NESA & Matt Callison Present Sports Medicine Acupuncture Certification Program
April 25, 2012
NEWTON, MA (April 20, 2012) New England School of Acupuncture (www.nesa.edu), the nation’s first institution of higher education for Traditional Chinese Medicine (both acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine), is pleased to announce an agreement with Matt Callison, MS, L.Ac of AcuSport Seminar Series, LLC to offer the Sports Medicine Acupuncture Certification Program (SMAC) at NESA’s campus here in Newton, MA starting this Fall.
“NESA has had a wonderful relationship with Matt Callison for years and we are thrilled to have him offering the SMAC program for acupuncturists at our home base; this certification program will not only help our professionals treat sports-related injuries but repetitive overuse injuries as well,” stated Susan L. Gorman NESA president.
The four-module intensive program allows professional acupuncturists advanced training in Sports Medicine Acupuncture which includes; anatomy and palpation with a non-preserved cadaver, assessment and treatments of over 65 work and sports related injuries, therapeutic and postural exercises, and tuina, among many other fascinating topics. Each class within the four modules can be taken individually or sequentially.
Matt Callison said, “I am happy to partner with NESA to bring this unique opportunity to the East Coast. The SMAC program is gaining a lot of attention from not only the acupuncture world but it is starting to become recognized in the health industry. The SMAC graduates get patient referrals, job opportunities, receive case management advice and are able to use the exclusive Sports Medicine Acupuncture® license.”
More about NESA: Founded in 1975, the New England School of is the nation’s oldest acupuncture school. Located at 150 California Street, Newton, MA, NESA offers master’s degree programs in acupuncture and Chinese Herbal Medicine as well as a joint master’s with Tufts University School of Medicine in Pain Research, Education and Policy. NESA is recognized for its academically rigorous programs, federally funded research, and dedication to bringing acupuncture to our communities. Visit www.nesa.edu for more information.
More about AcuSport Seminar Series, LLC: AcuSport is a company devoted to raising educational standards of licensed acupuncturists in the integration of Traditional Chinese Medicine and Sports Medicine. We are committed to training acupuncturists around the globe to accurately assess and treat sport, orthopedic and work related injuries. Our goal is for graduates of the Sports Medicine Acupuncture Certification Program to successfully manage the athlete and their injury from the initial assessment, through treatment and rehabilitation and onto injury prevention. Visit nesa.edu/continuing_education/smac for more information or to register.
For more information about registering for SMAC at NESA this Fall, contact Susan Ros at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 617-558-1788 ext 120.