Friday Afternoon Session with Matt Callison & Brian Lau

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Assessment and Treatment of the Sinew Channels for Pes Planus (Foot Over-Pronation) and Its Relationship to Leg, Ankle and Foot Injuries

Date and Time

Friday, November 3, 2017
2:00 pm – 5:00 pm Pacific Time

3 CEU/PDAs (CAB and NCCAOM Approved)
CAB Category 1
Pacific Center for Lifelong Learning: CEP 100


Matt Callison & Brian Lau

Course Description

Foot pronation is a part of normal foot motion during gait and is regulated by an even balance in the sinew channels, especially the biao li channel relationships of the kidney-urinary bladder and spleen-stomach sinew channels. When the foot is pronated, its spring-like action provides both shock absorption and elastic recoil to propel continuous movement. However, in many people, the foot rolls into excessive pronation, a condition also known as pes planus or foot over-pronation. In pes planus, postural and muscle imbalances predispose the patient to lower extremity injuries such as plantar fasciitis, Morton’s neuroma, medial tibial stress syndrome, Achilles tendinopathy, tarsal tunnel syndrome, pes anserine tendinopathy, patellar tendinopathy, and even lumbopelvic and hip injuries.


In this workshop, we will assess common muscle imbalances of pes planus and treat the postural distortion with acupuncture protocols and innovative needle techniques to the affected sinew channels. Treatment techniques for many leg, foot, and ankle injuries will be demonstrated. In addition, therapeutic exercises will be demonstrated that greatly enhance rehabilitation success.



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