On this episode AJ sits down with Sports Acupuncturist Dan Dominguez and they break down the common injuries that occur to runners.
Dan Dominguez, L.Ac. received his Bachelor degree in Exercise Physiology and Strength and Conditioning from Saginaw Valley State University, and a Masters of Science in Acupuncture from Finger Lakes school of Acupuncture and Oriental medicine. His past experiences working with high level athletes including Olympic athletes and NFL players during their preparation for the NFL combine and tryouts. Today Dan works for the Department of Orthopedics & Rehabilitation at the University of Rochester Medical Center. He started the program for the orthopedic department and is now the center’s first full time acupuncturist. Dan utilizes traditional styles of Acupuncture along with more recently developed motor and trigger points, and includes rehabilitation, orthopedic assessment, and sports medicine in his practice.
In his spare time, Dan volunteers his acupuncture skills by treating at marathons, triathlons and major Crossfit events.