Sports Injury Database
Explore the following links to find out more about a specific injury, what you should do at home for an injury, and how chiropractic care can help speed up your recovery!
- Concussions and Head Injuries
- Elbow Injuries
- Hip Injuries
- Knee Injuries
- Ligament Sprains & Tears
- Muscle Strains
- Repetitive & Overuse Injuries
- Shoulder Injuries
- Wrist & Hand Injuries
Professional athletes are continuing to improve each and every year. Every single year, we see records broken and outstanding feats of athleticism. This amazing display of athletic prowess comes with hard work, dedication, proper nutrition, and optimal performance of the human body. Most professional sports teams now employ chiropractors to help treat and prevent sports injuries while maximizing sports performance.
Sports Chiropractors are essential to athletes! Anyone who has played a sport has found themselves missing game time on the sidelines due to injury. Others play through the pain and then spend hours after the game icing their injuries and taking pain medication. Meanwhile, chiropractic treatment offers a balanced, holistic approach, by using spinal adjustments, soft tissue work, and physical therapy techniques to help the patient’s muscles, tendons, and ligaments return to their normal function. By evaluating the entire body, we can address the root of the problem. Many ankle or knee injuries are actually due to weakness in the hip. Many shoulder injuries are a result of poor upper body posture and core engagement. This is why professional athletes spend countless hours in the gym building their entire physique instead of only focusing on the muscles specific to their sport.
Chiropractic care for athletes gives special attention to the spine, joints, muscles, tendons, and nerves. Additionally, chiropractic care ensures that all pieces of the musculoskeletal system are working together to ensure proper biomechanics during sports participation.
Professional athletes recognize tremendous value in chiropractic care because they realize that it helps them maximize athletic performance. Whether you’re an athlete or weekend warrior, receiving chiropractic care will enable you to reach an optimum level of achievement without injuring yourself in the process.