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Sports Acupuncture For Sports Injuries & Muscle Sprains

At komyuniti our Acupuncture practitioners are highly adept at applying treatment methods and rehabilitation exercise in the management of sporting injuries sustained from playing a wide range of sports such as, basketball, football, swimming, running, cycling, martial arts etc.

Our practitioners work much like any other physical therapist by understanding how to perform orthopedic assessments, functional muscle tests, range of motion analysis and postural evaluations. By correctly diagnosing the issue will enable the correct treatment plan to assist tissue repair, reduce pain, swelling, bruises, inflammation, and re-establish propception.

The methods used within a sports acupuncture treatment at komyuniti are different to other physical therapies because it utilises specialised techniques developed by komyuniti, involving a combination of:

  • Dry Needling
  • Trigger Point Needling
  • Motor Point Needling
  • Electro Acupuncture, Dry, Trigger and Motorpoint Needling
  • Acupuncture 
  • Soft & Deep Tissue Muscle Mobilization

Sports acupuncture effective for assisting in the management of pain and rehabilitation of an injury. The use of needling can also reduce edema, improve range of motion and flexibility, increase strength and stamina. Therefore, treatment can optimize the overall health of an athlete, ultimately leading to improved sports performance.   

Sports Acupuncture may assist with:

  • Lower back pain
  • Neck pain
  • Knee pain
  • Elbow pain
  • Tennis elbow
  • Sciatica
  • Ankle pain
  • Post operative pain
  • Heel pain and plantar fasciitis 

If you are not sure whether your sports injury can be managed or treated, please contact us on how our practitioners can help with getting you back to enjoying your sport. 


Tyler J. Gregory P.T., D.P.T.a Samuel A. Rauchwarter P.T., D.P.T., S.C.S.b Michael D.Feldman M.D.c Clinical Commentary: Rehabilitation Using Acute Dry Needling for Injured Athletes Returning to Sport and Improving Performance. REHABILITATION AND RETURN TO SPORT IN ATHLETES| VOLUME 4, ISSUE 1, E209-E213, JANUARY 01, 2022
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