Atlanta Sports Injury Doctor
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Seeing a chiropractor after a sports-injury

How can a chiropractor help after a sports injury?

After sustaining a sports-injury, seeking a chiropractor to assess your injuries can you get you back in the game faster!


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  • Diabetes
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  • Obesity
  • Hypertension

Be Proactive See a Chiropractor before an Injury happens 

If you are an athlete, you understand the constant demands of running, jumping, and tackling. Projecting your body to these daily activities can result in painful tears, sprains, and strains. Regularly seeing a sports injury chiropractor can relieve your tensions and keep you out on the playing field and even preventing future injuries.  

The long hours put into for training professional athletes is often quite fascinating. For example, runners may convoy and train over 200 miles per week; swimmers spend hours, daily in the water, and the act of procurement for special events may require even longer training hours per day.

You can imagine how wearing this can be on your joints, ligaments, and muscles.

Reasons, why athletes should seek chiropractic care opposed to physicians’ care

  1. Active people are physically and emotionally distinct from inactive people. The typical family doctor has a little familiarity of the practicalities involved in sports injury management. An athlete would benefit better from necessary procedures and recommendations by a chiropractor.
  2. Even outstanding physicians do not treat athletes regularly and lack specialized training in sports medicine or rehabilitation.
  3. Sport-injury Chiropractors are educated and skillfully trained in properly diagnosing and treating an athletes' neuromusculoskeletal system which typically needs the most treatment when dealing with sport related injuries.
The Benefits of Seeking a Chiropractor

Chiropractors often help the injured areas restore to normal function by using adjustments to return spinal segments back to their normal mobility and by implementing physical therapy to help the supportive tissues and muscles.

Chiropractors treat and can help prevent sports injuries such as sprains, strains, fractures, dislocations, subluxations, and soft tissue drama and more.

They obtain special skills in manually adjusting the spine, assuring the bones are aligned and balanced, which helps suppress pressure in the body. The goal of most chiropractic techniques is to restore or enhance joint function while resolving joint inflammation and reducing pain.  

4 Reasons why athletes endure sports-injuries:

  • strong impacts
  • repetitive motions
  • over-training
  • failure to warm up properly

Why chiropractors assess sport-injuries the best

Typically, when people hear the term chiropractor, on average people think spine or back injury. However; many sports injuries involve musculoskeletal injuries where the expertise of a chiropractor is almost a must.

Keep in mind majority of chiropractors will be dealing with athletes who are at their peak in regards to health and physical conditions. So, fixing the body isn’t the only objection, ultimately regular visits to the chiropractor prevents future injuries, which maximizes the athletes’ performance.  

The chiropractor not only fixes the damage but becomes the teacher as well. While the chiropractor holds special interests in handling an athletes’ injuries, they must in turn pass on this information to other physicians.

All in all, the chiropractic approach towards an athlete has shown that the injured patient is better served if quickly and competently treated, thereby seeking recovery before irreparable damage is done.

If your personal life has been impacted by a sports related injury, call Arrowhead Clinics now! They can help rehabilitate your life and have spent nearly 40 years doing it. Call today! 800-961-PAIN (7246)

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