Sports injuries are injuries that occur while an individual participates in a sport or another physical activity. Some of the most common sports injuries include:
The symptoms of a sports injury depend on the type of injury sustained. However, patients should suspect a sports injury if they experience pain, swelling, stiffness, redness,or limited mobility in any part of the body during or after participating in a sport.
When a patient comes in with the suspicion of a sports injury, the doctors at Back to Health Chiropractic begin by performing a physical examination and asking the patient questions about their medical history and symptoms. In some cases, the doctor may also order an imaging test to confirm or exclude certain types of injury.
Back to Health Chiropractic helps patients recover from sports injuries, gain relief from associated symptoms, and improve strength so that future sports injuries are less likely. Some of the therapies they recommend include:
Patients with sports injuries usually notice an improvement in their symptoms and a reduction in the number of injuries after beginning a chiropractic treatment program. In addition, chiropractic care poses fewer risks than other treatment options, such as surgery.