Fast Relief Acupuncture
February 5, 2019
Acupuncture for Sports Injuries

With high interest and participation of sports activities such as weight lifting, cross training, competitive sports, martial arts, running, etc... in recent years, Sports Medicine has taken a foothold due to people experiencing more injuries due to their respective sports. These concerns are usually related to musculoskeletal conditions, encompassing both acute and chronic injuries. When injured, it can affect both in how they perform in their sport and how they engage in their daily activities. Those who continuously participate in these sports tend to damage and place undue stress on the body that are frequently used, damaging muscles, tendons, ligaments, and bones.

If you’re suffering from injuries such as tennis elbow, pitcher’s shoulder, golfer’s elbow, tendonitis, ankle sprains, shin splints, plantar fasciitis, knee sprains/ strains, frozen shoulder, lateral or medial epicondylitis, rotator cuff tendonitis, lower back pain, or osteoarthritis of your joints, then acupuncture can be a great solution to help you find relief from these conditions!

Along with other medical modalities, acupuncture can be conjunctively used to help treat and assist in the recovery of other severe musculo-skeletal conditions including acromio-clavicular joint separation, bicipital tenosynovitis, lumbar disc herniations, posterior or anterior cruciate ligament tears, Osgood Schlatters Syndrome, acute olecranon bursitis, and many more...

Why Choose Sports Acupuncture?

Sports Acupuncture is used to manage pain symptoms by accelerating the healing process through increased lymph circulation, blood circulation, and improve sports performance by releasing tight muscle fascia (muscle coverings) to bolster flexibility of the joints.

Acupuncture reduces pain, increases range of motion, improves the body’s recovery time, and strengthens weakened parts of the body. It has also been proven to be very effective in treating sports injuries by decreasing inflammation, reducing swelling, relaxing muscles, relieving spasms, and lowering the body’s response to pain. It also functions to improve overall blood and lymph circulation, increase the delivery of nutrients and removing noxious elements out of the body.

Currently many professional sports teams have incorporated acupuncture treatments for their players to improve their recovery times and help resolve chronic ailments. It is well documented that superstars of the NFL, MLB, NBA, UFC, and NHL utilize acupuncture treatments as part of their training regime to both improve their performance to extend the longevity of their career also to reduce recurrence of chronic injuries.

Fast Relief Acupuncture has a very safe and effective treatment protocol for not only sports injuries but also to improve sports performance. The goal is to release any restricted muscles and to increase elasticity to properly align the body. Along with acupuncture, manual therapy is also performed on the patient to further enhance and strengthen the weakened muscles and to reposition the body to its proper alignment. Call today and get back into the game fast with Fast Relief Acupuncture!


My Name is John Kim

I have been a licensed acupuncturist since 2000. When I first started my acupuncture career, my primary goal as a practitioner was to help people anguishing from living with pain everyday of their lives. I have seen on numerous occasions what chronic pain can do to a person physically but also seen how it can debilitate a person’s psyche as well.

Throughout the years, I have studied, developed and incorporated a very unique treatment protocol that has successfully treated and effectively reduced pain levels on chronic pain patients. I have combined traditional methods of acupuncture along with modern, research proven techniques to help reduce chronic pain symptoms in a safe, non- chemically addictive, and effective process.

If you have any of the following:

  • Headache/ Migraine
  • Arthritis/ Stenosis
  • Nerve pain
  • Neck/Back pain
  • Fibromyalgia pain
  • Allergies
  • TMJ
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Scar Tissue
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Do not hesitate and contact me!

I am here to help you to feel your very best!


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