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About Matt Callison

Matt Callison is the president of the Sports Medicine Acupuncture Certification program. He has been combining sports medicine and traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) for over 26 years. He is the author of the Motor Point and Acupuncture Meridians Chart, the Motor Point Index, The Sports Medicine Acupuncture textbook and many articles on the combination of sports medicine and TCM.

Exercise Prescription for the Acupuncturist — Elevated Ilium and Medial Knee Pain: A Channel Sinew Perspective

By |December 2nd, 2020|Corrective Exercises/Intradermal Needles, Sports Medicine Acupuncture and Injuries|

Figure 1. The practitioner places both hands over the highest point of each ilium and observes the relative hand placement to determine if there is an elevated ilium. Rehabilitative exercise is a comprehensive science based on a

What Is Sports Acupuncture?

By |November 3rd, 2020|Business & Practice, Featured, Sports Medicine Acupuncture and Injuries|

  Sports acupuncture is a non-defined general term used by many practitioners who apply acupuncture to treat activity or sports-related injuries. The principle behind this term is based solely on the practitioner’s own experience in either “sports” or “acupuncture.” Currently, there is no regulatory

Elbow, Wrist & Hand Pain Acupuncture Articles & Abstracts

By |October 13th, 2020|C.SMA Resources|

We hope you find these elbow, wrist and hand pain acupuncture articles and abstracts helpful in your sports medicine acupuncture practice: Trinh, K. V., Phillips, S. D., Ho, E., & Damsma, K. (2004). Acupuncture for the alleviation of lateral epicondyle pain:

Head & Neck Pain Acupuncture Articles & Abstracts

By |October 13th, 2020|C.SMA Resources|

We hope you find these head and neck pain acupuncture articles and abstracts helpful in your sports medicine acupuncture practice: Witt, C. M., Jena, S., Brinkhaus, B., Liecker, B., Wegscheider, K., & Willich, S. N. (2006). Acupuncture for patients with chronic

Leg, Ankle & Foot Acupuncture Articles and Abstracts

By |October 13th, 2020|C.SMA Resources|

Welcome to AcuSport Education's Leg, Ankle & Foot Acupuncture articles and abstracts—a valuable resource available exclusively to C.SMA practitioners. Fong, D. T., Chan, Y. Y., Mok, K. M., Yung, P. S., & Chan, K. M. (2009). Understanding acute ankle ligamentous sprain

Shoulder Pain Acupuncture Articles & Abstracts

By |October 13th, 2020|C.SMA Resources|

We hope you find these shoulder pain acupuncture articles and abstracts helpful in your sports medicine acupuncture practice: Gilbertson, B., Wenner, K., & Russell, L. C. (2003). Acupuncture and arthroscopic acromioplasty. Journal of orthopaedic research, 21(4), 752-758. Lathia, A. T., Jung, S. M.,

Low Back & Hip Pain Acupuncture Articles & Abstracts

By |October 13th, 2020|C.SMA Resources|

We hope you find these low back and hip pain acupuncture articles and abstracts helpful for your sports medicine acupuncture practice: Ganiyu, S. O., & Gujba, K. F. (2015). Effects of acupuncture, core-stability exercises, and treadmill walking exercises in treating a

SMAC Program Direction

By |September 15th, 2020|Business & Practice, Featured, News & Events|

As we all find our way through this ever-challenging and uncertain time, AcuSport Education (AE) has begun to implement the NEW direction for Sports Medicine Acupuncture education for its students. The current 2019-2020 Sports Medicine Acupuncture Certification (SMAC) Program was stopped in

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