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Sports Injury Chiropractic Treatment

Sports Chiropractic Treatment at New Berlins Top-Rated Chiropractor

Athletes place many demands on their bodies, which can result in strains, sprains, overuse injuries, and painful tears. At Advantage Chiropractic, our chiropractors can provide effective, holistic treatment that can speed up the recovery process and manage pain naturally. Regular pain treatments can even help to prevent serious injuries in the future.

Get Relief From Sports Injury Pain 

Chiropractors specialize in the care of musculoskeletal injuries and treatment that can prevent future injuries.Through a process involving joint rehabilitation and mobilization, and soft tissue work, our chiropractors provide effective treatment and support for any type of sports-related injury.

At Advantage Chiropractic, we can treat a wide range of sports injuries, including:

  • Back injuries
  • Shoulder injuries 
  • Sprains and strains 
  • Ankle injuries
  • Elbow and wrist injuries
  • Knee injuries 
  • Overuse injuries 

And other sports-related injuries for people of all ages

Chiropractors are skilled in manual adjustments of the spine, identifying and addressing any misalignments to relieve tension, pain, muscle spasms, and general discomfort. 

The goal of treatment is to enhance or restore joint function while alleviating pain and inflammation. Treatment for injuries can also promote faster healing and recovery. Regular wellness sessions can help an athlete to recover faster after training or a game, and can also improve their overall performance. 

The main causes of sports injuries include:

  • Failure to warm up 
  • Repetitive motions
  • Overtraining
  • Forceful impacts 

Regular chiropractic care will:

  • Promote faster recovery time 
  • Improve balance
  • Improve flexibility
  • Improve range of motion 
  • Improve athletic performance during a game 

Symptoms of Sports Injuries 

Common symptoms of sports injuries can include:

  • Swelling 
  • Change in range of motion 
  • Severe pain 
  • Inability to put weight on leg, foot, ankle, or knee 
  • A bone or joint that’s visibly out of place 
  • The injury site is tender to the touch 
  • Pain during physical activities 
  • Ongoing, dull ache or pain even when at rest 

How Chiropractic Care Can Help With Athletic Injuries 

Many people commonly associate chiropractors with back pain treatment, but there are many different reasons why people seek chiropractic care. 

Participating in sports on either a professional or amateur level will come with a high risk of injury. Many types of sports require pushing the body above and beyond its usual day-to-day movement. Whether it’s wear or tear caused by overtraining or a single event, the damage often affects the musculoskeletal system, connective tissues that allow us to stand and move, and the muscles. 

The effects of injuries can vary widely, from a serious problem such as a break or a tear that can take weeks or months of recovery time, to a sprain that heals quickly. 

Recovering and healing from a sports injury can require rest and taking time off from training and participating in sports events. Chiropractic care is just one way an athlete can accelerate the recovery process after an injury. 

Spinal adjustments provided by a licensed chiropractor can help the body systems work more efficiently. This is accomplished by eliminating pressure on the spinal cord. When the spine is aligned it allows nutrients and oxygen to reach the injury site, healing it at a faster rate. Spinal adjustments can also help reduce inflammation which can eliminate pain and stiffness. 

Initial Evaluation 

If you sustained a sports injury and scheduled an appointment with us, at your initial appointment, you’ll be asked questions regarding your injury, medical history, and pain level. Next, your chiropractor will examine you, searching for the source of the pain. They will also evaluate your posture and mobility, and ask questions about your training regimen, sport, and more, to reach a diagnosis and develop a personalized treatment plan. 

Adjustment

Spinal adjustments and other therapies used can help to realign the joints, restore function, reduce pain, and improve mobility. Not all injuries will require an adjustment. However, if at your appointment your chiropractor recommends one, you’ll find that the process is fast, simple, and pain-free. Your chiropractor may use several other treatment methods to relieve your pain, such as spinal mobilization, massage, or stretches. 

Post-Treatment Care 

After you’ve recovered from your injury, you will notice reduced pressure on the injured area and increased flexibility. You may also notice increased range of motion and faster muscle response. These are all amazing benefits that occur when the spine is properly aligned and able to work in conjunction with the nervous system. During this time, your chiropractor may recommend abstaining from training or sports participation, until you have fully recovered from your injury. 

Make an Appointment With Our Doctor 

Whether you’re interested in routine visits as a preventative measure or you’ve suffered a sports injury, don’t hesitate to contact the team at Advantage Chiropractic. We offer a variety of chiropractic treatments and flexible appointments. We look forward to helping you through your recovery and providing safe, holistic, and effective treatment that will help you feel healthier and stronger than ever before. Contact us today to schedule an appointment.

Common Questions Our Patients Have About Sports Injuries  

Are Chiropractic Adjustments Good for Athletes?

Yes. With regular treatment, you may notice reduced muscle stiffness and increased flexibility. This will help your body meet the demands of your sport and it can also reduce the risk of injuries. 

Can a chiropractor Help With Running?

A chiropractor can work with runners who have sustained repetitive injuries from running regularly. Regular chiropractic adjustments can promote healing, alleviate pain, and reduce or eliminate inflammation. 

Do Chiropractors Treat Sports Injuries?

Yes. Many athletes seek chiropractic treatment after suffering an injury, but chiropractors also offer preventative care. When an athlete’s body feels sore or stiff, their range of motion is usually limited. This can result in difficulty performing on the field. 

Why Do Athletes Go to Chiropractors?

Chiropractic treatment is essential for an athlete because it can allow for a faster recovery after an injury and can help prevent injuries in the future. Regular treatment can also improve an athlete’s performance. 

Do Professional Athletes Use Chiropractors?

Yes. Most professional teams have a chiropractor. Chiropractic care is widely used by professional athletes and can be an important part of recovery when an athlete is injured. 

Make An Appointment 

As we all know the longer that we leave a problem untreated the longer it will take to get it corrected. The sooner you take action with your health problems the quicker you are able to live your life happy, healthy and pain free. Please fill out this form to start your journey of healing.
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