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KOJI MUROFUSHI, Sports director, The Tokyo Olympic games, 2020, PhD in sports Biomechanics

  • 20 times national championships title (Japan)
  • 2011 IAAF World championships gold medal (1995–2014)
  • 2004 Olympics gold medal
  • 2012 Olympics bronze medal

Neurologic Dry Needling is a must for all athletes.

Athletes, especially professional athletes, sustain the greatest amount of physical stress compared to other professions. The standard treatment approaches are ineffective in reducing this cumulative systemic stress.  Unfortunately this cumulative systemic stress gradually weakens the body’s structure and function.  This [more…]

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The concept of “point” misleads the practice of dry needling; Neuroscience clarifies this concept.

Practitioners use the acupoint or trigger point concept in pain management because empiricially needling those points provides pain relief. Recent research has shown that the concept of points, i.e. acupoints and trigger points, is a typica example of human error and [more…]

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Neurologic Dry Needling and Athletic Performance

Athletes begin to lose their capacity to recover when they reach the age of 30, and from a biological standpoint, this capability has surely deteriorated by the age of 35. Many athletes feel these limita tions and start considering retirement [more…]

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