Tag Archives: sports injuries

Acupuncture and TCM for Sprains and Strains

We’ve all heard of and maybe even experienced a sprain or a strain. But do you really know the difference? A sprain is defined as a stretch or tear of a ligament. A strain, on the other hand, is defined as an injury to a muscle or tendon. Sprains can result from a fall, a sudden twist or a

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Common sports shoulder injury. Simple solution!

A common shoulder injury that I see with rugby players, water polo goalies, MLB baseball pitchers  and yogis is pain in the shoulder that can present as deltoid pain.   The deltoid is not the problem.

ACUTE TRAUMA OR OVERUSE CAN CAUSE THIS TYPE OF SHOULDER PAIN

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Jenny Nieters named event acupuncturist for Rugby World Cup in SF

I am so excited to provide rugby players with acupuncture therapy at the  Rugby World Cup Sevens 2018 at AT&T Park in San Francisco.  I will provide sports acupuncture therapy for the all teams at the hotel the week before the tournament and at the stadium during the tournament. Get your tickets soon.  I promise it will … Continue reading

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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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