Acupuncture for Athletes

Acupuncture Case Study: Young Athlete with Plantar Fasciitis

This patient was a 16 year old male basketball player. He had developed significant heel pain that was hindering his game and causing him to lose his mojo for the game. I treated him 3 times, using trigger point acupuncture on extremely tight muscles in the calf. He experienced significant twitching during the procedure and […]

Why choose acupuncture for pain and not medications?

I have seen so many people that have tried everything for all sorts of pain such as lower back pain, neck pain, knee pain, and carpal tunnel syndrome.  They finally come around to acupuncture as a last resort.  After one acupuncture treatment, there is often enough relief that the response is, “why didn’t I try this […]

Acupuncture as a first line of defense for pain

Many people experience pain at some point in their lives, we hope the pain will come and go, but there are times when pain drives people to see their doctor.  Most often pain is not of a serious nature and does not need surgical intervention but pain can be intolerable enough that a treatment is desired to speed recovery. Doctors […]

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