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Wellpoint Sports Acupuncture, since 2008, has been the home of Mahsa Ahmadi, R.Ac., C.SMA., registered acupuncturist of Vancouver and certified Sports Medicine Acupuncturist. Sports Acupuncture: do chronic injuries or postural issues cause you agony? are you an athlete looking for an advantage? Find More Acupuncture: Have you suffered from stress, digestive issues, or sleeping problems? […]

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Conditions effectively treated by Sports Medicine Acupuncture’s targeted modalities are listed but not limited to the following table. Impingement syndrome Neck pain Ligament sprain SI dysfunction Rotator cuff injury Muscle sprain Hip Flexor Disfunction Disc hernia Frozen shoulder Low back pain Tennis elbow Radiculopathy Cervical spondylosis Thoracolumbar junc (TLJ) Bicipital Tendonitis Golfer’s elbow Muscle tension […]

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Sports Medicine Acupuncture combines perspectives of both Western Medicine and Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) in order to assess, diagnose and treat the condition/person as a whole. Simply put, this wider perspective and range of use of potential therapies can lead to faster and more permanent results for sports and work-related injuries. In this special assessments […]

Therapy Found Effective for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Customized physical therapy may be a useful way to ease low back pain, which affects an estimated 31 million Americans a new study says. Researchers from La Trobe University observed that ‘many patients with low-back disorders persisting beyond 6 weeks do not recover.

Myth: Physical Therapy is only for Injuries and Accidents

Physical therapists do a lot more than just stretch or strengthen weak muscles after an injury or surgery. They are skilled at evaluating and diagnosing potential problems before they lead to more-serious injuries or disabling conditions from carpal tunnel syndrome or a frozen shoulder to chronic headaches or lower-back

Avoiding Low Back Injuries With Squatting

Let’s talk about 3 tips to get rid of lower back pain from squats. In most cases, pain from squatting comes to technical errors; whether the pain is in the lower back or in the knees. Sometimes, the lower back pain can actually originate from the hips

Read These Three Tips For Long Car Rides

Remaining in a seated position for extended periods of time can restrict blood flow to your lower extremities, causing flexion, which is a compressive force in the spine. Stopping to stand and stretch is critical for your spine, as it releases the compression, allows for blood to flow to the nerves, and helps maintain flexibility

How Physical Therapy Can Prevent Injuries

Customized physical therapy may be a useful way to ease low back pain, which affects an estimated 31 million Americans a new study says. Researchers from La Trobe University observed that ‘many patients with low-back disorders persisting beyond 6 weeks do not recover.