Sports Injuries Treated by Floro Chiropractic
Over the past decade, the importance of chiropractic care for sports injuries has grown tremendously. Chiropractors treat athletes of all ages for injuries and to help prevent injuries. In fact, all NFL teams have a chiropractor on staff to treat spinal and non-spinal joint injuries.
As an athlete the right sports care and treatment program makes a difference in your performance. With the right adjustments, exercises, nutrition and rehabilitative therapy, you can heal faster and get back to your sport sooner. If you're not currently injured, chiropractic care can help improve range of motion, balance, coordination and agility, while reducing the risk of injury.
Using Chiropractic Care to Prevent Injuries
It certainly makes sense to turn to chiropractic care after an injury. However, athletes often make chiropractic treatment a part of their regular routine to help prevent injuries. Sports are very hard on the human body and too much stress could lead to injury.
However, when athletes undergo regular chiropractic treatments, their bodies can heal faster without so much harm caused. While many sports cause noticeable damage to the body, they can also cause subtle issues not so easily noticed. These subtle issues can become a much larger problem. With regular chiropractic care, it's possible to prevent injury from these subtle issues.
Common Sports Using Chiropractic Care Regularly
Any athlete can benefit from regular chiropractic care. Most commonly, the following sports use chiropractic care as a part of their regular training program:
- Track and Field
- And More!
While some of the sports, such as football are very high impact, others are lower impact, such as golf. Even golf or tennis can have quite an impact on the body, however. Many golfers suffer from back problems due to the twisting and turning necessary during the swing. Chiropractic care can help to prevent sports injuries and increase performance for athletes involves in all types of sports.
Since chiropractic care has the ability to address the entire body, athletes using this type of treatment recover faster and perform at a high level. The use of chiropractic care can help to sooth the muscles and keep things in the right working order.
Neuromusculosketal Conditions and Treating Soft Tissue Injuries
Many common sports injuries can be treated with chiropractic care. Often, athletes turn to their chiropractor to help with the recovery process because chiropractors are experts in nero-musculoskeletal manipulation and treating soft tissue injuries. Some of the common sports injuries treated by chiropractors include:
- Stress Fractures
- Spasms & Joint Inflammation
- Disc Injuries
At Floro Chiropractic, we use a whole body approach when you need help recovering from a sports-related injury. With a whole body approach, we are able to make sure every joint, muscle, tendon, bone and fascia necessary is treated. It's necessary to treat the entire injury or it could easily be repeated, especially if you try to return to competition too soon.
Which Athletic Organizations and Groups Endorse Chiropractic Care?
A number of athletic organizations and groups endorse chiropractic care. It's not uncommon for high-performance athletes to see a chiropractor on a regular basis for injury prevention or treatment. Many even receive adjustments just before competing. Some of the most popular athletic groups and organizations endorsing chiropractic care include:
- NFL Football Players Association
- Pan American Games
- Ironman Triathlon
- Boston Marathon
- New York City Marathon
- US Olympic Committee
Along with these organizations, many high school and college athletic programs use chiropractic care as a regular part of their training and injury treatment program.
Sports-Related Services Offered by Floro Chiropractic
At Floro Chiropractic, we offer a number of treatments targeted to athletes to complement their spinal and non-spinal chiropractic adjustments including:
- Custom Sports Nutrition
- Athletic Taping
- Custom Fit Flexible Orthotics
- Myofascial Release
- Trigger Point Muscle Therapy
- Electrical Muscle Stimulation
- Intersegmental Traction
- And More!
“From playing on my schools volleyball team I injured my lower back. Before I started treatment with Dr. Floro I had been suffering severe back pain and didn't have feeling in my low back. Also my knee was not in the right place. My medical doctors had given me 500 mg of Naproxen twice a day. I had done that for almost 2 years which I started when I was 14 years old. This last year, I started treatment with Dr. Floro in hopes that all my pain would go away and it has! I no longer have back or knee pain and do not have to take pain medication which is damaging to my internal organs. I thank Dr. Floro because I no longer cry from pain and can sleep restfully. "