Chiropractic Care for a Sports Injury
Injuries are incredibly common and can occur at almost any time and place. One of the most common types of injury you might have during your lifetime is a sports injury. Sports injuries can occur in adults, teens, and children, and when they do, you may want to be able to have a chiropractor on hand to help you heal.
At A Family Practice & Wellness Center, our staff have been helping the Cartersville, GA, community through advanced chiropractic treatment for sports injury, chronic and acute pain, and more. Our many years of experience can help you recover from sports injuries and get back out on the field again.
Do I Need Treatment for Sports Injury?
Sports injuries are incredibly common. Having a sports injury can cause acute and chronic pain, especially if your injury is related to over-use and wear and tear.
If you notice you're suffering from pain, redness, or swelling after having played sports or exercised, this is a very common sign of a sports injury. It's best to seek the help from a chiropractor from our practice right away if you continue to have severe pain.
Some common injuries may include:
- Rotator cuff injuries
- Tennis elbow
- Little league elbow
- Shin splints
- Runner's knee
- Jumper's knee
- Muscle strains
- Broken bones
- Dislocated knees/ shoulder joints
How a Chiropractor from Our Practice Can Help
A chiropractor from our team will help diagnose the extent of your injuries. They will be able to determine if your pain is due to a sports injury or something else through physical exams and imaging tests such as x-rays.
Afterward, our chiropractor will prescribe you with the proper treatment, including:
- Muscle massages to encourage blood flow and circulation, promoting natural healing
- Muscle stretches to alleviate inflammation
- Muscle strengthening exercises to help restore mobility, flexibility, and strengthen the muscle
- Spinal adjustments to help alleviate pain caused from a deviated spine
- Spinal decompression to treat herniated discs
- Trigger point therapy to target specific injured areas
Using a combination of these techniques and more, our chiropractor can speed up your recovery time and help provide you with much-needed pain relief. Afterward, they will continue to work with you to improve your overall health and well-being!
Reach Out to a Chiropractor in Cartersville GA Today
At A Family Practice & Wellness Center, our staff can use their experience to help treat your sports injury. Call us today to set up an appointment and start feeling your best again. Call our Cartersville, GA, office at (770) 386-5262.