Sports Injuries

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Chiropractic Treatment For Sports Injuries

Whether you are an amateur sportsman and enjoy playing sports for fun, or a professional athlete performing at the highest level on a regular basis, your body is bound to develop a lot of wear and tear due to the high level of intense physical activity. This usually results into painful and sometimes serious sports injuries.

Unfortunately, virtually all sports expose players to some level of injury risk. To avoid interrupting your professional sporting career or disappointing your friends because you can’t play for fun on weekends due to lingering sports injuries, seek chiropractic treatment for sports injuries in High Springs, Florida.

Common Sports Injuries

Most sports injuries are caused by muscle strains, sprains or tears. In most cases, these injuries are sustained in the neck, back, ankles, knees and shoulders. Chiropractic treatment involves the diagnosis of the cause of the injury, followed by treatment to eliminate pain and restore normal, if not enhanced, performance.

Chiropractic Treatment For Sports Injuries

The overall goal of chiropractic treatment for sports injuries is to relieve pain, reduce inflammation and ultimately restore proper joint function. To achieve this goal, we will uncover the main cause of your injuries by asking you a number of questions before conducting a structural exam of your spine, balance and posture. Your back, ligaments, tendons, joints and extremities will also be examined. Once we have collected enough information to make a conclusive diagnosis of your injury, they will be able to come up with a suitable treatment plan.

What Causes Sports Injuries?

Sports injuries are linked to a number of causes. Some injuries may be caused by overtraining and/or the use of an unsuitable training routine, poor stretching or warm up technique, repetitive motions, an undetected pre-existing joint or spine problem or years of bad posture.


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Chiropractic Treatment Approaches

Spinal mobilization and spinal manipulation are two of the most commonly used chiropractic treatment techniques.

Spinal mobilizations is used to gently release pressure in joints and bring back proper joint function, simple stretches and a variety of tools are used. This treatment approach is best suited to patients that require a gentle touch.

In spinal manipulation, the chiropractor conducts manually manipulates the affected joint while placing you in different positions. This helps relieve pressure, and pain if any, as the muscles and joint are aligned to bring back proper joint function. As the doctor performs these impulses, air is released from the joints as they open up and proper motion is restored, resulting in the production of audible cracking sounds.

In addition to the above treatment approaches, your chiropractor may also incorporate other methods, such as electric stimulation, heat or ice, into your overall treatment plan.

If you find that you are experiencing swelling accompanied by numbness or severe pain, and cannot put weight on the affected joint you might be suffering from a sport related injury. It is important that you avoid the urge to bear with the pain, as the injury is likely to get worse with continued activity in the absence of proper, and immediate, medical attention.

Book an appointment with us and get the chiropractic treatment you need to bounce back from your sports injury, stronger and better.

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