Acupuncture is a go-to therapy for many elite athletes, but you don't have to be going to the Olympics this summer in order to experience its benefits in your athletic adventures. Whether you're a crossfitter, yogi, weekend warrior, or young athlete, acupuncture can help you feel stronger, healthier, and more aware.
We all know that acupuncture works great for sports injuries by decreasing inflammation (swelling, bruising, redness), relaxing muscles and tendons, calming spasms, improving circulation, and lowering the body's pain response. And this is wonderful for athletes who go through a lot of wear and tear on their bodies.
But you may be surprised to learn that acupuncture is actually most beneficial when incorporated into training and recovery regimes, before an injury surfaces. Those who do notice better performance, fewer injuries, and more enjoyment!
5 Reasons to Start Using Acupuncture for Athletics
There's no denying it. Acupuncture is an excellent modality for all aspects of any athletes' health and well-being. Find an acupuncturist you vibe with and give it a try!
Thoughts and practical tips to protect your health based in the wisdom of Chinese medicine.
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