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Minor Sports Injuries

Minor Sports Injuries

Minor Sports Injuries

Overview

Almost any part of your body can be injured. Your body is prone to the same kinds of aches and pains, whether you are an amateur sports enthusiast or a professional. Repetitive stresses can have impact on the posture, proper movement of your vertebrae and joints, which in turn, can interfere with the healthy functioning of your muscles and nerves. 

Chiropractic is often effective for minor sports injuries. We often see patients with problems of the neck, shoulder, elbow, back, hip, knee and ankle, which may arise from sports injury.

Chiropractic in the sports arena specialises in the care of musculoskeletal injuries, including prevention, and aims at keeping your body in its peak condition. Spinal adjustments have been an integral part of many sportspersons’ lifestyles due to the long-term benefits of chiropractic care.


Symptoms

  • Pain, swelling, bruising and tenderness around a joint or in a muscle
  • Difficulty moving the affected body part
  • Poor coordination and reaction time

Treatment & Care

Most chiropractors have an extensive knowledge of sports and sports related problems and they are trained to diagnose and treat a person’s body without invasive surgical procedures or drugs. 

Initial consultation entails a full examination and  into your case history, lifestyle, posture and active/sporting life to make an accurate diagnosis and discover the root cause of your conditions. 

Chiropractic treatment aims to restore the normal functioning of your joints and muscles as well as increasing your co-ordination, control and strength. Treatment often begins with gentle, specific adjustments, followed by rehabilitation plan to strengthen the affected area, improve mobility and flexibility as well as assisting in avoiding future flare ups.

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