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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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How Acupuncture can Increase Flexibility and Body Movements

One of the most common questions I get asked is how acupuncture can help treat musculo-skeletal disorders. While there are many thoughts and theories about how acupuncture can improve the human body’s functions i.e. Qi/energy, release of neurotransmitters from the brain, improved blood/ lymph circulations to eliminate toxins, etc… I am going to try and […]

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Acupuncture for Sports Injuries

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 […]

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heat vs ice

Heat or Ice?

​One of the most common questions I get asked often when a patient finishes their initial visit is if they should apply ice or heat to an injured area. The answer to this depends on both the patient’s condition and how long they have had it. In order to understand the when and/or the why […]

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balance taping

What is Balance Taping?

In any athletic performance, injuries are bound to happen, and recovery becomes very crucial. The term ‘balance taping’ has become more mainstream and synonymous with faster, effective recovery times. But what IS balance taping? Simply put, it is the use of kinesiology tape on an area of concern to not only give additional support to […]

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