Business & Practice

SMAC Program Direction

By Matt Callison|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

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

By Matt Callison and Elisabeth Gould|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

What Is Sports Acupuncture?

By Brian Lau and Matt Callison|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

My Journey to the NFL

By Hilary Patzer, L.Ac.|August 30th, 2019|Business & Practice, Sports Medicine Acupuncture and Injuries|

I graduated with a Masters in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine in 2009. Because of my personal athletic career, I had no desire to treat athletes with acupuncture, I wanted to envelop myself with something, anything other than sports and athletics. I tried being a

How Acupuncturists Can Connect with Sports Teams

By |March 4th, 2019|Business & Practice|

As sports research increases, the role of an individual is becoming more and more centralized. With that increase in individual need, from amateur to professional sports, the need for acupuncture is also becoming more and more prevalent. In this article, we‘ll show how acupuncturists

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