Electroacupuncture Can Help Your Ankle Sprain

How Electroacupuncture Can Help Your Ankle Sprain

Ankle sprains are the most common sports-related musculoskeletal injury and make up around 25% of sports injuries. Of those, an estimated 40% will progress to develop chronic functional ankle instability. This not only affects their athletic performance, but also affects the activities of their daily life. This is because the physical stresses from the initial […]

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How Electroacupuncture Can Help Shoulder ‘Stingers’

How Electroacupuncture Can Help Shoulder ‘Stingers’

In contact and collision sports such as football, peripheral nerve injuries are quite common. One American football study showed that the lifetime rate of brachial plexus injuries was 50.3%. This nerve can be found in the neck, with many branches going down to the ribcage, the armpit, and down to the upper arm to the […]

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why choose fast relief acupuncture

Why Choose Fast Relief Acupuncture?

If you’re looking for an experienced and effective acupuncture clinic in Bergen County, NJ look no further and read on to learn why Fast Relief Acupuncture IS the place for YOU!Specialization in Sports Related InjuriesWhether you’ve obtained an injury from weightlifting, cycling, playing football, soccer, golf, tennis or running, we’ve successfully treated it all at […]

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How Electroacupuncture Inhibits Pain

How Electroacupuncture Inhibits Pain: On A Chemical Level

​The study “Mechanism of Acupuncture-Electroacupuncture on Persistent Pain” published in February 2015 shows that electroacupuncture activates the nervous system in a different way when in healthy conditions than in pain conditions. Electroacupuncture blocks pain by being able to activate several different bioactive chemicals though spinal, peripheral, and supraspinal mechanisms. These chemicals include opioids, which are […]

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Electroacupuncture Promotes Tissue Repair

Electroacupuncture Promotes Tissue Repair in Sports Athletes

A study conducted by Indiana University School of Medicine published in the journal Stem Cells in March 2017 found that the utilization of electroacupuncture releases stem cells, which in turn helps tissue repair. This can be especially helpful for athletes who need to heal from various injuries as quickly as possible so they can get […]

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sports acupuncture vs traditional acupuncture

Sports Acupuncture Benefits Vs. Traditional Acupuncture

​If you’re an athlete who trains (whether it be running, weight lifting, tennis, golfing or just casual weekend activities) on even a semi-regular basis, then looking to find an acupuncturist who specializes in Sports Acupuncture may be the right move for you. Why, you may ask?The focus of a sports acupuncturist is the body’s movement […]

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