Acupuncture Treatment for Sports Injuries:

Asian medicine, massage, and acupuncture could be used as preventive sports medicine. Asian medicine can benefit athletes of all levels--from beginners to professionals. It can help athletes maintain a healthier and more-balanced lifestyle.

Acupuncture has a very long history of effectively treating pain and speeding the recovery process and benefits for athletes include: pain relief, faster recovery, improved circulation, muscle relaxation, better sleep and improved energy. Like many others, and for the same reasons, athletes are fans of acupuncture and the other treatments offered by Asian as a way to treat injuries and a multitude of other health concerns.

Injuries can occur in anyone at any time regardless of your age or fitness level. Studies shows that acupuncture treats a wide range of injuries and conditions. Acupuncture is an effective treatment for Sports Injuries because it reduces pain, increases range of motion, increases recovery and healing time, and strengthens weakened parts of the body.

Typical Acupuncture Treatments:

• Decreases inflammation

• Reduces swelling

• Relaxes muscles and relieves spasms

• Decreases bruising

• Lowers the body’s pain response

• Improves local blood circulation to increase delivery of nutrients and removal of noxious elements