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Category: Acupuncture and Injury Rehabilitation

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

6 Amazing Olympic Athletes Who Use Acupuncture

The Sochi Olympics are underway and with every Olympic Games, I enjoy the opportunity to brag about Chinese Medicine because many of the world’s top athletes are turning to acupuncture and other treatments to keep them in gold medal winning form. 1) This year Canada’s Bronze Medal Winner used Acupuncture to help him come back: Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on February 17, 2014

Canada's Bronze Medal Winner Used Acupuncture To Help Him Win After A Recent Injury

Mark McMorris, a fan favorite, just won the bronze medal in slopestyle at the Sochi games. He was originally one of those favored to win, but two weeks ago he broke a rib in a terrible accident at the X games. The result of the injury was that whenever he flew off a ramp, bump: Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on February 12, 2014

Insurance CEO Turns To Acupuncture

Did you know that Aetna’s Chairman & CEO, Mark Bertolini, is a fan of acupuncture? That’s right! After a terrible ski accident, in which he broke his neck and spent a year taking numerous painkillers, the CEO of this huge insurance company turned to a more holistic treatment plan. He used a combination of yoga,: Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on October 17, 2013

Acupuncturist AND Olympic High Jumper Heads To London

Amy Acuff is an Olympic high jumper and the London Olympics will be her fifth time on the USA Olympic team. What is even more exciting (to me at least) is that she is also a licensed acupuncturist in Austin, Texas. Go Amy!  Being an acupuncturist has some personal benefits for Amy. High jumpers can: Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on July 27, 2012

Chicago Blackhawk Used Acupuncture

Ray Emery, a Chicago Blackhawk’s player has not always been known to have a good attitude.  However, since being diagnosed with avascular necrosis two years ago, a lot has changed.  Avascular necrosis cuts off the blood supply to bone tissue and one of the bones in Emery’s hip was deteriorating from the disease. In the: Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on January 3, 2012

Another NBA Star Turns To Acupuncture

I imagine that when you are an NBA star and have a contract worth millions, you take your injuries seriously and are willing to be open to new therapies. Certainly, that is the case with Mickael Pietrus, the famous NBA player for the Phoenix Suns who sought treatment at the Shaolin Temple in China. This: Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on November 19, 2011

Acupuncture Is The NFL's Secret For Top Performance

How about having your own traveling acupuncturist?  That’s the height of luxury for most of us but, for some, flying your acupuncturist to your location is a necessity. If you are a professional football player whose body is treated violently every week, you will do almost anything to reduce your pain and increase the length: Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on December 1, 2010

Acupuncture and Injury Rehabilitation

This Article is By: John Alderman, L.Ac. Acupuncture excels in the treatment of sports, work, auto accident rehabilitation, and post operative pain. Injury & Post Operative Pain. If you have suffered an injury, want to avoid surgery, or would like to speed your recovery from a necessary surgery acupuncture can help. Usually an individualized treatment: Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on November 3, 2008