Sport Injuries: Preventing Injuries With Chiropractic Care

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chiropractic care for high impact sportsAs the fall arrives, the cool starts settling in, getting ready for the winter. One thing to consider is the effect that a high impact sport has on your body. Sports such as running, football, and even soccer all fall into this category. It is important to consider how the sports or activities that you repeatedly participate in impacts your body. By knowing this, you can use preventative measures to prevent injuries from affecting you.  In the following article by Total Balance Chiropractic, it discusses how high impact sports can create an injury:

Don’t Let Pain Stop You

Unfortunately, sometimes as we rev up our activities, pain can flare up and stop us in our tracks. The repetitive pounding that comes from high-impact activities such as tennis, running, and walking puts large amounts of stress on our feet, ankles, knees, and hips, which can lead to many different overuse injuries. Maybe this spring you have noticed some new aches or pains in your joints, or perhaps old, nagging symptoms are reappearing.

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As good as it feels to exercise, there is nothing worse than getting hurt and having to take it easy especially when the weather is so nice or your friends are outside playing a fun game of football. It is useful advice to know how to prevent injuries from these types of activities so that you can prevent sports-related injuries. In the following article by the National Institute Of Arthritis And Muskuloskeletal And Skin Diseases, it discusses preventative measures that you can take to avoid getting injured:

Handout on Health: Sports Injuries

In recent years, increasing numbers of people of all ages have been heeding their health professionals’ advice to get active for all of the health benefits exercise has to offer. But for some people—particularly those who overdo or who don’t properly train or warm up—these benefits can come at a price: sports injuries.

Fortunately, most sports injuries can be treated effectively, and most people who suffer injuries can return to a satisfying level of physical activity after an injury. Even better, many sports injuries can be prevented if people take the proper precautions.

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So, now you are aware that sports injuries can happen if you don’t take the proper measures to avoid them. However, what if you have already been injured? What if you constantly have an aching pain in your foot for hours after you go for a run? The following article by All American Healthcare talks about the 5 ways that chiropractic care can help you on the road to recovery after you have been injured:

5 Ways Athletes Benefit from Chiropractic Care

Experts estimate that 90 percent of all world-class athletes use chiropractic care to prevent injuries and increase their performance potential. All National Football League (NFL) teams rely on DCs in varying capacities, and 77 percent of athletic trainers have referred players to a chiropractor for evaluation or treatment. You don’t have to be an athlete to benefit from regular chiropractic care.

Read all 5 ways that chiropractic care can help an athlete by clicking here

Children Involved In Athletics Can Also Get Injured:

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It is astonishing what chiropractic care can do to reduce the pain from an injury, especially for an athlete and anyone who experiences discomfort. However, avoiding an injury and pain is the priciple goal and an ounce of prevention can go a long way to prevent sports-related injuries.


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