A Canadian Medals winner Mark Morris used Acupuncture to help heal a broken rib injury 10 days before Sochi Olympics 2014. Mark McMorris won the Bronze for Canada in the Snowboarding Slopestyle event, and earned Canada’s first medal in the Sochi 2014 Olympics
McMorris used several therapies to heal his broken rib in a short period of time. Along with Acupuncture he used massage, daily pool workouts , and gym time once he was able to get some movement back. “We were hitting it hard, just getting ready for an scenario where I could take an impact,” he said. At one point, staff accessed body armour to bind his ribs, but McMorris felt he didn’t need it.
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