Benefits of Sports Acupuncture
Good For Sports Injuries
Sports Acupuncture enables treatment of chronic and acute sports related injuries and significantly reduces recovery time.
Good For Weekend Warriors
Sports Acupuncture provides excellent recovery assistance for weekend warriors who need an extra boost.
Good For High Performance
Sports Acupuncture helps deliver break-through healing for high performance, professional or collegiate athletes.
Good For Young Adults
Sports Acupuncture is a great option for young adults in high school sports who are injured and want to get back on the court.
What is Sports Acupuncture?
Typical Patients treated by Dr. Heide:
University of Oregon Duck Athletics Department Teams including Duck Football players, Duck Track and Field, Duck Baseball and Softball.
Professional Runners (Nike, Columbia)
Professional Skiers and Snowboarders (Burton, Rossignol)
Professional Rock Climbers (Five Ten, Evolv, LaSportiva)
Olympic Athletes (Track, Field, Marathon, Downhill Skiers)
NCAA Champions (UO Duck Football, UO Duck Track & Field)
Conditions Treated with Anjuna Sports Acupuncture
Common Conditions treated include:
Muscle and tendon injury
Ligament damage, including common sprains
Joint injury as well as chronic arthritis and inflammation
Acute and chronic low back and neck pain
Dysfunction of the musculoskeletal system
What is dry needling?
What is a “trigger point”?
What is the difference between acupuncture and dry needling?
Does it hurt?
Are there any side effects to dry needling?
LOW BACK AND NECK PAIN
Common Conditions: ARTHRITIS AND JOINT CONDITIONS
- Arthritis of the hip
- Osteoarthritis of the 1st metatarsal-phalanges joint (the“big toe”)
- AC joint arthritis and shoulder bursitis
- Knee osteoarthritis (anterior, medial, or lateral compartments)
- Arthritis of the smaller joints of the wrist, hand, and foot.
Specific Focus Areas: LEG
- Shin splints, both anterior and medial
- Achilles tendonitis
- Plantar fasciitis
- Ankle sprain
- “Big toe” (1st MTP joint) osteoarthritis
- Morton’s neuroma
- Pes anserinus inflammation
- Metatarsalgia achilles bursitis
- Fat pad syndrome
Common Conditions: TENDONITIS
- The Achilles tendon
- Tennis elbow (inflammation of the extensor tendon of the forearm)
- Climber’s elbow (inflammation of the forearm flexor tendons)
- Shin splints–(tendinous inflammation to either the anterior or the medial compartment muscles)
Specific Focus Areas: SHOULDER
- Supraspinatus and infraspinatus tendonitis
- AC joint separation, AC joint arthritis
- Bicepital tendonitis, biceps tendonosis
- Levator scapulae syndrome
- Stiff Neck
- Shoulder impingement syndrome
- Shoulder bursitis
- Pathology to the pectoralis muscle syndrome.
- Frozen shoulder
Specific Focus Areas: ARM
- Lateral epicondylitis (tennis elbow)
- Medial epicondylitis (golfer’s elbow, climber’s elbow)
- Carpal tunnel syndrome
- Arthritis of the wrist, hand, and finger joints
Specific Focus Areas: HIP AND PELVIS
- Hip (trochanteric) bursitis
- Osteoarthritis of the hip joint
- Sacral-iliac joint dysfunction
- Piriformis syndrome
- The sacral-tuberous ligament
Specific Focus Areas: KNEE
- Ligament sprain (MCL, LCL).
- Patellar tendonitis
- Patello-femoral joint pain, chondromalacia
- Ilio-tibial band syndrome