You keep fit and work hard to perform at your best. That injury, new or chronic, can heal faster because of that effort. Healthier active bodies heal more quickly with acupuncture treatment than with conventional therapy alone. Give yourself every advantage by adding acupuncture to your training regime. You give your car tune-ups and maintain your home, your body deserves the same. Get acupuncture regularly and see the difference in your performance…drug-free.
Concussions are serious injuries, no matter how minor the incident may seem. Brain injury sequelae can show up in your health years later. Symptoms can include: sensitivity around the injury site and scalp, sensitivity to light, unusual headaches, behavior and sleep disturbances, mood swings, motor impairment, memory problems, and seizures. Dr. Hackett has a personal understanding of this kind of injury and has unique treatment protocols for healing it. She has also developed acupuncture points specifically for this treatment.
The shoulder assembly is a complex of muscles around one of the body’s most versatile joints. Shoulder pain can radiate down the arm, from the back, or locally around the joint. Tendonitis, strains, tears, trigger points and spams all respond well to acupuncture/dry needling treatments.
The key is to get in to see Dr. Hackett sooner rather than later. Why suffer? It’s a false badge of honor to play over an injury. It can only slow you down later or open you up to more invasive treatments. Take care of it early. That’s true prevention.
You already know how important your spinal health is to your performance and life in general. Acupuncture may be a great alternative to more invasive procedures. Dr. Hackett reviews your health history and MRI or Xray reports to assess if you are a good candidate for acupuncture treatment.
Disk issues, tendonitis, strains, numbness, tingling, trigger point and spam pain all typically respond well to acupuncture/dry needling treatments. It is important that you allow your body time to heal, even if you have little or no pain after your acupuncture treatments since it is very easy to re-injure yourself.
The key is to get in to see Dr. Hackett sooner rather than later with a new injury or aggravation of an old one. Why suffer? It’s a false badge of honor to keep playing over an injury. It can only slow you down later or open you up to more invasive treatments. Take care of it early. That’s true prevention.
Groin and lower abdominal pain can be very debilitating and somewhat embarrassing to admit. Dr. Hackett has treated many variations of groin and abdominal pain successfully. Your body is fully draped with a sheet, so you never feel exposed during your treatment.
The results are typically an immediate relief of pain with full resolution of symptoms over the course of treatment. If a full resolution of pain does not occur, further assessment will be recommended. Athletes tend to heal very quickly, so unless you have long-term severe symptoms, you can expect to get back to normal activity within 5-8 treatments.
Your knee is a complex joint and one of the most common areas of injury, especially if you are active. Aging also takes its toll after many years of continuous stress, your knees need extra TLC. Acupuncture and nutritional supplementation can help you heal faster, maintain your joints and connective tissues, and keep you in the game.
If you are trying to avert knee replacement or on a search for the right surgeon, acupuncture can keep you stabilized and pain free during your interval before surgery. Your post-op healing will also hasten with continued acupuncture treatment. Acupuncture has been shown in studies to improve post-op healing.
Plantar Fascitis can hamstring all of your best efforts to stay on your training program. Most of the time, the connective tissue or fascia looks a bit like fiberglass under a microscope. The fascia clumps and creates a great deal of pain. Acupuncture resolves this typically within five treatments.
Ankle sprains are common and par for the course for most athletes. Our feet and ankles sustain tremendous repetitive stress with work-outs and training over the years. Acupuncture can resolve acute injuries and can maintain good ankle health with “tune-up” treatments.