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Does acupuncture for sports injuries really work?

11 doctors weighed in
Dr. Siranush Cholakian
Holistic Medicine
7 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

I would suggest that you try it.
It is already used very successfully for sports injuries.

In brief: Yes

I would suggest that you try it.
It is already used very successfully for sports injuries.
Dr. Siranush Cholakian
Dr. Siranush Cholakian
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Dr. John Moor
May help 30% of the time for pain only. Does not cure injury to anatomic structures.
Dr. Joseph Bouvier
Pediatrics
1 doctor agrees

In brief: See below

Acupuncture appears to help in a lot of situations with pain so i would think that it might also help with sports injuries as well.

In brief: See below

Acupuncture appears to help in a lot of situations with pain so i would think that it might also help with sports injuries as well.
Dr. Joseph Bouvier
Dr. Joseph Bouvier
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Dr. Erik Borncamp
Wound care

In brief: Yes and no.

May help with pain or stress (if you Believe in it enough).
But the injury itself will still take time to heal and if bad enough may need surgery.

In brief: Yes and no.

May help with pain or stress (if you Believe in it enough).
But the injury itself will still take time to heal and if bad enough may need surgery.
Dr. Erik Borncamp
Dr. Erik Borncamp
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