Acupoints & Motor Points

Pronator Teres Motor Point and Its Multiple Functions

By |February 6th, 2020|Acupoints & Motor Points, Assessment & Treatment|

The pronator teres (PT) muscle is located on the ventral aspect of the forearm connecting the radius and ulna together. Its length runs obliquely across the forearm and is thicker on the proximal half of the muscle and then becomes a thin, broad tendon

DU 16 (Fengfu) and the Myodural Bridge

By |January 2nd, 2020|Acupoints & Motor Points|

In this post, we will look at DU 16 (fengfu) and the myodural bridge. Studies over the past 20 years have revealed that there are myofibrous connective tissues bridging the suboccipital muscles (primarily the oblique capitis superior, rectus capitis posterior major and minor) to

Anatomy of SP 4 (Gongsun) and Balance of the Medial Arch

By |August 1st, 2019|Acupoints & Motor Points|

This blog post on the anatomy of SP 4 contains an image and a video from cadaver labs in the Sports Medicine Acupuncture Certification program. These are for medical professionals only and its use is strictly for educational purposes. Do not share these with

Muscle Motor Points: A Focus on Location

By |July 3rd, 2019|Acupoints & Motor Points|

This article is an excerpt on Muscle Motor Points from the soon to be released textbook Sports Medicine Acupuncture: An Integrated Approach to Combining Sports Medicine with Traditional Chinese Medicine by Matt Callison, L.Ac. Book publication is coming October 25, 2019. The electrophysiological definition

The Huatuojiaji Points & Spinal Degeneration (Spondylosis)

By |December 29th, 2018|Acupoints & Motor Points|

This blog post is an excerpt from Matt Callison’s soon to be released text book, Sports Medicine Acupuncture: An Integrated Approach Combining Sports Medicine and Traditional Chinese Medicine due out Spring of 2019!  It was Hua Tuo (110-207 AD), an important physician of the

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