Sports Acupuncture

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What is Sports Acupuncture?

Sports Acupuncture is a specialty of Traditional Chinese Medicine, requiring post-graduate training, that combines the use of meridian-based acupuncture with modern science-based acupuncture, sports medicine techniques, and orthopedic assessment. In a sports acupuncture session at Denver Sports Recovery, your complaint will be assessed with palpation, range of motion, and manual muscle testing to correctly diagnose the injury. The injured muscle, tendon, or ligament will be treated accordingly. Trigger points, known as dry needling, will be used to reset muscles and assist them in relaxation. Motor points, where the nerve meets the muscle, will be treated to activate a muscle that is underactive or “turned off”. Acupuncture, along with other modalities, is used to reduce inflammation and pain, promote healing, speed up recovery time, and relax muscles. Acupuncture will allow your nervous system to shift into a parasympathetic state which will allow for deep relaxation and recovery. Often electro-acupuncture, suction cupping, or gua-sha (scraping technique) are used in addition to acupuncture to reach the desired results. Experience this ultimate form of relaxation and recovery today at Denver Sports Recovery in Denver, CO. Book an appointment online or over the phone.

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  • Sports Acupuncture, Initial, (60 min) $160

    Sports Acupuncture, follow up, (60 min) $110