Sports injuries can keep you down and prevent you from enjoying your favorite sport. However, you can be proactive in your recovery by visiting Dr. Nicholas Carlisle and the teams at Atlanta Medical Institute and Atlanta Spinal Health in Jonesboro and Atlanta, GA, for sports injury relief.
Common Questions About Chiropractic Sports Injury Relief
Sports injuries are common among athletes of all levels. While many are due to accidents during contact sports, many others are due to overuse of soft tissues, slips and falls, not warming up properly, and other factors. Regardless of the cause or type of sports injury you have, chiropractic care can help. Learn more about chiropractic sports injury relief in the answers to some common questions provided by Dr. Carlisle and the teams at Atlanta Medical Institute and Atlanta Spinal Health in Jonesboro and Atlanta, GA.
Why Should I Choose a Chiropractor VS Another Professional for Sports Injuries?
Many professionals offer treatment for sports injuries, so it’s normal to wonder why a chiropractor should be chosen. The answer to that question is quite simple: chiropractors are dedicated to helping you recover completely without the use of medication or invasive techniques. They don’t want to provide techniques that might keep you out of your game longer. They want to help you get back to it as quickly and wholly as possible.
What Types of Sports Injuries Do Chiropractors Treat?
Sports chiropractors treat a wide range of musculoskeletal injuries, including but not limited to:
- Runner’s knee
- Shin splints
- Herniated discs
- Tennis elbow
- Heel spurs
- Neck pain
- ACL injuries
What Types of Techniques Do Chiropractors Use for Sports Injuries?
Various techniques are offered through chiropractic care to ensure optimal healing. Some common and highly effective methods include those listed below.
- Adjustments and manipulation to restore balance and alignment, relieve strain on discs, nerves, and muscles, and improve range of motion
- Electrical muscle stimulation to improve blood circulation and release muscle spasms
- Therapeutic ultrasound to penetrate deep tissues to fight pain and inflammation, as well as stimulate healing in the tissues
- Laser therapy to relieve tension and stiffness in the soft tissues, relieves inflammation and swelling, releases muscle spasms, and enhances tissue regeneration
Each patient receives a customized treatment plan according to their specific needs.
Learn more about chiropractic sports injury relief and the many benefits it provides by visiting Dr. Carlisle at Atlanta Medical Institute and Atlanta Spinal Health. You can schedule an appointment at our Atlanta, GA, office at (404) 264-9553 or our Jonesboro, GA, office at (678) 771-3060.