Sports Medicine Acupuncture
An Integrated Approach Combining Sports Medicine and TCM
- ISBN: 9780578512129
- 2019, 946 pages
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Textbook for Sports medicine and Chinese medicine
This colorfull color acupuncture textbook for practitioners provides fundamental information on the integration of sports medicine and traditional Chinese medicine. It contains detailed information on over 93 sports and orthopedic injuries. 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 full colored photos help make the material more accessible to the therapists.
Combination TCM and sports medicine
The book shows how to integrate sports medicine and TCM. You can find TCM patterns, diagnosis hints, palpatory treatments for all kinds of sports injuries seperated into body areas and detailled treatment methods with concrete acupuncture points, herbs, tuina massage or taping advices. Detailled pictures explain the acupuncture points and needling techniques. Extremly helpful are the concrete description of the injuries. Pictures of parts of the body with layover pictures of muscles and bones help to find the exact positioning for the individual treatment.
Our opinion: As many TCM-therapists around the world work with athletes this book fills a gap by supporting the orthopedic background information explanations of the injury and the treatment methods. Best book for sports medicine and TCM.
Matt Callison – Sports acupuncture
The author Matt Callison earned his Bachelors degree in Physical Education/Sports Medicine in 1985. He worked in the Sports Medicine field at several clinics and hospitals for several years. In 1991, Mr. Callison received his Masters 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. He also gives classses in Europe about sports acupuncture. As Clinic Supervisor for Pacific College at the University of Californias San Diego Sports Medicine RIMAC Center, Mr. Callison guides acupuncture interns in providing Sports Medicine Acupuncture to their athletes.