Webinar Summary: Exploring the Small Intestine Sinew Channel featuring Matt Callison and Brian Lau

In May we hosted Matt Callison and Brian Lau from the Sports Medicine Acupuncture Certification Program for their FREE webinar, Exploring the Small Intestine Sinew Channel.







About this Webinar:  

In this webinar, our featured guests, Brian Lau and Matt Callison discussed the interconnected myofascial anatomy of the Small Intestine sinew channel. They presented clinically effective points to help relieve pain and tension in this channel. They also discussed a few of the many injuries that can affect this channel and shared specific needle techniques and myofascial manipulation techniques to help your patients recover.

What You Will Learn:

  • The interconnected myofascial anatomy of the SI sinew channel
  • Functional anatomy associated with the SI jingjin and related channels
  • Clinically effective acupuncture points and techniques for particular injuries
  • Complimentary myofascial manipulation techniques

Who Should Watch:

  • Practitioners and Students looking to learn more about Sports Medicine Acupuncture
  • Practitioners and Students looking to learn more about treating common injuries that relate to the SI Sinew Channel
  • Practitioners and Students looking to add to their Treatment Tool Box

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 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 now available, Sports Medicine Acupuncture: An Integrated Approach Combining Sports Medicine and Traditional Chinese Medicine Textbook.

SMAC Module III: The Lower Extremity is now available for purchase through Lhasa OMS. Earn up to 31 CEUs and watch at your convenience from anywhere. https://www.lhasaoms.com/smac-webinar-program-module-iii-lower-extremity

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.