Sports Acupuncture Alliance Summit 2019

Sports Acupuncture Alliance Summit 2019

With the high quality of the meetings and conferences we attended at the 2018 Sports Acupuncture Alliance Summit, I could not miss the 2019 edition of this gathering of passionate acupuncturists specialized in sports acupuncture. Especially when I learned that Clayton...
Sports Acupuncture Alliance Summit 2018

Sports Acupuncture Alliance Summit 2018

Last May, I closed the clinic for a few days and traveled to San Jose, California, for the second edition of the Sports Acupuncture Alliance Summit. The Sports Acupuncture Alliance is a collective of acupuncturists working in the sports world and sharing the common...
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...
Case study: An Obstruction in the Knee

Case study: An Obstruction in the Knee

A 70-year-old man came to see me last August for a pain in the back of the knee he had for almost 3 years. In fact, the patient had consulted me for the same pain two years earlier. The pain had appeared before a shingles attack that affected the S1 dermatome, which...