What You Get
CEUs/PDAs 2.75
Approved: Florida (2.5), NCCAOM (2.5), Standard Certificate (2.75) Pending: California
LENGTH 2.75 Hours
Course TYPE Recorded Webinar
ACCESS Mobile, Desktop, Tablet
NOTES Notes are provided with this course.
Course Overview
Motor entry point locations and needle protocols will be shown for the muscles associated with vertebral and sacral fixations. The Psoas, Gluteus Maximus, Popliteus, Middle Deltoid, Lower Trapezius, Splenius Capitis, Semispinalis Capitis and Splenius Cervicis will be presented. In addition, supportive muscles for vertebral and sacral fixations will be presented such as the transversospinalis group located at the Huatuojiaji point, the suboccipital muscles, the longissimus thoracis (inner UB channel), iliocostalis thoracis (outer UB channel) and the levator scapula. The practitioner will see many motor entry points in human muscle tissue from AcuSport Education's cadaver dissections. Observing the motor nerve entrance into the muscle can help the practitioner enhance their skills and appreciation of needle depth.
  • The practitioner will observe many muscle motor points for vertrebral and sacral fixations.
  • The practitioner will learn current research on motor point locations.
  • The practitioner will learn appropriate needle depth for the muscle motor points.
  • Outline
    0 hrs - 15 min

    Introduction: Motor Point Locations and Research

    15 min - 45 min

    Huatuojiaji Points/Transversospinales Group MEP’s

    45 min - 1.25 hrs

    Psoas, Gluteus Maximus, Popliteus and Middle Deltoid MEP’s

    1.25 hrs - 1.5 hrs

    Teres Major and Lower Trapezius MEP’s

    1.5 hrs - 1.75 hrs

    Neck Extensors: Splenius Capitis, Semispinalis Capitis and Splenius Cervicis MEP’s

    1.75 hrs - 2 hrs

    Suboccipital Muscle MEP’s

    2 hrs - 2.25 hrs

    Longissimus Thoracis and Iliocostalis Thoracis MEP’s

    2.25 hrs - 2.75 hrs

    Levator Scapula MEP’s

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    About Matt Callison

    Matt Callison uses his experience and education as an acupuncturist and athletic trainer to contribute to the development of blending Sports Medicine and Chinese Medicine with the intention of helping others. Matt Callison’s unique ability to blend Chinese Medicine with Sports Medicine for over 25 years is demonstrated by his excellent reputation. This is particularly evident in his educational program, the “Sports Medicine Acupuncture Certification Program”, which is attended by acupuncturists worldwide. He has over 20 years experience in cadaver dissection that has helped him to further broaden and deepen his educational program for the acupuncturist. Mr. Callison has had a clinical practice for over 26 years and is well known for developing innovative and successful treatment protocols for musculoskeletal injury. He has published many articles including a clinical study on acupuncture and tibial stress syndromes (shin splints) as well as an article on Sports Related Muscle Tension Headaches in the Journal of Chinese Medicine. Furthermore, Mr. Callison is well-known for his work with professional athletes. Mr. Callison is also the creator of the Motor Point and Acupuncture Meridian Chart as well as the author of three publications, The Motor Point Manual, Motor Point Index and in press: The Sports Medicine Acupuncture textbook. Matt Callison earned his Bachelor’s degree in Physical Education/Sports Medicine from San Diego State University in 1985. He worked in the Sports Medicine field at Alvarado Sports Medicine clinic in San Diego and Scripps Hospital in La Jolla, CA for 6 years. In 1991, Mr. Callison received his Master’s Degree in Traditional Oriental Medicine from Pacific College of Oriental Medicine, where the class he developed is still being taught- “Treatment of Orthopedic Disorders”. Mr. Callison serves as Pacific College’s supervisor of acupuncture interns at the University of California’s San Diego Sports Medicine RIMAC Center, where they treat athletes with his guidance in Sports Medicine Acupuncture. Mr. Callison continues to guest lecture in many acupuncture doctoral programs across the United States.

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