How Can a Sports Chiropractor Help?
Sports chiropractors treat common overuse injuries and also help with rehabilitation from more serious injuries as well. Types of treatment include:
- Spinal manipulation
- Advanced deep tissue massage
- Muscle work
- Exercise rehabilitation
- Strength training
- Spinal decompression
Athletes can experience many different types of pain. A sports chiropractor can help with sports-related pains such as:
- Headaches – The cause of headaches is often tied to neck pain, which spinal manipulation help to relieve.
- Shoulder pain – Shoulder pain can spring from swinging a golf club or engaging in sports that involve throwing and catching. Overuse can lead to pain, which can be relieved with chiropractic care.
- Ankle injuries – Ankle injuries are incredibly common among athletes. Sports chiropractors can treat ankle pain using massage, spinal adjustments, and physical therapy.
Benefits of Sports Chiropractic Care
By focusing on improving overall body function, and increasing range of motion and muscle strength and tone, a sports chiropractor can assist athletes in optimizing and enhancing performance. Whether your goal is to run faster, swing harder, jump higher or play longer, sports chiropractors can analyze your training-to-results ratio to determine which factors might be keeping yours from reaching your fitness goals. These can include improper warm-up, nutrition deficiencies, sleep issues or overtraining, among many others.
No matter what your age or experience level, a sports chiropractor can help keep you injury-free while improving overall athletic performance. If you already have an injury, we can get you back to your sport of choice safely, quickly and stronger than before.