Chiropractic Care for Sports Injuries

Sports injuries can be cause significant discomfort and have the devastating potential to cause chronic pain that remains long after the injury is thought to have healed. While many believe that chiropractic care focuses on injuries or issues related to the spine, there many other areas of the musculoskeletal system that can be successfully treated with various techniques employed by a chiropractic team to speed up your healing time from a sports injury.

Don’t let pain interrupt your day or keep you from doing what you want to do. Call Family Chiropractic Care today at (360) 636-2636. We are here to serve our clients in Longview, WA.

How Can Chiropractic Promote Healing of Sports Injuries?

Sports injuries tend to weaken a specific area after an injury, which can lead to longer healing times and result in re-injury. Common sports injuries that should be treated by a chiropractic team include the following:

  • Back, neck and/or shoulder pain
  • Strained or sprained ankle or wrist
  • Tennis elbow
  • Golf elbow
  • Runner’s knee
  • Torn ligaments
  • Fractures
  • Pulled muscles throughout the body

Chiropractic Care for Sports Injuries | Family Chiropractic Care | Longview, WABy improving flexibility in the joints and muscles around areas of injury, you will be much less likely to re-injure the same area. Additionally, ensuring that your spine is properly aligned and your posture is corrected will greatly decrease your chances of suffering from chronic back and neck pain, recurrence of  pinched nerves and re-injury that results in more wide-spread damage. To ensure promote a healthy musculoskeletal system and prepare your body for sports participation, chiropractic employs periodic spinal adjustments, deep tissue massage sessions, and a full nutritional assessment and dietary recommendations. These pathways to a healthy body combine into an effective treatment plan that will manage and treat current sports injuries, while also preventing future problems.

When you choose Family Chiropractic Care in Longview, WA to treat your sports injuries or to prepare for your body for competitive sport, you can be certain that our highly trained team of professionals will create a treatment plan that takes your unique lifestyle into account. By customizing a plan that suits you, we can be certain that you will achieve long-lasting benefits from our services. If you participate in sports or are considering taking up a new sport or exercise regimen, please contact our knowledgeable staff today at (360) 636-2636 to schedule a consultation appointment with Dr. Still.