When high jumper Amy Acuff competes in the Olympic Games in London on August 9, people around the world will be watching. But won’t be visible is the hands-on health care Acuff turned to, to prepare for her fifth Olympic Games.
Ranked among the top athletes in the world, Acuff has re-entered the Olympic scene positioned to win a medal and leap to the heights of her own personal best, according to a press release from the Rolf Institute® of Structural Integration.
“The use of alternative therapies such as acupuncture, Pilates, and Rolfing® has been instrumental,” says Acuff, who received her pre-med degree from UCLA and studied acupuncture at the Academy of Oriental Medicine (AOMA). “I don’t think I would be where I am without all of these modalities.”