnel syndrome.


This presentation will provide treatment options from an acupuncture perspective for a patient with carpal tunnel syndrome after a review of the anatomy of the arm including the nerve pathways. Carpal tunnel syndrome symptoms and other treatment options will also be presented. Acupuncture meridians and points will be presented in relation to various acupuncture approaches.

Learning objectives

At the conclusion of this LIVE webcast physician participants will be able to:

  • Identify the neuroanatomy of the arm and wrist.
  • Describe carpal tunnel symptoms and identify patients who best will respond to acupuncture.
  • Demonstrate the meridians and acupoints related to treating carpal tunnel syndrome.
  • Create a treatment plan specific to individual patients.

Norman Zavela, MD, FAAMA

Dr. Norman Zavela is a board-certified anesthesiologist who completed the Helms course in 1996 and was board certified in 1999. Dr. Zavela has his own clinic and is willing to treat most anything that comes through the door. He has been practicing acupuncture for about 28 years. Dr. Zavela became a Fellow of the American Academy of Medical Acupuncture after publishing a paper on the treatment of carpal tunnel syndrome in the Medical Acupuncture journal (Vol. 22, No 4 (December) 2010; pp 273-276). He currently serves on the Medical Education Committee for the AAMA.

To Register

The fee to participate in this LIVE activity is $40/members and $70/non-members per webcast.

Use the button below to register/pay for the live presentation.

Once paid, access instructions will be emailed to participant. At the conclusion of the LIVE activity, an evaluation/survey must be completed with attestation of credit/participation. Certificate of completion will be emailed when completed evaluation/survey is completed.


The American Academy of Medical Acupuncture is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME). The AAMA designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Disclosure Statement

Norman Zavela, MD, FAAMA has indicated no real or apparent conflicts.

The reviewers and activity planners have no financial relationships to disclose.

Disclosure Policy

AAMA must ensure that anyone who is in a position to control the content of the education activity has disclosed all financial relationships that you have had in the past 24 months (even if now ended) with ineligible companies. We define ineligible companies as those whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients.