Scalp Acupuncture Workshop

Scalp acupuncture for neurological diseases


Scalp Acupuncture is one of the modern microsystem acupuncture techniques which combine Chinese acupuncture needling methods with western medical knowledge of anatomy, physiology, pathology, neurology and particularly the elementary functional neuroanatomy about representative areas of the cerebral cortex. 

Scalp Acupuncture was originally invented in China and first published in 1971 as a separately acupuncture technique. It is widely practiced in not only in China but also worldwide. There are several different styles of scalp acupuncture. After 50 years’ practice, scalp acupuncture is still on developing in its locations, techniques and applications. 


Day 1:  Introduction, location, indication, and needling of scalp acupuncture


Day 2: 

TCM Brain theory and neurological knowledge. 

Understanding on commonly seen neurological disease and their treatments with scalp acupuncture1: Stroke, Multiple Sclerosis (MS), Parkinson's Disease. 

Demonstration and practice.


Day 3: 

Understanding on commonly seen neurological disorders and their treatments with scalp acupuncture2: Alzheimer’s disease and other dementia, Brain injuries, Autism, Cerebral Palsy, Epilepsy, Headache and Pain associated with neurological disorders.

Demonstration and practice.

Date: 23./24./25.02.2024

(Fr. 10:00 - 18:00, Sa. 9:30 - 18:00, Su.  9:00 - 16:00)


Language: English


Entry requirements: 

Basic knowledge of Chinese Medicine & acupuncture


Credits: 24 UE (à 45 Min.) / 18 Hours



Lecturer:  Prof. Tian Jun, Wang                                                                                          



Marie-Curie-Straße 1, 53359 Rheinbach  (Gründer- und Technologiezentrum Rheinbach)

- Rheinbach train station and center can be reached in about 10 minutes by foot

- Plenty of free parking spaces


Costs (early-birds-price *) for 3 Days: 

1) Standard: 625 € (early-birds-price 606 €)

2) Members of AGTCM and SGTCM Alumni: 500 € (early-birds-price 485 €)


Individuals who participated in the fundamental session in Rothenburg in 2023 led by Prof. Wang have the option to enroll in the advanced course for Day 2 and Day 3. Costs for 2 Days: 

1) Standard: 420 € (early-birds-price 408 €)

2) Members of AGTCM and SGTCM Alumni: 336 € (early-birds-price 325 €)


* Early-birds-price: Registration before 10.01.2024


Prof. Tianjun, Wang


Dr. Tianjun Wang graduated from Nanjing University of Chinese Medicine (NJUCM) in 1989. He completed his PhD at NJUCM. Tianjun 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. 

Prof. 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.