Sports Medicine Acupuncture and Injuries

Acupuncture for Tibial Stress Syndrome (Shin Splints)

By |September 25th, 2018|Sports Medicine Acupuncture and Injuries|

From professional to recreational sports, running is a common activity in which tibial stress syndrome becomes a primary complaint of lower leg pain. In treating this syndrome for over 15 years from both a western and eastern view, the author felt the importance of performing a study on this frequent injury. The research described below was designed to answer the basic question: Over the duration of the study, did athletes who received acupuncture perceive a decrease in shin splint pain and increase in activity level compared to athletes who received standard treatment?

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

Acupuncture for Hip Pain: A Sports Medicine Acupuncture® Approach

By |April 27th, 2018|Case Studies, Featured, Sports Medicine Acupuncture and Injuries|

Many people who suffer chronic pain or ongoing injuries struggle to find a long-term solution. Sports Medicine Acupuncture is a revolutionary method of treatment that incorporates principals from both Western Sports Medicine and Traditional Chinese Medicine into a truly integrated system. It can succeed

The Kidneys Influence on Ligaments

By |March 30th, 2018|Sports Medicine Acupuncture and Injuries|

This blog entry is an excerpt from the author’s soon to be released book, Sports Medicine Acupuncture, that discusses the kidneys influence on ligaments. Typically, TCM theory places ligaments (and tendons) within the category known as jin or “sinews”. Additionally, TCM

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