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SPORTS MEDICINE ACUPUNCTURE: An Integrated Approach Combining Sports Medicine and Traditional Chinese Medicine

BY MATT CALLISON, L.AC.

This beautiful, full color acupuncture textbook contains foundational information on the integration of sports medicine and traditional Chinese medicine, along with detailed information on over 93 sports and orthopedic injuries.

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SPORTS MEDICINE ACUPUNCTURE: An Integrated Approach Combining Sports Medicine and Traditional Chinese Medicine

This groundbreaking text is packed with indispensable clinical information, including innovative advanced needle techniques, therapeutic exercise recommendations and herbal medicine treatments. Over 780 detailed drawings and photos help make the material more accessible to the reader.

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KEY INSIGHTS ABOUT THE BOOK

  • The text is divided into three sections. Section I consists of Chapters 1 through 5 and begins with a review of some of the basic principles of sports medicine and traditional Chinese medicine, particularly in reference to musculoskeletal health and injuries. The information is presented in such a way that truly blends the theories and ideas of traditional Chinese medicine and sports medicine. Specific topics help to illuminate how these two systems of medicine complement each other. The rest of Section I reviews the basics of different treatment options including: acupuncture, therapeutic exercise, internal and external herbal medicine, moxibustion and adjunctive techniques like kinesiological taping, cupping, bloodletting and gua sha.
  • The second and third sections of this book consist of Chapters 6 through 12, also known as the “injury chapters.” Section II presents the reader with numerous injury conditions involving the neck, shoulder and upper extremity, while Section III covers the low back, hip and lower extremity. Each injury contains a detailed description, including typical mechanisms of injury, assessment and treatment suggestions, and a list of common TCM patterns that present in the localized area of the injury. A detailed prognosis that discusses the amount of treatment necessary and the timeframe for rehabilitation is presented at the end of each specific injury.
  • At the end of Chapter’s 6-12 contains a section on rehabilitative exercise that includes proprioceptive, stretching and strengthening exercises that are appropriate for different injuries.

THIS TEXT IS THE MOST COMPREHENSIVE AND THOROUGH ENGLISH LANGUAGE TEXT ON THE COMBINATION OF TRADITIONAL CHINESE MEDICINE AND SPORTS MEDICINE. WITH ITS FOCUS ON CLINICAL APPLICATIONS, MUCH OF THE INFORMATION WITHIN THIS BOOK CAN BE IMMEDIATELY UTILIZED IN THE ACUPUNCTURE CLINIC. IT IS ESSENTIAL FOR ANY ACUPUNCTURIST WHO TREATS WORK-RELATED, SPORTS AND/OR ORTHOPEDIC CONDITIONS.

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THE ULTIMATE GOAL

The ultimate goal of this book is to empower practitioners to serve the best interests of their patients by utilizing a comprehensive method in an expert manner. We have done our best and dedicated countless hours to ensure that the information in this book is presented in a way that enables the attainment of this goal. We feel that this is the most complete English-language text on sports medicine acupuncture available anywhere; we hope you agree.

Matt Callison, L.Ac.
Adam Schreiber, L.Ac.

PRAISE FOR THE BOOK

“As evidenced by this book, our profession has arrived at a higher level of integration of traditional acupuncture and modern bioscience………Matt’s work brings acupuncture further into mainstream medicine. This book both advances the practice of acupuncture for the practitioner and benefits the patient, who will appreciate the quick and effective results that this approach produces.”
JAKE PAUL FRATKIN, OMD, L.AC.
“An impressive and very thorough book destined to be a great reference guide for the clinic.”
TOM BISIO

“This book cleverly articulates the integration of sports acupuncture with traditional Chinese medicine and creates a unique and effective system of treatment. His techniques are clear and based both in anatomy and organ/meridian systems of East Asian medicine. Sports Medicine Acupuncture peeks into the future and it is a must for all practitioners who treat pain and musculoskeletal injury.”

WHITFIELD REAVES, OMD, L.AC.
“This is a truly comprehensive text that integrates TCM and modern sports medicine.”
DAN BENSKY, DO
“Every practitioner of acupuncture at every level will gain further insight and knowledge from this book.”
PETER DEADMAN
“As evidenced by this book, our profession has arrived at a higher level of integration of traditional acupuncture and modern bioscience………Matt’s work brings acupuncture further into mainstream medicine. This book both advances the practice of acupuncture for the practitioner and benefits the patient, who will appreciate the quick and effective results that this approach produces.”
JAKE PAUL FRATKIN, OMD, L.AC.
“An impressive and very thorough book destined to be a great reference guide for the clinic.”
TOM BISIO
“This book cleverly articulates the integration of sports acupuncture with traditional Chinese medicine and creates a unique and effective system of treatment. His techniques are clear and based both in anatomy as and in the organ and meridian systems of East Asian medicine. Sports Medicine Acupuncture peeks into the future and it is a must for all practitioners who treat pain and musculoskeletal injury.”
WHITFIELD REAVES, OMD, L.AC.
“This is a truly comprehensive text that integrates TCM and modern sports medicine.”
DAN BENSKY, DO
“Every practitioner of acupuncture at every level will gain further insight and knowledge from this book.”
PETER DEADMAN

ABOUT THE AUTHOR, MATT CALLISON, L.AC.

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 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 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 six 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, “Treatment of Orthopedic Disorders,” is still being taught. Mr. Callison continues to guest lecture in many acupuncture doctoral programs across the United States. 

As Clinic Supervisor for Pacific College at the University of California’s San Diego Sports Medicine RIMAC Center, Mr. Callison guides acupuncture interns in providing Sports Medicine Acupuncture to their athletes.

FAQS

The books arrived from the overseas printer on October 25th. We have scheduled to ship the book orders in the order that we received them, starting in early August. We intend to have all orders shipped by November 15th and delivered to you before Thanksgiving! Thank you for your support.

To save you money on shipping, we are sending the books individually for a reduced shipping rate. You saved money! You should be receiving your book complete order within a few days. We sent you an email with the tracking number when the books were shipped. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us at acusportorg@gmail.com.


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