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Category: Pain Relief

Back Pain
Acupuncture Health
Chris Goddin, L.Ac.

Why Inflammation Matters

Short term inflammation is how your body recovers from an injury and is essential to your health. Long-term inflammation must be addressed by identifying what is continuing to create it and giving the body the resources it needs to address it.

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Stop icing injuries
Acupuncture Health
Chris Goddin, L.Ac.

Stop Icing Injuries

Icing injuries can actually delay healing time. Avoid this debunked practice in order to heal faster.

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Female athlete
Acupuncture Health
Chris Goddin, L.Ac.

What is Dry Needling?

Dry needling is a form of acupuncture that is not for everybody or every condition, but when used appropriately can be very effective at producing fast results

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Man stretching on track sports medicine
Acupuncture Health
Chris Goddin, L.Ac.

Acupuncture for Sports Injury in Austin, TX

Acupuncture, and the full scope of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) that an acupuncturist utilizes, is a full system of medicine that views the individual as a holistic unit. Because of this, we treat the whole athlete and are able to more effectively help the recovery process and prevent injuries in the first place compared to many single modalities.

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Low back pain treated by integrative medicine
Acupuncture Health
Chris Goddin, L.Ac.

6 Steps to Treat Low Back Pain Naturally

The vast majority of us have had or will have low back pain at some point in our lives. If you’re active, or sit for long periods of time, you are more likely to experience discomfort. In fact, low back pain is the leading cause of disability worldwide AND the #1 reason for missed work in America!

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Hands holding cup of tea
Acupuncture Health
Chris Goddin, L.Ac.

Acupuncture for Arthritis!

May is Arthritis Awareness Month in the US, so it seems like the perfect time to dive into a topic that I get asked about a lot. More specifically, I usually don’t even get asked a question, but instead get some version of a statement such as: “I have a lot of knee pain, but I’ve had x-rays and they’ve confirmed that I have arthritis, so there’s really nothing that can be done unless I have surgery…”

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