Assessment & Treatment of Common Martial Arts Injuries



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Assessment & Treatment of Common Martial Arts Injuries

Record Date: September 11, 2021

Length: 1 hour 53 minutes

Approved for 2 NCCAOM PDAs, Category PE-CW

Pending 2 California CEUs, Category 1 CEP#1721

CEU provider: ASE Seminars, LLC

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This webinar covers assessment, treatment, and prevention of martial arts injuries. General movements of martial arts, planes, vectoral lines of tension, mechanical stressors, agonist/antagonistic pairs, and common injuries are covered followed by assessment and treatments of common injuries including soft tissue, electro-acupuncture, and therapeutic exercises, and finally injury prevention. This webinar will allow the practitioner to be well equipped to treat martial arts injuries with confidence.

Learning objectives:

Understand the movements of martial arts, planes the movements occur, mechanical stressors, and common injuries
Learn the assessment used for martial artists, including vectoral lines of tension and streamlining the assessment
Understand the different types of treatment and how to prioritize them
Review treatment protocols including motor points, electro-acupuncture, soft tissue manual therapy
Review methods of injury prevention

Course Outline:


•What are the general movements of this sport?

•Through which planes do these movements occur?

* What are the gross stresses put on the body?
* What are the specific movements of this sport?
* Breakdown the mechanical stressors of each specific movement.
* Learn the agonist/antagonist of each movement
* Compartmentalize the areas which absorb the most stresses in this sport.
* What are the most common injuries in this sport?


•What are the vectoral lines of tension involved in the specific movements of this sport?

•How do we streamline MSK assessment in this sport?


1. How do we prioritize our treatment in this sport?

a. stabilize girdles
b. address mirrored VLT
c. address accessory movement via EPE

2. What does treatment look like?

a. motorpoints
b. ILT, 2NT, alternating frequencies
c. High frequency to joints
d. Soft tissue manipulation

3. Injury Prevention

a. exercises
b. training regimen
c. imagery/physical hybrid practice

Q & A

About Dr. Lombardi:

Dr. Anthony Lombardi is a 2002 graduate of the New York Chiropractic College and McMaster Contemporary Medical Acupuncture program in Hamilton, Ontario, and has been practicing acupuncture for 19 years. Upon graduation, he founded Hamilton Back Clinic and since then has become a private consultant to athletes in the NFL, CFL, and NHL. Over the past 15 years Anthony has given over 100,000 acupuncture treatments. In addition to practicing, Dr. Lombardi was also an instructor in the Contemporary Medical Acupuncture Program at McMaster University from 2004 to 2013. He developed his EXSTORE® system, which he currently teaches along with motor points and electro-acupuncture, to physicians and practitioners the world over. He regularly writes and contributes articles on motor points in the Canadian Chiropractic and Chiropractic Economics magazines.  Dr. Lombardi’s library continues to grow, with some 60 webinars available covering a variety of MSK and pain conditions, as well as patient practice management topics. He holds live seminars throughout the U.S. and Canada.


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