Acupuncture and March Madness

by Debbie Yu, MS, L.Ac, DAOM Candidate 2017   Spring is coming! Sports, activity, and yang energy are rising! With more movement, comes more potential for injuries, or worry about re-activating old injuries. Acupuncture and Chinese medicine can certainly help speed recovery in active injuries; and increase circulation and strengthen supporting structures to prevent old … Continued

Herbal Medicine and the High Performance Athlete

By Erin Alberda, LAc   In an era of both doping scandals and unprecedented access to supplements (that all promise to make you younger, faster, stronger), how does the competitive athlete navigate what is safe? A little bit of personal history – up until 2012 I was an active national and international-level athlete.  I competed … Continued

IV for the Athlete Inside You

By Dr. Mohammad Shegeft Competitive athletes push their bodies to the limit and getting that edge could be the difference between winning and, well, not winning.  Competitive greatness means finding those edges you’re your opponents don’t have. Enhancing your performance is not only for the “competitive” athlete, however.  Remember your immune system is also competing … Continued