Sports Injuries Treatment in Charlotte NC

Sports Injuries Treatment Charlotte NCWhether you participate in the occasional weekend game, or are an avid athlete, sports injuries can occur to players at all performance levels. While exercise via sports is an excellent way to maintain your overall health, injuries can cause chronic pain and damage to the bones, muscles, joints, and ligaments. The most commonly injured areas of the body include the spine, elbows, shoulders, knees, and ankles, which can make it difficult to continue engaging in your favorite sports. Fortunately, chiropractic care offers a balanced approach to the treatment of sports injuries in Charlotte NC.

Injuries caused by game play can occur due to a number of reasons, including repetitive motions, forceful impacts, over-training, or failing to properly warm-up. These incidents can result in numerous injuries, including the following:

Types of Sports-Related Injuries
Strains/Sprains
Among the most common of sports-related injuries are strains and sprains. A “strain” can occur due to the overextension of a joint, resulting in a tendon or muscle tear. Tears of the ligaments are known as “sprains”.
Tendinosis
Stress Fractures

How a Chiropractor Can Help

If you are suffering from a sports-related injury, a trip to the chiropractor may be just what you need. During your initial visit, our chiropractor will go over your health history and perform a structural examination of your spine, posture, and balance. Next, a treatment plan will be put together to help reduce your level of pain and realign your spine for better health. Chiropractors generally use techniques known as spinal manipulation and spinal mobilization to align the spine.

In addition to helping treat sports-related injuries, chiropractors can also help to prevent injuries from occurring. For more information about chiropractic treatment for sports injuries or to schedule an appointment at our Charlotte chiropractic office, contact us today.

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