Everyday Acupuncture Podcast
About This Show
Curiously enough, acupuncture is not just sticking needles into people. It is part of a coherent and observation based medicine that experienced practitioners have handed down over the centuries.
Listen in as we explore with expert practitioners how you can apply the principles of this ancient medicine in your everyday life.
Most Recent Episode
Using acupuncture to enhance sports performance • Amy Geile • EAP068
Acupuncture is a go-to treatment for musculo-skeletal pain and a commonly used modality for treating sports injuries. NFL stars, Olympic swimmers, basketball players and other top athletes increasingly turn to acupuncture to help with recovery from injury as evidenced by the occasional headline or picture that gives acupuncture another 15 minutes of fame because some sports hero has needles in them. Our guest in this episode takes a different view of acupuncture. She is investigating how it can be used for performance enhancement. Listen in as we discuss the discuss the results of her first study into using various acupuncture modalities focused not on recovery from injury, but rather as a way to improve sports performance.