Sports or Work Injury

Sports or Work Injury

Sports injuries can be classified as either acute or overuse. Many acute musculoskeletal injuries usually come on suddenly and are caused by a direct blow or collision. Or they are caused internally such as a ligament sprain or torn muscle. Overuse injuries come on gradually from repetitive strain. Sports and athletics come second nature to us at CHIROFIT. Many of our doctors are actively involved in body building, fitness challenges, and coaches of various sports.

Professional sports teams like the NFL, NBA, and Olympic teams all have Chiropractors on staff to treat athletes. These Athletes often seek consistent care to prolong their careers and optimize their musculoskeletal systems to remain in peak performance.

Whether you play professionally, in school, or just for fun, there are several injuries that can occur from sports activities. The sheer number of hours put into training by professional athletes is remarkable. For example, runners may complete over 200 miles per week and swimmers may spend four or five hours each day in the water.

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Chiropractors Are a Must

Athletes should always seek a sports chiropractor for treatment and rehabilitation following a sports injury for an optimal rate of recovery. A chiropractic provider is used to seeing healthy and physically fit patients, while a traditional physician does not regularly treat athletes, and are therefore more likely to make a mistake in diagnosis and treatment.

We provide chiropractic care designed to correct and treat sports injuries in patients of all ages by recognizing the value of competitive athletics for our patients. Sports injuries affect your child not only in their performance, but it can also sideline them from an activity that they love. Chiropractic care after a sports injury makes sure that the spine and all joints are aligned, muscles and tendons are given a chance to heal, and proper alignment can help prevent future injury.

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