Josh Lerner, M.T.C.M., L.Ac. received a M.A. in Japanese Literature from the University of Wisconsin – Madison in 1994, and then graduated from the Northwest Institute of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine in 2001. A devoted martial artist since 1983, he also spent many years doing advanced study of tuina and orthopedic medicine with Tom Bisio and Frank Butler, as well as studying and teaching trigger point theory. In addition, he is certified in Matt Callison’s Sports Medicine Acupuncture system, and he continues to expand his knowledge with a wide variety of continuing education classes in the assessment and treatment of orthopedic conditions.
At our school, Josh teaches tuina, qigong, trigger point theory, trauma medicine, acupuncture point location, anatomy and physiology, and musculoskeletal therapeutics.
During the year, he can be found supervising students on acupuncture and herbal medicine shifts, or tuina bodywork shifts; or serving as a preceptor in the faculty clinic.