SPORTS INJURIES & PREVENTION
The experienced team at Myungmun Acupucnture Clinic uses the most current and effective methods for treating patients with sports injuries. Our staff is known for their thorough diagnoses and exceptional medical supervision to make sure you'll get the right treatment, on time.
Master Choi has been training in martial arts for over 50 years. He has dedicated his life to Martial arts and helping people become their very best through this great martial art.
He has practiced various martial arts such as Hapkido (8 dan), Taekwondo (7 dan), Yongmudo (7dan), Kickboxing (5 dan), Judo (2 dan), etc. He had taught Hapkido at Korea Military Academy for 10 years.
Based on his experiences in Integrative Medicine and martial arts, he is able to combine them together to help people suffering from sports injuries.
Injuries We Commonly Treat:
Shoulder Pain (rotator cuff/labrum issues, pitching injuries, shoulder sprains, etc)
Knee Pain (sprains, tendinitis, etc)
Muscle Strains (calf, hamstring, groin, etc)
Ankle Sprains / Pain
EXPERIENCE AND RECOGNITION
U.S. President's Council on Sports, Fitness and Nutrition (PCSFN) Awards (1997, 2007, and 2014, the award given to a civilian by the President of the United States)
Former Instructor of the Presidential Security Service (PSS) in South Korea (1988)
Former Instructor of Prime Ministry Security Service in Cambodia (1995)
Former Vice President of Korea Association Korean Martial Arts of Movie & TV Actors (1997)
Korean Military Academy Commander Award (1998)
Member of Kukiwon World Taekwondo Federation Education Branch directors (2000)
Taekwondo Exhibition for Royal Nova Scotia International Tattoo Festival in Canada (2000)
Police Department Chief of Si-Heung City Letter of Commendation (2001)
USA LAPD Chief Letter of Commendation Award (2002)
World Taekwondo Federation President Letter of Commendation (2003)
Member of The Korean Literacy Society of Washington
BOOKS AND TV APPEARANCE
Author of “textbook of Hapkido and Acupuncture” in Korea Military Academy (1995)
Martial Arts Magazine “Mars” Interview (2000)
Co-author of “Textbook of the Art of Self-defense” (Yong-In University, 2002)
Sankei - The Japan Times, Asahi newspaper Interview and Hapkido Exhibition (1987)
Live demonstration on Cambodia National TV (1995)
Taekwondo and Hapkido demonstration on Canadian Morning Sports News TV (2000)
Taekwondo demonstration on South African National TV (2001)
Taekwondo and Hapkido demonstration on NBC TV (2003)