Chiropractic Treatment for Sports Injuries
Causes of Sports Injury
Sports and Exercises are one of great ways to be healthy, but there are some risks involved in it. Inappropriate or excessive training methods may lead to an injury. Also the muscle imbalances and structural abnormalities can be a cause of an injury, including knees, ankles, shoulder, elbows etc. Chiropractic treatment for sports injuries is the best and the most recommended way for its cure.
Most common injuries related to sports are mild to moderate sprain of the ligaments (ie. ankle sprains) or strain/tearing of the muscles or tendon. These injuries usually recover with rest with appropriate P.R.I.C.E
therapy. Protect with support brace; Rest injured joint or muscle; Ice application periodically for first 48 to 72 hours; Compression with bandage to limit movement; Elevation to reduce swelling. Mainly, sports injuries are caused by a sudden attack of traumatic force on a joint in motion causing hyperflexion or hyper extension. Such injury may cause severe pain and makes you feeble taking you away from your favorite sport.
Chiropractic treatment for sports injuries
Chiropractic and physical therapy management of the injury can be perform to better rehabilitate the injured joint or muscles once the majority of the swelling and pain has subsided. The benefit is two-fold: speed up recovery time and prevent the likelihood of re-injury.
To prevent these sports injuries, visit your chiropractor to know what measures can be taken before starting a new exercise or sport.
For complaints including:
Overuse injuries like tendonitis
Muscle tears, tendon and ligament sprains
Knee, ankle and foot injuries
Shoulder injuries, tennis/golfer elbow, hand and wrist pain.