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Welcome to OPSC!
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Welcome to OPSC!

 Welcome to On Point Sports Care As an athlete or active individual, we know you’re as committed to wellness and injury prevention as we are. So today, we’re thrilled to welcome you into our community, share with you what we’re all about, and get to know more about you – the athlete at the...

Did You Know Ep.1
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Did You Know Ep.1

 Did You Know Ep.1:.Acupuncture promotes the body’s natural healing mechanisms. Recent research has shown that nitric oxide levels increase at Acupuncture points when a needle is inserted. That may explain why pain levels can decrease at areas that have been treated with Acupuncture needles. .Stay tuned for more of our DYK Episodes with OPSC!.**All Videos...

Try Carioca out in your warmup routine!
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Try Carioca out in your warmup routine!

 This week, try out this running drill by including it in your warmup routine! Carioca is a great drill that improves your agility, and neuromuscular control. 1. Start by walking sideways, right foot over left, and then right foot behind the left2. Gradually turn this into a skip, and then be as light on your...

Joints love movement and loading!
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Joints love movement and loading!

There is a great deal of misinformation out there regarding joint health and activity. Occasionally, humans are compared to mechanical machines yielding a numerical limit on our body’s ability to sustain load and stress. For instance, one might have heard, “you have only so many bends in your knee before it gives out”. Although this...

Episode 2: Inside the Practice of an Acupuncturist
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Episode 2: Inside the Practice of an Acupuncturist

 We’re back with episode 2 of “Inside the Practice of an Acupuncturist” In this episode, Zach Haigney, founder of Athlos Sports Acupuncture shares more about how acupuncture treatments can help athletes recover from training. In his treatments with athletes and clients, he uses Acupuncture needles. These are sterile, one-time use stainless steel. Conventional thinking...

Inside the Practice of an Acupuncturist
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Inside the Practice of an Acupuncturist

 Hey, this is Isang Smith from On Point Sports Care, and in this video mini-series we get to visit the Acupuncture Practice of Zach Haigney, founder and owner of Athlos Sports Acupuncture. Zach received his Masters Degree after studying for 3 years at Tri-State College of Acupuncture. He has a focus on pain and...

Your FREE E-book for Self-Care during Marathon Training
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Your FREE E-book for Self-Care during Marathon Training

Happy August – We hope you’re enjoying a fun and active summer! There are a ton of great marathons coming up this fall, and we’d love to support you if you’re currently in training (or thinking about it!) If you’re a serious runner – and especially if you’re training for a marathon – self-care is...