Sports Medicine

Acupuncture provides freedom from frozen shoulder

Recently someone very close to me injured her shoulder. At first, it seemed like it was a pretty mild injury - her arm was outstretched and she tripped, not even landing on the shoulder. However, she's peri-menopausal, which means that fluctuations in hormones can make a woman more susceptible to injuring her joints, and possibly injuring them more [...]

2018-09-25T12:36:09+00:00 September 25th, 2018|

Acupuncture for Athletes – Enhancing Healing and Performance

It's October in Chicago! Not only are leaves changing color and falling but October also brings the Chicago Marathon. This year it's on October 8th  (just around the corner).  Like most years, I have many patients who are running the marathon and I've helped them as they trained to maximize health and minimize injury. I really [...]

2017-10-02T13:16:12+00:00 October 2nd, 2017|

Acupuncture is great for pain relief

Research confirms what I've seen for years: Acupuncture is great for pain relief I was lucky to attend the first annual Sports Acupuncture Alliance Conference in Philadelphia, PA,  just a few weeks ago. One of my passions is helping my patients find pain relief - and while this conference focused partly on athletic performance enhancement, much [...]

2017-07-08T11:36:54+00:00 May 17th, 2017|