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...
Case study: The Guitarist’s Fingers

Case study: The Guitarist’s Fingers

A musician, finishing his master’s degree in classical guitar, came to the clinic because of a decrease in his speed of execution and a feeling of fatigue in the right hand. He had an important recital coming up and needed to improve his performance (speed of...
Case study: Competing again

Case study: Competing again

A young man in his mid-twenties came to see me last July for ankle pain. He used to compete in figure skating until he injured his ankle on a bad landing during a jump. He had torn 2 ligaments in his ankle and had to undergo surgery to reattach the ligament and clean...
Case study: Hockey Injury

Case study: Hockey Injury

Recently, a young university-level hockey player sought acupuncture treatment following her doctor’s recommendation for numbness in her left leg and weakness in her left ankle. The symptoms started five years ago while she was in a Hockey Canada training camp....