Sports Acupuncture

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Diane Boulder Ironman 70.3 – 2014

Acupuncture for Atheletes Colorado Springs

Over-training or pushing too hard during a race will affect all athletes at one time or another. Performance will be impaired and sets the athlete up for injuries. Integrating Oriental Medicine is invaluable for an athlete’s optimum performance during training and racing.

Diane has been competing in Triathlons, Duathlons, Swim meets and Road races since 1986. She has a keen interest in helping athletes reach their optimal potential whether you’re an Olympic athlete, weekend warrior or simply out for some fitness and pleasure. Diane has treated Olympic athletics and Olympic wanna-bes. She is familiar with injuries which overtraining and overuse can bring. Acupuncture is very effective for enhancing performance, strength and endurance. Many world class athletes use it for prevention from injuries as well as for speeding up recovery from existing injuries and or simply from over training.

Sports Acupuncture Treatments have been shown to:

• Enhance performance
• Prevent injuries before they set it
• Reduce post injury rehabilitation time
• Decrease pain and inflammation
• Increase range of motion
• Activate and strengthen muscles
• Release muscle spasms
• Stimulate immune system
• Reset muscle fibers to enhance muscle firing
• Relieve stress and calm race jitters
• Sciatica
• Numbness/ tingling
• Psoas strain
• Hip Flexor strain
• Performance enhancement
• Preventive maintenance
• Race anxiety
• Insomnia
• Runner’s knee
• Foot pain
• Plantar Fasciaitis
• Heel pain
• IT band pain
• Shin splints
• Hip pain
• Hamstring strain
• Calf pain/cramps
• Ankle pain/strain
• Shoulder pain
• Rotator Cuff
• Neck pain
• Elbow pain
• Wrist strain
• Back pain
• Digestive issues