Sports Medicine Acupuncture Certification (SMAC) Webinar Program - Module IV: Neck, Shoulder, and Upper Extremity

The Fourth Series in the Sport Medicine Acupuncture Certification (SMAC) Webinar Program

The Sports Medicine Acupuncture Certification (SMAC) program is the most advanced training available to acupuncturists who want to excel at deeply understanding assessment, diagnosis and treatment of sports and orthopedic injuries in all age groups.

Brian Lau
Brian Lau
Matt Callison
Matt Callison

Series Overview

Matt Callison, author of the Sports Medicine Acupuncture textbook is a frequent international lecturer and presenter at symposiums and doctoral programs worldwide. He is a pioneer in North America in the research and development of motor point acupuncture and treatment protocols. He is one of the first to combine sports medicine clinical applications and truly integrate them with traditional Chinese medicine. He is well-known for his work with professional athletes and in developing treatment strategies for the orthopedic injuries affecting the aging athlete. Matt Callison joins his colleague Brian Lau to present the SMAC Webinar program. This advanced training consists of three Modules and is designed as an intensive curriculum and sequential learning format. This webinar series prepares the practitioner for the “assessment and treatment of injury classes” found in each Module, which are taught as a live in-person course.

 

In this Series, we are covering Module IV: The Neck, Shoulder, and Upper Extremity.

 

Course 1: Anatomy/Palpation and Cadaver Lab.

Course 2: Motor Entry Point Locations and Needle Techniques.

Course 3: Assessment and Treatment of the Channel Sinews.

 

 

The full SMAC Program is as follows:

 

MODULE I—The Spinal Column

MODULE II—The Low Back, Hip and Groin

MODULE III—The Lower Extremity

MODULE IV—The Neck, Shoulder and Upper Extremity

Courses Included In This Series

Course 1
  • CEUs: Approved by: California [Until 2023/09/29]* (14.5), Florida (14.5), NCCAOM (14.5), Standard Certificate (14.5)

  • Language: English

  • Course Type: Recorded Webinar

  • Course Length: 14.5h

  • Course Notes: Notes are provided with this course.

  • Access Period: Lifetime

Sports Medicine Acupuncture Certification (SMAC) Webinar Program - Module IV: Neck, Shoulder, and Upper Extremity - Course 1

This webinar is an amazing integration of sports medicine functional anatomy and TCM channel sinews (jingjin) channel theory, consisting of didactic presentations followed by practical Cadaver, Assessment and Motor Point Location and Needling labs.

Course Overview

Matt Callison, author of the Sports Medicine Acupuncture textbook is a frequent international lecturer and presenter at symposiums and doctoral programs worldwide. He is a pioneer in North America in the research and development of motor point acupuncture and treatment protocols. He is one of the first to combine sports medicine clinical applications and truly integrate them with traditional Chinese medicine. He is well-known for his work with professional athletes and in developing treatment strategies for the orthopedic injuries affecting the aging athlete. Matt Callison joins his colleague Brian Lau to present the SMAC Webinar program. This advanced training consists of three Modules and is designed as an intensive curriculum and sequential learning format. This webinar series prepares the practitioner for the “assessment and treatment of injury classes” found in each Module, which are taught as a live in-person course.

 

In this Series, we are covering Module IV: The Neck, Shoulder, and Upper Extremity.

 

Course 1: Anatomy/Palpation and Cadaver Lab.

Course 2: Motor Entry Point Locations and Needle Techniques.

Course 3: Assessment and Treatment of the Channel Sinews.

 

 

The full SMAC Program is as follows:

 

MODULE I—The Spinal Column

MODULE II—The Low Back, Hip and Groin

MODULE III—The Lower Extremity

MODULE IV—The Neck, Shoulder and Upper Extremity

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Course 2
  • CEUs: Approved by: Standard Certificate (4), NCCAOM (4), California [Until 2023/03/08]* (4), Florida (4)

  • Language: English

  • Course Type: Recorded Webinar

  • Course Length: 4h

  • Course Notes: Notes are provided with this course.

  • Access Period: Lifetime

Sports Medicine Acupuncture Certification (SMAC) Webinar Program - Module IV: Neck, Shoulder, and Upper Extremity - Course 2

Motor entry point locations and needle protocols for over 50 muscles of the neck, shoulder and upper extremity. In addition, many motor entry points are shown on cadaver dissection that enhance the understanding and appreciation of needle depth.

Course Overview

Matt Callison, author of the Sports Medicine Acupuncture textbook is a frequent international lecturer and presenter at symposiums and doctoral programs worldwide. He is a pioneer in North America in the research and development of motor point acupuncture and treatment protocols. He is one of the first to combine sports medicine clinical applications and truly integrate them with traditional Chinese medicine. He is well-known for his work with professional athletes and in developing treatment strategies for the orthopedic injuries affecting the aging athlete. Matt Callison joins his colleague Brian Lau to present the SMAC Webinar program. This advanced training consists of three Modules and is designed as an intensive curriculum and sequential learning format. This webinar series prepares the practitioner for the “assessment and treatment of injury classes” found in each Module, which are taught as a live in-person course.

 

In this Series, we are covering Module IV: The Neck, Shoulder, and Upper Extremity.

 

Course 1: Anatomy/Palpation and Cadaver Lab.

Course 2: Motor Entry Point Locations and Needle Techniques.

Course 3: Assessment and Treatment of the Channel Sinews.

 

 

The full SMAC Program is as follows:

 

MODULE I—The Spinal Column

MODULE II—The Low Back, Hip and Groin

MODULE III—The Lower Extremity

MODULE IV—The Neck, Shoulder and Upper Extremity

View course
Course 3
  • CEUs: Approved by: Florida (8.5), California [Until 2023/09/29]* (8.5), NCCAOM (8.5), Standard Certificate (8.5)

  • Language: English

  • Course Type: Recorded Webinar

  • Course Length: 8.5h

  • Course Notes: Notes are provided with this course.

  • Access Period: Lifetime

Sports Medicine Acupuncture Certification (SMAC) Webinar Program - Module IV: Neck, Shoulder, and Upper Extremity - Course 3

This class highlights how channel sinews (jingjin) organize efficient movement patterns & balance the joint structures of the neck, shoulder & upper extremity. Focus is on understanding how imbalances in these channels can lead to pain & and injury.

Course Overview

Matt Callison, author of the Sports Medicine Acupuncture textbook is a frequent international lecturer and presenter at symposiums and doctoral programs worldwide. He is a pioneer in North America in the research and development of motor point acupuncture and treatment protocols. He is one of the first to combine sports medicine clinical applications and truly integrate them with traditional Chinese medicine. He is well-known for his work with professional athletes and in developing treatment strategies for the orthopedic injuries affecting the aging athlete. Matt Callison joins his colleague Brian Lau to present the SMAC Webinar program. This advanced training consists of three Modules and is designed as an intensive curriculum and sequential learning format. This webinar series prepares the practitioner for the “assessment and treatment of injury classes” found in each Module, which are taught as a live in-person course.

 

In this Series, we are covering Module IV: The Neck, Shoulder, and Upper Extremity.

 

Course 1: Anatomy/Palpation and Cadaver Lab.

Course 2: Motor Entry Point Locations and Needle Techniques.

Course 3: Assessment and Treatment of the Channel Sinews.

 

 

The full SMAC Program is as follows:

 

MODULE I—The Spinal Column

MODULE II—The Low Back, Hip and Groin

MODULE III—The Lower Extremity

MODULE IV—The Neck, Shoulder and Upper Extremity

View course

Teachers

Brian Lau

Brian Lau, AP, CSMA, is certified in both Sports Medicine Acupuncture and Structural Integration. He has been on faculty since 2013 with the Sports Medicine Acupuncture Certification (SMAC) program, where he teaches anatomy and physiology, assessment and treatment of the channel sinews (jingjin), and myofascial release.

Matt Callison

Matt Callison is a renowned instructor and published author of the Motor Points and Acupuncture Meridians Chart and quintessential texts such as the Motor Point Index (MPI) Reference Guide and Sports Medicine Acupuncture: An Integrated Approach Combining Sports Medicine and Traditional Chinese Medicine. He has over 27 years of experience in sports medicine and acupuncture.

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  • CEUs:

    Approved by: Florida (27), NCCAOM (27), Standard Certificate (27), California [Partial Approval; Until 2023/03/08]* (4)

    Pending: California [Remaining Upon Request]*

  • Series Length: 27 h

  • Access Period: Lifetime

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