Pacific College of Oriental Medicine and AcuSport Seminars Presents:

Foundational Courses in Sports Medicine Acupuncture®

The following 2-day courses are foundational courses of Sports Medicine Acupuncture. These courses are developed for licensed acupuncturists to learn the integration of Traditional Chinese Medicine and Sports Medicine in the assessment and treatment of many common musculoskeletal injuries. These courses are excellent preparation for the Advanced Level, Sports Medicine Acupuncture Certification Program.

Assessment & Treatment of Lower Extremity Injuries

Date: September 19-20.9am-5pm.

Instructor: Matt Callison MS, L.Ac.

CEU: Pending approval.

Registration: Contact PCOM 619.574.6909

The practitioner taking this course will understand that many injuries involving the lower extremity are due to an imbalance in the lumbo-pelvic hip region as well as the ankle-foot complex. Balancing the relationship between these anatomical structures will greatly affect the outcome of treating lower extremity injuries. This seminar greatly enhances the success rate in treating lower extremity injuries by combining western and eastern diagnostic and treatment techniques.

  • Special emphasis will be placed on the assessment and treatment of common running injuries and why these injuries occur.
  • With a correct diagnosis of the affected tissue, the practitioner can then accurately apply successful point prescriptions to the affected sinew channel (jinjin) and corresponding channels (jing) for long lasting results.
  • Innovative treatment protocols will be practiced consisting of advanced needle techniques to the involved to the tissue, as well as reinforcing (bu fa) and reducing (xie fa) techniques to the motor points and acupuncture points of corresponding channels. Rehabilitative exercises will be demonstrated and practiced.