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Chiropractic Care for Sports Injuries

CHIROPRACTIC CARE for Sports Injuries EXAMINING THE CAUSES OF SPORTS INJURIES SPORTS INJURIES MAY BE ACUTE OR CHRONIC Even Injuries That Seem Acute Can Be A Result Of Repetitive Wear And Tear Evaluating The Body As A Whole Rather Than As Separate Parts Can Help Address The Underlying Causes Of Injury INJURIES MAY RESULT FROM: FAULTY BIOMECHANICS STRUCTURAL MISALIGNMENT LACK OF FLEXIBILITY INSTABILITY MUSCULAR IMBALANCES COMMON SPORTS INJURIES ANKLE SPRAIN HYPEREXTENDED KNEE HIP FLEXOR STRAIN Occurs when ankle ligaments stretch or tear beyond their normal range of motion Happens when the knee is forced backwards past its Ranges from mild to severe stretching or tearing of the hip flexor muscles normal range of motion Common in soccer, Common in football, basketball, and soccer Common in basketball, volleyball, and gymnastics sprinting, and cycling Individuals with improper alignment may be more prone to ankle sprains Imbalanced muscle Lack of flexibility and weakness in other muscles strength can make this injury more common increase the risk of this injury ROTATOR CUFF TENDONITIS CONCUSSION - TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURY Irritation and inflammation of the Occurs when the brain is jolted tendons surrounding the shoulder within the skull Occurs in sports where the arm is repeatedly used in an overhead motion Common in contact sports like football, hockey. and soccer Common in swimming, tennis, Depending on the severity, a concussion can lead to a variety of symptoms, including headaches and loss of consciousness and baseball Shoulder issues sometimes originate A previous concussion increases the with instability in muscles in the neck and upper back risk of having another concussion HOW CHIROPRACTIC CARE CAN HELP Addresses whole-body wellness instead of one specific area Non-invasive treatment Focuses not only on the area of injury, but also on the relationship of the injury to the rest of the body INFOGRAPHIC PROVIDED BY: BACK & NECK PAIN RELIEF CENTER Back & Neck Pain Relief Center Sources:

Chiropractic Care for Sports Injuries

shared by BrittSE on Oct 16
Chiropractic relief looks at the whole body and how it works instead of one area. This makes a chiropractor a great resource for athletes who have suffered sports injuries. This infographic from Back ...


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