Jaime Chaves is a licensed acupuncturist in California who specializes in orthopedic and trigger point acupuncture. He is currently the head acupuncturist in a prominent Bay Area worker’s compensation clinic and works alongside medical doctors, physical therapists, and orthopedic surgeons. Jaime has a blog and YouTube page that contains free and informative acupuncture content on orthopedic-based acupuncture. In his discussion with Chad, Chaves talks about the importance of assessment and reassessment, palpation and musculoskeletal anatomical knowledge, reeducating the public on what acupuncture does, and much more!
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P4 Ep. 31 Matt Callison, L.Ac.
1:10:36Matt Callison is a licensed acupuncturist, author of the Motor Point Index (MPI) Reference Guide and Sports Medicine Acupuncture: An Integrated Approach Combining Sports Medicine and Traditional Chinese Medicine. Matt is also the creator and head director/instructor of the Sports Medicine Acupuncture Certification (SMAC) program. In his discussion with Chad, Matt talks about his new Sports Medicine Acupuncture textbook, essential concepts acupuncturists should know to be a “sports acupuncturist," and a very thorough assessment-to-moc-treatment of Chad's Achilles tendinopathy.
P4 Ep. 30: Jenny Nieters, L.Ac., DACM
1:20:03Jenny Nieters is a licensed acupuncturist, doctor of acupuncture and Chinese medicine. Jenny specializes in sports medicine, orthopedic injuries, and sports performance. Jenny is the team acupuncturist for the San Francisco 49ers and St. Mary's College Men's Rugby. Jenny also teaches sports acupuncture with Whitfield Reaves in Whit's Sports Medicine Apprenticeship Program. In her discussion with Chad, Jenny talks about mentoring and teaching part of the Sports Medicine Apprenticeship Program, the journey towards working with the 49ers, how to build a successful practice you enjoy coming to every day, and much more! Check out sportsacupuncturealliance.com/podcast for full access to show notes and links.
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P4 Ep. 29: Joshua Margolis, DACM, DOMTP
1:27:29Joshua Margolis is a licensed acupuncturist, doctor of acupuncture and Chinese medicine, and a diplomate of osteopathy. Josh specializes in pain management and digestive distress using a combination of acupuncture and muscle/visceral manipulation. Josh is a staff member and instructor at the Osteopathic College of Ontario. Dr. Magolis posts information on acupuncture and bodywork on his YouTube channel. He has collaborated with former podcast guest, Jaime Chaves, L.Ac., creating a Lunch N' Learn webinar series that can be accessed on YouTube (link in show notes on sportsacupuncturealliance.com). In his discussion with Chad, Josh talks about this journey towards osteopathic medicine, the effectiveness of combining acupuncture and bodywork as a treatment strategy, the importance of understanding neurophysiology as a modern acupuncturist, and much more! Check out sportsacupuncturealliance.com/podcast for full access to show notes and links.
P4 Ep. 28: Ash Goddard, DACM
1:35:26Ash Goddard is a licensed acupuncturist and doctor of acupuncture and Chinese medicine specializing in sports and orthopedic acupuncture. Ash Goddard runs the Nine Acupuncture & Chinese Herbal Medicine in Bellingham, Washington. Ash has played a pivotal role in integrating acupuncture into the greater medical systems in Washington and protecting acupuncturists' scope of practice with the rise in popularity of "dry needling." In her discussion with Chad, Ash talks about dry needling vs. acupuncture, scope of practice, a call for national certification for sports and orthopedic acupuncture, and much more!
P4 Ep. 27: Jaime Chaves, L.Ac.
1:11:54Jaime Chaves is a licensed acupuncturist in California who specializes in orthopedic and trigger point acupuncture. He is currently the head acupuncturist in a prominent Bay Area worker’s compensation clinic and works alongside medical doctors, physical therapists, and orthopedic surgeons. Jaime has a blog and YouTube page that contains free and informative acupuncture content on orthopedic-based acupuncture. In his discussion with Chad, Chaves talks about the importance of assessment and reassessment, palpation and musculoskeletal anatomical knowledge, reeducating the public on what acupuncture does, and much more!
P4 Ep. 26: Whitfield Reaves
1:22:20Whitfield Reaves is a licensed acupuncturist and doctor of oriental medicine. Reaves is regarded as a pioneer of sports acupuncture in the United States. Reaves is the author of The Acupuncture Handbook of Sports Injuries & Pain, one of the only texts on sports acupuncture available in the West. Reaves is the teacher and director of The Acupuncture Sports Medicine Apprenticeship Program. In his discussion with Chad, Whitfield talks about his journey into sports acupuncture, the mentor and mentee relationship, his thoughts on the growing sports acupuncture community, and more!
P4 Ep. 24 Derrick McBride L.Ac, CSCS, CFST
1:20:51Derrick McBride is a licensed acupuncturists, certified strength and conditioning specialist, and certified fascial stretch therapist. Derrick also has been certified as a Functional Movement Specialist (FMS) and Selective Functional Movement Assessment (SFMA). Derrick will be one of the speakers at the 3rd Annual Sports Acupuncture Alliance Summit. Be sure to use coupon code p410off to receive 10% off your purchase price. In his discussion with Chad, Derrick discusses important difference between motor control and mobility, his experience with extreme sports athletes, integrating various modalities into a comprehensive treatment, and much more!
P4 Episode 23: Deborah Leedale-Brown
1:10:27Deborah is an exercises physiologist, professional cyclist, and sports performance trainer for DLB2-Full Potential. She was a former head of sports science and a strength & conditioning coach of British Olympic and National athletes in diving, golf, and cycling. In her discussion with Chad, Deborah discussing sports performance assessment protocols, training zones, parent’s roles in adolescent sports, and much more!
P4 Ep. 22: John Howard
1:16:49John Howard is the creator of Battlefield Acupuncture. Battlefield Acupuncture is an auricular acupuncture technique that has become famous for its immediate effects on pain reduction. Howard is both an acupuncturist and academic dedicated to the promotion of knowledge and has been awarded the dissemination of seminal works of Dr. Raphael Nogier and of Dr. René Bourdiol. In his discussion with Chad, Howard explains his introduction to auricular therapy and Battlefield Acupuncture, teaching seminars, transition into sports performance, and much more!