Acupuncture for Athletes
There is no room in your athletic lifestyle to have the typical aches and pains that comes with working out at full throttle. Even more, the challenges of old injuries have no business in your life.
Acupuncture goes right to the source
Acupuncture is a highly effective, personalized, non-pharmaceutical and non-surgical treatment that had its beginnings in China 2500 years ago. Its widespread use for athletes came about at the Summer Olympics in 1984. It’s still going strong as a respected complement to western medicine—and used to restore your body’s natural energy and blood-flow.
Known to reduce swelling, increase flexibility, and manage pain, athletes around the world are delighted with acupuncture’s personalized and natural way to heal.
Get ready for amazing relief and better performance from Acupuncture
You want to get back to your maximum performance, and we want you to succeed. Our experience tells us that when you stay focused on your goals, you will get there faster—with much more success. Working together with a personalized acupuncture program, we’ll focus our energy on reaching your top three goals:
- Increase range of motion
- Manage inflammation
- Reduce pain
You depend on your body for agility and performance—and acupuncture is one of the most natural methods to get you going again. With just one or two treatments, you will be “on top of your game” and feeling great.
Acupuncture targets the source
Your acupuncturist will stimulate the site of your injury using miniature needles. Almost immediately, you will have tremendous blood flow going to your injured tissues. There is nothing like working at the source of your pain for helping your body to heal on its own.
Besides reaching your top 3 goals, you will enjoy so many more benefits with this centuries old therapy, such as:
Improved blood flow—stimulation increases nitric oxide in the body, causing blood vessels to relax and widen so that more blood flows to the heart and organs and cardiovascular health is enhanced
Pain relief—stimulation releases the endorphins, your body’s natural painkillers that give you long-lasting relief and have no harmful side effects
Muscle relaxation—tight muscles relax and inflammation is reduced, relieving fatigue, strain, and muscle soreness
Rapid recovery—regular treatments between training and sports events minimizes muscle fatigue, promoting more energy, muscle building, restful sleep, and quicker recovery
Energy and endurance enhancement—enhanced athletic performance is possible because acupuncture helps to regulate all of the body’s systems, including the neurological, digestive, and cardiovascular systems
Injury prevention and treatment—acupuncture promotes balance between your organs and systems known to prevent injury; and stimulation/microcirculation reduces inflammation and speeds up the healing process
Your brand of athlete
You’ve always set high goals, trained hard, and played hard. Whether you’re a cyclist who pedals for fun or a gymnast who trains for the Olympics, we’ll get you back to peak performance—and the athlete you are!