Matt Callison earned his Bachelor of Science Degree in Sports Medicine from San Diego State University in 1985. Mr. Callison worked in the Sports Medicine field at Alvarado Sports Medicine clinic and Scripps Hospital, La Jolla for 6 years. In 1991, Mr. Callison received his Masters Degree in Traditional Oriental Medicine from Pacific College of Oriental Medicine, in which the class that he developed is still being taught; “Treatment of Orthopedic Disorders”. Mr. Callison serves as Pacific College’s supervisor of acupuncture interns at the University of California’s San Diego Sports Medicine RIMAC Center where they are blending Chinese and Sports Medicine together in a western setting.
Mr. Callison’s unique ability to blend Chinese Medicine with Sports Medicine is demonstrated by his excellent reputation. This is particularly evident in his international lecture series, “Sports Medicine Acupuncture”. He has published 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 also 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 in press: Sports Medicine Acupuncture textbook.