the sporting world, injury may occur as we push beyond our
limits. Over time we may overdo it, causing problems now and
in the future.
today's world, we often don't allow adequate time to
completely heal. We use painkillers and anti-inflammatory
drugs to dull the aches, pains and reduce inflammation. It's a
quick and easy approach, but, it's a temporary fix.
covering up the pain, stiffness, swelling, or aches, you may
be masking a deeper problem. These are the warning signals
from your body, telling you that something is weakened, out of
balance, and needs to be taken care of. Pain is a warning
signal telling you to stop, rest and heal.
can provide immediate relief and long- lasting benefit. It can
help you return to peak performance by restoring the proper
and continuous flow of vital energy, called Qi (pronounced
"chee"). Qi is the animating force that provides you
with the ability to talk, walk, think, metabolize, dream, and
love. Qi circulates through specific pathways called
meridians. Meridian pathways are like rivers. When a river
flows, it transports life-giving waters, nourishing the land
and people around it. Like rivers, wherever your meridian
pathways flow, they bring life giving Qi to nourish every
cell, organ, tissue, muscle and tendon in your body. Qi
provides you with good health, keeping you strong and healthy.
like a dam blocks the flow of water in a river, physical
trauma, sprain, strain, overexertion or repetitive injury
hinders the flow of Qi traveling through the meridian
this occurs Qi becomes blocked and cannot circulate freely.
Your body is not properly nourished and your health is
compromised, causing a variety of symptoms including pain,
swelling, stiffness, fatigue, and less than optimal
acupuncturist inserts fine, sterile, acupuncture needles at
points on the body in order to stimulate the free flow of Qi.
Opening up the blocked dams allow for Qi to nourish all areas
of your body. This will speed recovery time, address the root
cause of the problem, enhance performance and prevent future
is part of a broad- based treatment approach. Treatments may be
combined with other therapies such as:
1. Herbs to naturally eliminate pain and reduce inflammation
2. Exercise to increase muscle strength and joint mobility
3. Massage to enhance soft tissue healing.
nourishing, strengthening and supporting the body, acupuncture
can provide a competitive edge in order for you to achieve
For a complete consultation, please
contact us at 704.968.0351.