Winter Self-Care for Athletes: the three things you should be doing to stay healthy this winter

Staying healthy and motivated during the winter can be tricky. Winter can be an especially harsh and taxing season. The colder temperatures and shorter days affect our circadian rhythms, our emotions, our digestion.  As athletes, we are already asking a lot of our bodies, and so we need to be particularly mindful of the ways [...]

By |2020-03-19T18:02:09+00:00February 2nd, 2017|acupuncture, Diet, Injury Prevention, self-care, Winter|0 Comments

3 Common Snow-Running Injuries and What To Do About Them

Running In The Snow Is Hard Work. Rory loves snow. We have not yet determined whether she loves acupuncture. When the temperature drops and the snow starts falling, I start to see some specific injuries directly related to running on ice and snow.  But why, exactly, does winter running confer a [...]

By |2020-03-19T18:02:32+00:00March 18th, 2016|acupuncture, Injury Prevention, trigger point, Winter|0 Comments