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Natural Ways to Up Your Game

In addition to using acupuncture and other forms of traditional Chinese medicine, there are other ways athletes seek to up their game. One of the simplest ways to increase performance is by watching what you are consuming. You ever heard the saying you are what you eat? Chances are you have, if not, well I am glad that now you

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Acupuncture for Runners

Calling all runners, learn how acupuncture can help you recover from common ailments and strengthen and stabilize your body mechanics.  Great article by fellow sports medicine acupuncturist, Ginna Ellis.

5 Common Running Injuries and How Acupuncture Can Help

By Ginna Ellis

Acupuncture and running are a well-suited pair.

Whether you’re a casual runner or a

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Athletic Performance Enhancement Acupuncture

Here is a great article by my mentor, Whitfield Reaves, about acupuncture treatments to enhance athletic performance for lower extremity athletes (ie. runners) and upper extremity athletes (ie. baseball pitchers, swimmers etc.)

There are different treatment protocols for training and game day.  This article explains how to use acupuncture to maximize your sports performance.  This information was originally published

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Tour de France Winner Gains Edge With Acupuncture

In case you didn’t get the memo, 29-year-old Vincenzo Nibali of Sicily, Italy won the 2014 Tour de France last month. Rightfully known as the “Shark of Messina,” he was able to outperform 218 other cyclists to finish first in the world’s largest bike race. Nabili finished the race with a lead of more than seven minutes, which is the

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Injury Rehabilitation and Sports Performance

In This Issue – July 2012
– Acupuncture for Athletes
– Acupuncture for Injury Rehabilitation
– Injury Prevention and Healing

Acupuncture for Athletes
With the commencement of the 2012 Summer Olympics, we wanted to dedicate this newsletter to athletes and discuss the many ways that Oriental medicine is used to help prevent and heal injuries and

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