On November 17, 2022 we hosted Matt Callison, L.Ac. and Brian Lau, AP, C.SMA for a FREE webinar, Myofascial Pain: Assessment and Treatment.
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Myofascial pain is a disorder every acupuncturist will see clinically. The assessment and treatment for the acupuncture practitioner is diverse and is based on practitioner insights and experience. Matt Callison and Brian Lau discuss and host a multidisciplinary panel on the topic of Myofascial Pain: Assessment and Treatment. Top panelists to present their viewpoints include Dr. Antonio Stecco M.D., Dr. Michael Corradino DAOM, Dr. Lorenzo Gonzalez PT, DPT, L.Ac. and Dr. Jenny Nieters DAOM.
What you will learn:
- An understanding of how top practitioners in their fields of acupuncture assess and treat myofascial pain and dysfunction
- Listen to view points of how top practitioners feel about the importance of using traditional acupuncture points in myofascial pain syndromes
- Understand from the panelists various approaches and protocols for diagnosing and treating myofascial pain
About Our Speakers:
Matt Callison’s unique ability to blend Chinese Medicine with Sports Medicine for almost 30 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 27 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 now available, Sports Medicine Acupuncture: An Integrated Approach Combining Sports Medicine and Traditional Chinese Medicine Textbook.
Brian Lau, AP, C.SMA 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, palpation, assessment and treatment of the channel sinews (jingjin), acupuncture, and myofascial release techniques. He also leads regular dissections with students both within SMAC and also in 4-5-day full-body dissection classes. From 2011-2015, he was a faculty member with East West College of Natural Medicine in Sarasota, Florida where he taught both Western and Eastern medical classes. His primary focus is on integrating Western anatomical information with the Chinese medical channel system. In addition to teaching acupuncture and manual therapy, he is also a veteran taiji and qigong instructor. He owns and operates Ideal Balance Center for Acupuncture and Sports Medicine in Tampa, Florida.