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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.

SMAC Program Direction

By |March 17th, 2021|Business & Practice, Featured, News & Events|

The current 2019-2020 Sports Medicine Acupuncture Certification (SMAC) Program was paused halfway through the program in March 2020, due to COVID-19. Since then, we began to offer SMAC classes in several ways—as online webinars (partial program), online webinar recordings, as well as continuing

Supinator Syndrome

By |March 2nd, 2021|Assessment & Treatment, Channel Sinews (Jingjin)|

This blog article on "Supinator Syndrome" is an excerpt from the Sports Medicine Acupuncture: An Integrated Approach Combining Sports Medicine with Traditional Chinese Medicine textbook available from smatextbook.com. The Great Imitator for Lateral Epicondylitis Figure 1. Increased tension in the supinator muscle

PEER REVIEW: Sports Medicine Acupuncture Textbook Review

By |February 1st, 2021|Sports Medicine Acupuncture and Injuries|

We are thankful to Alex Brazkiewicz for this unbiased and insightful Sports Medicine Acupuncture textbook review. For more reviews, visit the smatexbook.com website. by Alex Brazkiewicz | Journal of Chinese Medicine The first thing one notices when this book arrives in the post

Behind the Scenes: A Brief Look into Creating SMAC Online Webinars

By |January 4th, 2021|Business & Practice, Featured, News & Events|

The year 2020 threw everyone for a loop. In our world of Sports Medicine Acupuncture, that meant an enormous pivot had to occur in order to continue bringing knowledge and information to you, our students, in the form of new anatomical findings, ongoing

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

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:

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