If you’re an athlete, you understand the numerous demands of participating in a sport such as running, jumping, and tackling. Putting your body through these activities can result in painful tears, sprains, and strains. But seeing a chiropractor can help you when you’ve suffered sports injuries and help to prevent them.
As an athlete, when you participate in sports that require any physical demands such as running, jumping, lifting, and tackling you are putting your body under tremendous amounts of stress. Being an athlete is very demanding and requires many hours per week of high-intensity training.
It is very common for these activities to result in painful sprains, strain, tears, or even broken bones. Obtaining an injury may affect your performance, limit your playing time, and significantly impact your personal life. Not only can chiropractic care help you if you have suffered from a sports injury, but it can also help to prevent them from happening.
Chiropractic care can help with a multitude of sports injuries such as tendonitis, sprains, strains, and back and neck pain just to name a few. The goal is to help reduce inflammation, enhance joint function, and reduce pain. It will also help improve the range of motion, minimize recovery time, and maximize athletic performance. Chiropractic care is used to treat and help prevent injuries to the back, neck, shoulders, knees, and ankles.
Our doctors are highly trained and extremely knowledgeable providers of chiropractic medicine with expertise in both the prevention and rehabilitation of sports-related injuries. They also have advanced training in the use of musculoskeletal imaging studies, in addition to expert-level knowledge in sport-specific strength and conditioning techniques and optimal biomechanics.
Common injuries evaluated and treated by our doctors are overuse injuries. Runners who suffer from hip, knee, or foot injuries or pain, overhead athletes like volleyball, baseball, and tennis players who have shoulder or upper extremity injuries or pain, and sports traumas. They can evaluate, diagnose, and treat just about any sports-related injury or performance issue.
Our doctors are trained to use multiple imaging modalities such as x-ray, CT, MRI, and Musculoskeletal Ultrasound to evaluate for injury and track the progress of rehabilitation.