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Acupuncture’s Significant Role In Treating Sports Injuries

Acupuncture’s Significant Role In Treating Sports Injuries

Many professionals, school and college athletic teams and athletics are using acupuncture treatment nowadays for treating sports injuries. In fact, sports injuries are injuries that generally take place whilst participating in organized sports, competitions, training sessions, or organized fitness regime or activities. These injuries occur due to varied reasons, including improper training, lack of appropriate footwear or safety equipment.

Sports injuries treated at Acupuncture Perth, basically are of two types. The first one is acute traumatic injury constituting a single blow from a single application of force, like getting a cross-body block in football. The second type is known as overuse or chronic injury happening over a period of time. This kind of injuries are the manifestations of repetitive training like running, overhand throwing, or serving a tennis ball.

Sprain and strain of the joint and surrounded tissue are one of the most common sports injuries (sprain involving ligament & strain involves muscle pull or tendon). Apart from pain, typical inflammatory response includes swelling of injured regions, redness or purple discolouration, reduced range of joint motion. In addition to conventional R.I.C.E (Rest, Ice, Compression, Elevation) treatment and remedy, many athletes take the help of Acupuncture practiced at Acupuncture Perth, which is proven to be highly beneficial in quickly treating inflammation and swelling.

However, certain conditions or ailments that chiropractors at Acupuncture Perth treat, include the following:

  • Sprains & strains
  • Tendinitis
  • Joint Dysfunction
  • Medial & Lateral Epicondylitis (Tennis Elbow)
  • Frozen Shoulder/Impingement Syndrome
  • Bursitis
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Neuralgia
  • Shin splints
  • Arthritis

The athletes frequently report weakness at the injury site describing the pain as ‘deep and dull’ aching in nature, including sensations of ‘pins and needles’, tingling and numbness on some occasions accompanying the injury or referred sensations that tend to travel away from injury site. Sportspersons or athletes may find it difficult to locate pain, but end up often reproducing pain with particular movements. In Traditional Chinese Medicine, acupuncture treatment for sports injuries is utilized for addressing injury thereby helping an extent to mitigate pain.

Acupuncture performed at Acupuncture Perth, revels in having a very satisfactory and successful record related to sports injuries. Many professional sports teams have certified acupuncturists perth on board for reducing healing times and resolving stubborn illnesses. Additionally, acupuncture styles and techniques evolved over the years, is considered as one of the primary means of fast healing for martial arts besides treating acute sports injuries from intense or repetitive activities, consolidating its place and importance and expanding its horizon in competitive athletics having similar injuries. In fact, the whole approach of Traditional Chinese Medicine and acupuncture to the pain treatment and reduced function is to visualize it as disorder or imbalance in body’s natural state. The treatment involves correcting the disorder and restoring body’s equilibrium and internal harmony.

Studies and researches show acupuncture’s efficacy in treating sports injuries like sprains, strains, neck, shoulder, elbow, wrist, hip, knee & ankle pain, swollen muscles and shin splints apart from providing a major boost to athletes’ performance unleashing in them a competitive streak.

Get treated for sports injuries at Tao Acupuncture Perth-one-of-a-kind clinic well-equipped with latest technology and equipment under certified acupuncturist Quin Wang (Kathy). Tao Acupuncture creates customized, conducive environment for treatment based on ancient Chinese Medicine with 20+ years of clinical experience, 150+ advanced proven procedures, 100% no side effects, friendly practitioners, certified therapists, experienced acupuncturists perth having 850+ happy clients.

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