an important role in our lives. They allow us to keep physically active
while enjoying something that we like to participate in. Sports injuries
rob us of both our ability to take part in the sports we enjoy, and the fitness
benefits associated with them. Those who have suffered an injury while
playing sports will know the importance of being able to quickly return to their
Doctors are uniquely positioned within the health care system to best provide
care for all types of sports injuries. Emphasizing a physical, hands-on
approach to therapy and rehabilitation, Chiropractors can draw from a wide range
of treatments to properly suit your needs. Whether its a simple sprain or
strain, a more severe injury that requires your Chiropractor to prescribe
x-rays, a repetitive or chronic joint injury that needs special rehab, or any
other type of sports-related injury, your Chiropractic Doctor has the expertise
to diagnose and provide treatment for all of these conditions.
Chiropractors also provide all types of therapy well-known in the sports field,
such as ultrasound, "cold" laser, exercises and stretches, electrical
stimulation, and many others. Research has also shown many benefits for
elite athletes who go to their chiropractor to achieve their best on the playing
field. In fact, a medical study found that University-level athletes who
went to a chiropractor had improved overall athletic performance, better
oxygenation of their muscle tissues, and had fewer injuries.
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