The weightlifter’s Achilles tendons

The weightlifter’s Achilles tendons

A 35-year-old man, active and athletic, consults for chronic tendinitis of the Achilles tendon, the pain being present for 3 years. The patient was training in weightlifting and started running. Listening to the advice of those around him, he opted for minimalist...
Time to prepare for the Montreal Marathon

Time to prepare for the Montreal Marathon

Le temps de la rentrée est une période occupée à la clinique Sports Acupuncture Mtl. Parmi les nouveaux patients qui se sont ajoutés hier à mon horaire, 3 participeront bientôt au marathon de Montréal. Cette grande affluence momentanée s’explique en partie par le...
Pain is not only mechanical

Pain is not only mechanical

Recently, I came across an interesting article written by Dr. David Hanscom. The title of this article is “Why I’m Leaving My Spine Surgery Practice”. As the treatment of pain, especially back pain, is the major part of my acupuncture practice, I read this article...