Injuries to the Head and Face

According to studies of elite Swedish ice hockey players, the risk of concussion during a career is about 20%.39 Adult recreational players demonstrate even higher proportional risks of injuries to the head and neck (32%) and to the face (25%).40

Dry needling acupuncture therapy is very helpful in reducing pain and other symptoms after injuries to the head and face, including concussion. Treatment should be provided immediately after the injury while further examination and other medical procedures are being considered.

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Ice Hockey The Game

Ice Hockey The Game

Professional ice hockey players do not always find themselves on their home ground. With so many different competitions it is easy for a team to become involved in a variety of international competitions throughout the world.

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