For sports ranging from Golf to Martial Arts, running, Tennis to Hurling, Acupuncture treats the injuries of strains, impacts, and over-use.

Athletes treated have found treatment quickly suppresses inflammation leading to a speedy recovery minimising down time.

Conditions typically treated include: 

Acupuncture for Frozen Shoulder

Frozen shoulder – otherwise known as Adhesive Capsulitis, is characterised by inflammation and adhesions that restrict movement and cause pain of the shoulder. Symptoms may include restriction of movement, pain in the shoulder, pain or shooting sensations that radiate either down the arm or into the neck or tingling in the hands. Acupuncture is a very effective treatment for treating frozen shoulder

Acupuncture for Neck Pain

Neck pain is a very common complaint and it often also includes the upper back and shoulders as well. Side effects of neck pain can include dizziness and headaches. Neck pain can have a variety of causes, muscle fatigue, incorrect posture, stiffness and limited range of motion. It can also be caused by a sudden force (car accident), or a medical condition (swelling, disease, tumours, bleeding, inflammation, etc). Some neck pain can also cause headaches and/or dizziness. Acupuncture is highly effective at treating neck pain no matter what the cause.

Acupuncture for Lower Back pain

Traditional Chinese Medicine recognises three different pathologies with Lower Back Pain

Acupuncture relaxes the lower back and reduces Inflammation and pain in the area the area.

In cases of severe disk trauma, acupuncture can be very useful before and after manipulation by a Chiropractor or Osteopath as it loosens out the area resulting in reducing patient’s recovery time

Acupuncture for Sciatica

Sciatica is the inflammation of the sciatic nerve, usually marked by pain and tenderness along the course of the nerve on through to the thigh and leg.

Sciatica usually starts in the buttocks and extends down the rear of the thigh and lower leg to the sole of the foot and/or along the outer side of the lower leg to the top of the foot. Pain may also be present in the lower back.

Sciatica can be a symptom of a bulging lumbar disk. Its distinguishing feature is greater pain in the posterior thigh and lower leg or foot over time, rather than in the lower back

Acupuncture is highly effective for treating Sciatica as it reduces inflammation in the area and reduces pain –

Acupuncture for Tennis Elbow & Golfers Elbow

Tennis  and Golfers Elbow are also known as tendonitis, which means that the tendons in your elbow are inflamed.  Tendons attach muscle to bone, and the muscles involved in Tennis Elbow are those on the top of your forearm. Tendonitis often caused by repetitive strain injury. Usually the pain you feel with Tennis Elbow is on the outside of the elbow, and it becomes worse when you’re grasping or twisting objects (jars, tennis racket, yoga class etc).

Golfers Elbow usually affects the inside of the elbow with pain radiating down the underside of the forearm and into the wrist.

Acupuncture is a very effective  for tendonitis, it increases the blood flow to the area which will reduce inflammation and pain.

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