Sports Acupuncture

One of the primary goals at South Jersey Sports Acupuncture is to keep athletes in the game.

Sports acupuncture focuses on injury prevention, sports performance optimization, and athletic career longevity.

Todd has solid knowledge of the musculoskeletal system, how it performs, where it breaks down, and how to fix it. He uses sports acupuncture for injury prevention, treatment, and rehabilitation, as well as to optimize each athlete’s performance levels. Injury prevention is ideal, but if you get hurt, Todd’s an expert at pain relief, too.

The Tools of Sports Acupuncture

Some of the ways we treat athletes and active people are with neurofunctional acupuncture, electro-acupuncture, trigger point dry needling, cupping, manual therapy, and instrument assisted soft tissue mobilization. You can read more about each of these below.

Injury Prevention and Performance Optimization

Sports acupuncture and manual therapy can certainly speed an athlete’s recovery from pain and injury; however, both of these medicines work best as preventative therapies. When you invest in receiving regular assessments and treatments, South Jersey Sports Acupuncture can support your body in adapting to its challenges. When the body is able to adapt, pain and injuries can be avoided, which means less downtime and more doing what you love.

Therapy for Pain Relief

As an athlete, you’re probably familiar with the list of things that can contribute to injuries: sudden impacts, directional changes, overuse/repetition, structural imbalances, improper training, wrong/faulty equipment, and poor technique.

Sports acupuncture is the perfect solution to help heal injuries and orthopedic imbalances that occur from sports and activities. This therapy can provide pain relief and accelerated healing by:

calming the nervous system

releasing muscular tension

normalizing exaggerated pain signals to the brain

reducing excess inflammation

stimulating the body’s release of endogenous pain killers

increasing blood vessel and tissue regeneration

A specialist skilled in Acupuncture Sports Medicine knows the most common injuries associated with various sports and activities and therefore can make the proper diagnosis and treatment. Some of the most common injuries treated at South Jersey Sports Acupuncture include:

knee pain (patellofemoral syndrome)

shoulder injuries

tennis or golfer’s elbow

hamstring strain

sciatica

shin splints

groin pulls

concussions

ACL/meniscus tears

hip flexor strains

Pain Relief

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Athletic Career Longevity

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