Summer is a busy time for sports injuries. One can find themselves suffering with tennis elbow, runner’s knee or painful sprains just to name a few. Here at Blaser Chiropractic we’ve had significant success treating sports injury patients with chiropractic care. Treating a patient with chiropractic adjustments is also a non-surgical way of dealing with the underlying cause of the injury. According to Murfreesboro, Tennessee chiropractor Dr. Wesley Stewart,
There are nearly as many types of sports injuries as there are sports. The good news is that for the vast majority of these injuries, chiropractic care can truly make a big difference. Whether it’s treating lower back pain or relieving shoulder pain, chiropractic adjustments help to restore proper alignment to the spine. Adjustments are also beneficial for treating extremity sprains and strains of the ankles, wrists, knees, and elbows.
In receiving chiropractic care, our athletic patients have discovered that current injuries heal faster. They also learn how to reduce the risk for future sports injuries. Repetitive motions can also be a common cause for different sports injuries, such as tennis elbow. These motions can put strain on the elbow tendons and result in chronic pain and inflammation. As well, many athletes don’t realize that a spinal misalignment (subluxation) may be triggering the improper movement that’s causing the pain to begin with. Dr. Stewart states,
I always tell my patients that in order to fully recover, it is essential to not only relieve the pain, but treat the underlying injury. That’s what chiropractic does.
Many sports injury cases involve spinal or other musculoskeletal misalignments so our athletes find adjustments provide a welcome relief for those pinched nerves that may be aggravating shoulder, neck or back pain. Dr. Stewart continues to say,
Being injured while playing sports is a very frustrating experience. The good news is that sports injuries do not have to keep you out of the game. A proactive approach to injury rehabilitation can get you quickly healed and safely active once again.
So whether you are a professional athlete, a weekend warrior or just enjoy your sports activities, chiropractic is beneficial to help you not only heal from injuries, but also helps you reach the health and fitness goals you aspire to. For more on this area and how adjustments can benefit you as an athlete, please visit Athletes and Performance in the Services section of our website.
In addition to treating sports injuries, we also provide family wellness care and drug-free back pain relief.
Blaser Chiropractic is dedicated to helping you achieve your health and wellness objectives.