Studies have shown that acupuncture is an effective modality for treating physical repetitive-stress injuries such as plantar fasciitis and tendonitis. It's also helpful for exercise induced fatigue in that it backregulates the metabolisms of energy and choline. In addition, the rate at which it reduces oxidative stress is much quicker than without acupuncture. Acupuncture has also been found to reduce pain in athletes.
overall health and immunity
No matter what type of athlete you are, all active individuals can benefit from acupuncture:
it relaxes tight muscles.
Acupuncture stimulates the parasympathetic nervous system: that's the part of the autonomic nervous system that counteracts your fight-or-flight response, which allows for greater relaxation and thus