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Category: Acupuncture and Athletes

Super Bowl Fans: 9 NFL Players Who Use Acupuncture

The 2017 Super Bowl has many fans celebrating “their” team winning, exciting plays, crazy new commercials and how much beer can be consumed on one Sunday afternoon. I admit, I don’t really get it, but the one thing about football that I do understand is that it is a very rough sport. And, I know: Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on February 5, 2017

Baseball Players Use Acupuncture Too!

Here in Chicago, we are all hoping the Cubs will win the World Series. Therefore I thought a post about baseball players who have successfully used acupuncture was quite timely. Who are some of the brilliant players who know that acupuncture is a fantastic addition to training as well as injury recovery??? Find out here.: Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on November 1, 2016

Olympic Medal Winner`s Secret Weapon - Acupuncture

The Summer Olympics are fast approaching! So I wanted to revisit some of the wise athletes who have incorporated acupuncture into their training and recovery. One of my favorites is Bronze medal winner Dee Dee Trotter. A great athlete who brought her acupuncturist to the games with her! This is one of the posts I: Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on July 21, 2016

Acupuncture Secrets of Tour De France Winner

Eddy and Vincenzo The 2016 Tour de France is underway and while Chris Fromme is currently wearing the yellow jersey the winner is yet to be determined. Our champion acupuncturist, Eddy De Smeldt, is currently on the road again using acupuncture to treat the riders of  Team Astana. I thought you would enjoy revisiting my: Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on July 11, 2016

Use Acupuncture To Treat Running Injuries

This is a wonderful post, detailing the benefits of acupuncture specifically for runners. I’m pleased that the author; Amy Chitwood Burslem BA, MAcOM, LAC. has allowed me to repost it here. Thank you Amy, I appreciate it and I’m sure my readers do to! The Chicago Marathon is soon approaching and acupuncture is wonderful for easing the pain: Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on September 14, 2015

Basketball Stars Score With Acupuncture

Numerous famous NBA players have reaped  the benefits of acupuncture treatments. Superstars like  Kobe Bryant, Charles Barkley, Kevin Johnson, Hot Rod Williams, Jeff Hornacek, Steve Nash, Grant Hill, Yao Ming, and, here in Chicago, Bulls player Joakim Noah have all used acupuncture. And, as pointed out by tcm directory with this great photo, college player: Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on May 12, 2015

These 8 Amazing Athletes Use Acupuncture

1. Vincenzo Nibali recently won the Tour de France, perhaps one of the toughest athletic competitions in the world. During the arduous 3 week race he was treated with acupuncture twice daily. Eddy De Smedt L.Ac., a Belgian acupuncturist treated Vincenzo and all the cyclists on Team Astana. His treatments focused on assisting the racers: Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on March 5, 2015

Acupuncture Is Working For Elite Athletes

Whether you’re a professional athlete or a person who likes to stay active, acupuncture can help you feel great and perform at your best! Every time I read about an elite or international competition, I quickly hear about some athletes who are using acupuncture. Why are athletes turning to Traditional Chinese Medicine? No drugs, few: Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on August 5, 2014

Acupuncture Helped Vincenzo Nibali Win The Tour de France

Today Vincenzo Nibali of team Astana will be making history winning this year’s Tour de France, Congratulations Vincenzo!  Did Acupuncture Help Him Get To The Paris Podium? Winning team, Astana, is the only team on the Tour to have a full time acupuncturist on staff! How Marvelously Brilliant!! Eddy De Smedt L.Ac., a Belgian acupuncturist,: Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on July 27, 2014

Cyclists in The Tour de France Use Acupuncture To Stay in Top Form

The 2014 Tour De France is underway. Hundreds of elite cyclists are racing through the picturesque mountains of France in an amazing feat of endurance. Although I am not a big cycling fan, I am a huge fan of acupuncture! So, I was thrilled to learn that super star cyclist Alberto Contador is using acupuncture: Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on July 16, 2014
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