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Yamamoto New Scalp Acupuncture (YNSA) and the Treatment of Acute or Chronic Pain


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The workshop is an active learning workshop during which the participants will learn the background and the discovery of YNSA, the basic acupuncture points which were first described by Yamamoto and which are currently used to effectively treat pain and a wide range of neurological and orthopedic conditions, and how to apply YNSA. At the end of the workshop, each participant will have a basic understanding of YNSA and acquire the basic skills to apply YNSA to a patients with acute or chronic pain. This newly acquired skill should become part of the practitioner's therapeutic tool box and stimulate the participant to expand his/her knowledge on the application of YNSA with other therapeutic modalities in other clinical settings.


  • What is YNSA?
  • Who is Dr. Toshikatsu Yamamoto?
  • The discovery of YNSA
  • Benefits of YNSA
  • Contraindications of YNSA

Basic Anatomy of the Scalp

  • Anatomy of the scalp
  • Bones of the skull
  • Cranial muscles

YNSA Part 1

  • ¬†Learning the location and function of the basic points, A, B, C, D, E, F, G, and H.
  • Learning the location and function of the sensory points: eye, nose, mouth, ear, and throat
  • Elbow diagnosis

YNSA Part 2

  • Learning when and how to apply YNSA.
  • Learning how to combine YNSA with other treatment modalities


  • Demonstration of YNSA and explanations
  • Q&A

David Bomzon is a Chinese medicine therapist and lecturer who specializes in acupuncture in neurological rehabilitation (neuroacupuncture) and is considered to be the leading authority on rehabilitative acupuncture in Israel. 

David graduated from “East-West College for Classical Chinese Medicine” in Tel-Aviv, Israel in 2006 and is a former student of Dr Toshikatsu Yamamoto, the discoverer of Yamamoto New Scalp Acupuncture (YNSA).

David established the “Pnima Center” in 2007, the largest community clinic in Israel for Integrative Chinese medicine, which combines classical Chinese medicine and YNSA with western medicine. The “Pnima Center” is a unique support center which provides continuing professional enrichment, as well as professional guidance to new graduates and experienced practitioners in the field of complementary medicine.

David is the lead acupuncturist in the Rehabilitation Department, Bnai-Zion Medical Center in Haifa, Israel and he is involved in clinical research which is investigating the benefits of YNSA in neurological rehabilitation. 

As a leading authority on YNSA in Israel, David is regularly invited to lecture on YNSA at professional gatherings and conferences around the world.

In 2015, David also opened the “Pnima International School of Scalp Acupuncture”. which holds live and delivers online YNSA workshops and in 2020 David published a book titled “Clinical Handbook of Yamamoto New Scalp Acupuncture”

Throughout his career as a therapist, lecturer, and mentor, David has pushed for the integral combination of acupuncture, Chinese medicine and scalp acupuncture.

$75.00 USD

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