Whether you're an injured athlete or you pulled your back while changing the light bulb (hey, it happens!), we talk to Zeel Expert Aram Akopyan to learn how acupuncture can be a paramount part of the recovery process.
Injured joints and tendons are a common complaint of many of my patients. Wear and tear is a normal part of life, and these injuries vary in severity and require different levels of intervention. For example, a simple joint injury from hyper-extension or overuse does not necessarily imply underlying structural damage, and can be easily addressed with rehabilitation, reduced activity, massage techniques and acupuncture.
A more severe injury, however, can occur when chronic overuse or extreme activity has caused structural damage, such as torn ligaments, worn joint substrates or even injury to the meniscus or the joint capsule itself. These often require longer rehabilitation times, extended integrative treatment approaches and, if all
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