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Posted on 06-21-2017

Sports Injury Treatment and Prevention

Sports Injury Treatment

We see quite a few patients seeking sports injury treatment with our chiropractor in Orlando who enjoy a variety of athletic endeavors. Some of our patients play tennis, golf, and baseball and are suffering from elbow or rotator cuff injuries. Many runners, soccer players, and track and field participants suffer from knee injuries and muscle strains and sprains. We also encounter a number of sporting enthusiasts including football players, gymnasts, and wrestlers with back pain herniated discs, spinal subluxations and neck pain such as whiplash.

Tips for Preventing Sports Injuries

Preventing the need for sports injury treatment is still the best ‘medicine.’ Wearing the recommended gear for your sport such as helmets and protective pads is always advisable to prevent back, neck and shoulder injuries. Another way to prevent sports injuries is to strengthen the muscles that work hardest in your activities in addition to toning your central core, which is the powerhouse of the body. Physical therapy, moderate weight training, and regular chiropractic care are excellent ways to get stronger and healthier to prevent future injuries.

How Summit Chiropractic Promotes Sports Injury Healing

Our Orlando chiropractor can help you prevent and heal from sports injuries using a customized combination of natural, non-invasive chiropractic techniques such as these:

Chiropractic Adjustments—This painless procedure allows us to realign the spine to relieve pressure off of surrounding nerve endings. Adjustments can alleviate pain and promote faster healing.

Physical Rehabilitation—Corrective and strengthening exercises offer two benefits: speedier recovery times and gaining strength for injury prevention.

Kinesio Taping—This method allows us to target painful areas. Kinesio taping promotes muscle damage healing by reducing inflammation.

Massage Therapy—Muscle relaxation is just one benefit of massage. Treatments help alleviate swelling and buildup around tender areas while helping improve the body’s circulatory system.

Acupuncture—Specific nerve endings are targeted depending on your condition. Acupuncture promotes blood flow to help the body naturally heal from sports injuries.

Get Relief with Help from Our Chiropractor in Orlando

Call Summit Chiropractic today at 407-203-6745 to begin your healing journey so you can get off the sidelines and back into the activities that you love.

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