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Category: Sports Medicine

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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Acupuncture Health
Chris Goddin, L.Ac.

Austin Pain Relief

So long 2019, bring on 2020!! 2020 is poised to be a huge year in the world of pain relief. The 2010’s saw a rise

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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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Woman treated for stress relief with cupping
Acupuncture Health
Chris Goddin, L.Ac.

What is Cupping Therapy?

By now you’ve probably seen the marks. Athletes, celebrities and probably some of your friends are sporting circular marks on their backs and shoulders that

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