Sports Injury

Overview 

The main reasons athletes suffer sports injuries include forceful impacts, repetitive motions, over-training and failure to warm up properly. Gonstead chiropractors can help athletes by relieving their pain and helping them heal faster after an injury. Regular visits will promote quicker recovery after games and training as well as better balance and overall performance.

Types of injuries

  • Dislocations

  • Fractures

  • ​Sprains 

  • Strains

Causes

  • Dehydration 

  • Fatigue 

  • Lack of nutrients

  • Muscle imbalances

  • Overtraining 

  • Previous injury

Treatment & Prevention

  • Get enough of rest to reduce the risk of getting injuries 

  • Apply ice pack to reduce the inflammation 

  • Gonstead chiropractic treatment & deep tissue massage (physiotherapy) 

When to see a chiropractor

  • When the injuries is swelling

  • When it is getting severe

  • When the injuries or pain stays for quite some time without relief

  • When the pain start to affects your daily activities such as walking, sleeping or working 

In this video, DC Sin Ling explains how Gonstead chiropractic can help in sports injury.

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