An adult human spine typically consists of 26 moveable segments: seven cervical vertebras, twelve thoracic vertebras, five lumbar vertebras, one sacrum, and one coccyx (tailbone). Intervertebral d ...View Article
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Athletes often come toAdvanced Back & Neck Care Center seeking a natural treatment for sports injury. No matter the sport or activity, athletes of all ages and skill levels are prone to injury. As exercise is one of the healthiest decisions you can make for your body, you should not have to compromise an active lifestyle due to either an acute or chronic (repetitive motion) injury.
Acute injuries occur suddenly during an activity. These injuries often include sprained ankles, broken bones, dislocations, fractures, and muscle strains. Sudden, severe pain typically accompanies acute injuries along with swelling, tenderness, limited range of motion, and weakness.
Conversely, chronic injuries (sometimes referred to as repetitive motion or stress injuries) develop over a long period of time due to the overuse of a certain part of the body. Symptoms of chronic injury include swelling, aching when at rest, and pain during performance. Chronic injuries include tendonitis, bursitis, carpal tunnel, and tennis elbow.
For athletes suffering from either acute or chronic injuries, pain management can be a difficult task, making the continuation of activities nearly impossible.
Often found in harmful prescriptions and over the counter medications, sports injury pain relief can also be accomplished naturally. At Advanced Back and Neck Care Center, we use a combination of the following chiropractic treatments to help our patients suffering from both acute and chronic sports injuries to enjoy a swift recovery and prevent future injury, while naturally managing pain.
Our chiropractors at Advanced Back and Neck Care Center works with each patient to design a unique wellness and pain management plan to meet the specific medical needs of each individual. With the right treatment plan, we aim to help our patients recover, prevent future injury, achieve peak performance, and get back in the game to continue the same active lifestyle as before. To schedule a consultation, call our office today.