Lindsay Long, L.Ac., C.SMA

Lindsay Long graduated from Northwestern Health Sciences University in 2007, then completed the rigorous yearlong certification process in Sports Medicine Acupuncture at the New England School of Acupuncture in Boston, Massachusetts in 2010. She is currently one of only four acupuncturists in the state of Colorado to provide this advanced training. She also completed a six-month Acupuncture Sports Medicine Apprenticeship with Whitfield Reaves in 2011, which led to eventually taking over Whitfield’s practice in Boulder in 2013.

Long has worked with professional athletes from all over the country and has provided sports acupuncture to NFL players at the Larry Fitzgerald Receiver camp in Minneapolis. Through the accumulation of countless hours of continuing education and training with experts in the field of sports acupuncture and dry needling, she provides a comprehensive and intelligent approach to treating both professional athletes and weekend warriors.


Is it You, Me, or Are We Dry Needling? (1 PDA point)
This presentation will define dry needling, and what acupuncturists can and should do about it. What exactly is the difference between dry needling and acupuncture? Is there a difference? How can we compete with physical therapists that now wield the needle?