Sports require high-level motor skills that require long-term training, and this process changes the brain. Sports injuries also change the brain's plasticity and impair the neuron wiring between different groups of muscles that have been built up by long-term training. When clinicians understand the interaction among brain plasticity, training, and injury, they will appreciate how important it is to prevent sports injury and, when prevention is impossible, to achieve complete recovery. With this understanding, the clinical importance of dry needling therapy presented in the next chapters can be better appreciated by clinicians, athletes and their coaches.
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