SALVATION ARMY EMBRACES ACUPUNCTURE IN JOPLIN
The Salvation Army tent off 26th and Main in Joplin is offering Acupuncture as well as basic services. The Salvation Army has a booth for 'Acupuncturists Without Borders', with free Acupuncture to help people with stress, insomnia, and physical and emotional pain.
Candage Fruge, from Acupuncturists Without Borders, said "The five points that we use have been used by the military and in other extreme situations. These are points that are proven to help relieve stress and trauma. The Salvation Army really embraced us."The Salvation Army says the acupuncture service will be provided from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. for as long as the tent is there
ACUPUNCTURE STOPS SHOULDER PAIN. A randomized, blinded, patient-blinded, multi-center research report published by Researchers at Ruhr-University Bochum (Orthopedic Surgery and Research) show that acupuncture is a more effective treatment than conventional orthopedic treatments for chronic shoulder pain.
NBA FORWARD GRANT HILL HAVING ACUPUNCTURE. Phoenix Suns Grant Hill has Acupuncture to help his legs and to boost his energy. Grant Hill says “it doesent hurt .. they treat the whole body .. they look for the cause of the problem and fix that.”. Other Phoenix Suns players who have Acupuncture are Kevin Johnson, Steve Nash, Charles Barkley, and Jason Kidd Charles Barkley received acupuncture that helped the range of motion to be resturned to his neck. Other Phoenix Suns players that have received acupuncture include Hot Rod Williams and Jeff Hornacek. Some basketball players that have had acupuncture include Dwayne Wade, Shaquille O’Neal and Vladimir Radmonovic.
Golfers such as Gary Player and Fred Couples use acupuncture. Football players famous for using acupuncture include Joe Montana, Morten Anderson, and defensive lineman Michael Strahan. Morten Anderson had acupuncture twice a week to benefit his feet. He retired in 2008 at 48 years of age from the NFL as the second oldest player ever in the game. Acupuncture helps players to recover quicker from injuries and helps prevent injuries. Acupuncture creates musculoskeletal resilience.
San Francisco Giants pitcher Randy Johnson had regular Acupuncture. The San Francisco Giants used acupuncture as part of a team medical program. The SF Giants team acupuncturist tours with the team. The New York Yankees Pitcher A.J. Burnett wanted Acupuncture as part of his contract. Burnett says “There’s no doubt in my mind Acupuncture helped… I found that I responded really well to the acupuncture”. Nastia Liukin had a difficult year of Gymnastics competition in 2007 due to an ankle injury. In 2008 she had regular acupuncture treatments and went on to win an Olympic gold medal for women’s gymnastics.