Assessment & Treatment

Vertebral Mechanics: Spinal Offsets

By |March 31st, 2021|Assessment & Treatment, Uncategorized|

Addendum to "Spinal Offsets and the Huatuojiaji Points: A Zangfu Perspective" Webinar with Lhasa OMS Matt Callison and I were recent guests on a Lhasa OMS hosted webinar. We discussed Huatuojiaji points, vertebral mechanics, spinal offsets and their relationship to the Zangfu. This

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

Meralgia Paresthetica: Lateral Femoral Cutaneous Nerve Entrapment

By |September 3rd, 2020|Assessment & Treatment, Sports Medicine Acupuncture and Injuries|

Figure 1. Paresthesia from meralgia paresthetica is located in the anterior-lateral and lateral thigh regions. Meralgia Paresthetica is a common clinical condition that an orthopedic or sports acupuncturist will encounter in their practice. It is a soft-tissue

Ulnar Nerve Entrapment at the Elbow

By |February 26th, 2020|Assessment & Treatment, Sports Medicine Acupuncture and Injuries|

This blog post is an evolution of the October 2019 blog post entitled “Cubital Tunnel Syndrome.” Be sure to scroll down to the video showing the anatomy and acupuncture needle technique for opening the myofascial cubital tunnel.   Figure 1. Ulnar nerve entrapment

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

Cubital Tunnel Syndrome

By |October 2nd, 2019|Assessment & Treatment, Sports Medicine Acupuncture and Injuries|

This blog post is an excerpt from the newly released textbook by Matt Callison—“Sports Medicine Acupuncture: An Integrated Approach Combining Sports Medicine and Traditional Chinese Medicine." Go to smatextbook.com for more details. Figure 1. The cubital tunnel, just distal to SI 8, is

Acupuncture and Moxibustion for Lateral Epicondylitis

By |August 30th, 2018|Assessment & Treatment, Sports Medicine Acupuncture and Injuries|

This Acupuncture and Moxibustion for Lateral Epicondylitis blog is a modified excerpt from the soon to be released Sports Medicine Acupuncture: An Integrated Approach Combining Sports Medicine and Traditional Chinese Medicine by Matt Callison. Figure 1. Lateral epicondylitis is marked by pronounced tenderness

Sacroiliac Joint Pain and Dysfunction

By |July 28th, 2018|Assessment & Treatment, Sports Medicine Acupuncture and Injuries|

Figure A. UB 26 and UB27 are located in very close proximity to the sacroiliac joint. The PSIS covers approximately the upper half of the sacroiliac joint. Sacroiliac joint pain (SIJ) is a common injury, which the patient will often seek help

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