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

Motor Point Needle Protocols for Neck, Shoulder, and Upper Extremity Muscles

By Matt Callison

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.
Total CPDs: 4
Total CPDs: 4
Standard Certificate (4), NCCAOM (4)
Access Period: Lifetime
Course Notes: Notes are provided with this course.

Course Overview

Motor entry point locations and needle protocols for over 50 muscles of the neck, shoulder and upper extremity. In addition, the practitioner will see many motor entry points in human tissue that are shown from AcuSport Education's cadaver dissection. Observing the motor nerve entrance into the muscle can help the practitioner enhance their skills and appreciation of needle depth. Muscles not included in this recording are the pectoralis major, rhomboids minor and major and the middle and lower trapezius. These muscles are shown and practiced in the live-seminar SMAC courses under guidance.

Course Objectives

  • The practitioner will observe over 50 muscle motor points of the neck, shoulder and upper extremity.
  • The practitioner will earn current research on motor point locations
  • The practitioner will learn appropriate needle depth for the muscle motor points.

Course Outline

0 hrs - 15 min
15 min - 1 hrs
Anterior Neck and Chest region
1 hrs - 2 hrs
Ventral Forearm
2 hrs - 3 hrs
Posterior Neck and Shoulder
3 hrs - 3.75 hrs
Elbow Extensors, Dorsal Forearm and Hand
3.75 hrs - 4 hrs
I highly recommend this great course. The information and instructions are clear and detailed, supported by close up videos of demonstrations and cadaver. The best part is the ability to access the course repeatedly at your own pace. It has given me greater confidence.
marilyn v. - United States of America
It was wonderful practical course!
Fatemeh T. - Canada
This is an exceptional course and I highly recommend this.
Randy C. - United States of America
A truly unique program unlike anything out there today, the SMAC program takes the licensed acupuncturist to the next level in clinical practice. This program adds depth and understanding to how acupuncture works, and is a must for anyone who wants to refine their technical skills.
Amanda H. - United States of America
I recommend Mark Callison's Neck, Shoulder and Upper extremity module in the highest of terms for continuing TCM education. His regular repetition of the channels/acupuncture points, discussion of the latest TCM debates based on research, cadaver and life model demonstration were beyond excellent.
Elizabeth M. - United States of America


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Taught by 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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