Star athletes like Usain Bolt and golfers like Tiger Woods have all been there. They have battled with sports injuries and returned to come up and win big in the sports arena, cementing their name in the sporting annals. Can you do the same after sustaining an injury while jogging, playing tennis, or even running around the yard with your kids?
Injuries tend to occur when you least expect them and depending on how serious they are, it could take you days, weeks, or months to resume your normal routine. You may decide to get through your days battling the pain or numb it with painkillers. You no longer have to do any of this, as you can turn to chiropractic care to help you heal your sports injury.
Reason for Sports Injuries
Whether you are a professional or amateur athlete, you already know exercising and sports are a salient way to keep fit and stay healthy. However, incorrect training methods, heavy exercise equipment and too much training can result in injuries. This said, in a majority of cases the injuries occur due to muscle imbalance and structural abnormality and these can result in injury to your spine, shoulders, elbow, ankles, and knees.
Some of the most common sports injuries are those of the joints and ligaments. These injuries can be debilitating and prevent you from going about your day-to-day tasks and routine.
Chiropractic Treatment to the Rescue
Chiropractors are trained to check, diagnose, and handle a wide range of injuries, including sports-related injuries. By checking your medical history and performing a thorough physical examination, a chiropractor will be able to determine the cause of your pain and also suggest the right treatment.
Typically, chiropractic treatment involves joint manipulation as well as mobilization, soft tissue massage, personalized exercises, and nutritional advice to help heal the injury and alleviate the pain.
Chirotherapy can improve your spinal health, reduce nerve irritation, and improve circulation. This, in turn, facilitates healing and helps your body recover quicker from the injury it has sustained. Furthermore, the chiropractor will also advise you about various kinds of nutritional supplements, exercises, and postures that will aid quick healing and also help improve your posture and overall health.
Chiropractic care can also play a role in helping you get back onto your feet after an auto accident. It achieves this remarkable result without surgery or drugs and that is what makes chiropractic care so incredible.
We have the Answers
Wirth Chiropractic & Active Living Center in Greenville, NC, is the one-stop center for treating and managing pain and improving your quality of life. Using state-of-the-art diagnostic tools the chiropractors here can accurately diagnose and recommend customized treatment options to get rid of the pain so you can reclaim your life.