The Healthy Nevada Days 5k/1mi Run/Walk Event was our kick-off event for the year and it was a great one. It was phenomenal to see so many health-minded folks come out, whether they were seasoned runners or families out for a fun and healthy morning activity. We offered free community style acupuncture to participants, many of whom had never had it before.
Most were surprised to learn that acupuncture effectively treats many running related ailments such as sprains/strains, shin splints, knee pain, and low back pain. We also treated shoulder pain, neck pain, and one peroneal strain. Mind you, one quick sample of acupuncture (outside in the cold & wind no less!) isn’t likely to have you jumping up and down pain free from a long-standing issue, but it at least gave people a taste for how comfortable and relaxing acupuncture can be – despite needles being the main tool of our trade!
Stay tuned for our full schedule of events for the year to be posted soon. We are bringing acupuncture and natural pain relief to a venue near you each month this year!