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How to Heal Sports Injuries with Acupuncture

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How to Heal Sport Injuries with Acupuncture

Summer is a fantastic time to head outside for some fun and healthy outdoor sports. But recent or chronic sports injuries can get in the way. Learn how acupuncture can Heal Sport Injuries, reduce the pain and help you get back on the field.


Almost all athletes have some experience with sports-related injuries. Whether a one-time issue caused by a fall or collision or a chronic stress injury like the shoulder, wrist, or knee pain. Most people know of basic first aid techniques, like using ice packs or over-the-counter medications, but did you know that acupuncture has been shown to be effective in treating sports injuries?

Acupuncture treats sports injuries by applying needles to specific meridian points depending on the location and nature of the injury. Specific acupuncture techniques have been developed over time to target physical injuries and healing. Often acupuncture treatment can significantly reduce recovery time and create a smoother transition back to playing.


The acupuncturist may also use cupping therapy to treat pain and swelling based on the patient’s needs. Natural treatment modalities like acupuncture and cupping are becoming increasingly popular with many professional athletes.  Using alternative treatments can give you an advantage. Furthermore they allow you to relieve pain quickly without risk of dependency on drugs. It can also boost your immune response and help to improve sleep quality.

Click here to book an appointment with one of our talented licensed acupuncturists and get started on reducing the impact of your sports injuries. Healing with Zen is experienced in treating pain, especially chronic neck, shoulder, back, and knee pain.

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