Got Summer Injuries? Chiropractic Can Help!
By Sara Butler
If you’ve been outside all summer being active and soaking up the sunshine, you might discover you have a problem you need to deal with – a sports injury. You’re not alone; many people develop repetitive use injuries over the summer or have acute injuries they need checked out. If you’re one of those people, chiropractic care may be the answer for what’s ailing you.
Common Summer Sports Injuries
The chiropractors at The Joint Chiropractic see people with a variety of injuries. The most common sports injuries in the summer include:
- Neck injuries
- Back injuries
- Muscle strains
- Spinal subluxations
- Stress fractures
- Tennis elbow
These common injuries can have several symptoms, including:
- Dull, burning pain
- Muscle spasms
- Muscle pain
How Chiropractic Can Help
One of the core philosophies of chiropractic care is that the root cause of the problem needs to be identified and treated as well as the symptoms. You can count on your chiropractor to treat your pain and discomfort while simultaneously working with you to discover the true cause of the injury! Chiropractors can’t guarantee you won’t experience pain or cure your pain for life, but they can use different approaches and treatments you won’t find from other health care practitioners to help get you back to doing the things you enjoy most.
If you’ve been injured this summer you should see your chiropractor as soon as possible. This way they can do a complete evaluation to see what is going on. They may adjust a specific area they suspect is causing the problem, recommend massage therapy or exercises to help rehabilitate the area and even suggest ways in which you can improve your form when enjoying your favorite summer activity in order to reduce the chances of the injury reoccurring. Whatever they suggest, it will be as non-invasive and natural as possible.
You don’t have to stop doing the things you enjoy simply because you’ve been injured. With the help of your chiropractor, you may be able to identify factors that might have predisposed you to the injury in the first place, figure out how to treat it and make changes to try and ensure it will not happen again.
So make sure you see your chiropractor regularly to help you heal your injuries effectively and safely from the inside out! Come see your chiropractor at The Joint Chiropractic today and have that nagging summer injury looked at to get yourself back on the road to wellness!