Sports injuries are unplanned and can severely disrupt your daily life. Often, traditional medicine turns to pain medication and surgery to repair an injury. If you are searching for safe, effective, and non-invasive treatment for a sports injury, the team at Chiropractic @ Happy Head in San Diego, CA, can help. Chiropractic care is very effective in treating sports injuries. Let's look at some common injuries and how a chiropractor can provide pain relief.
Sports injuries are usually the result of a sudden jerking, twisting, or impact. These can result in injuries to the bones and soft tissues. Chiropractors frequently treat soft tissue injuries which include injuries to the tendons, muscles, and ligaments. Muscle strains and sprains are common sports injuries that are caused by the overextension of the soft tissues past the normal range of motion. Physical therapy, sports massage, and reducing any swelling can often help to heal common soft tissue injuries.
Alternatively, some sports injuries are not a sudden injury, but rather a chronic condition that can cause pain and discomfort. A chiropractor is an excellent choice for treating a chronic condition. Many medical conditions are a result of overuse, caused by repetitive motions and movements. Some common sports conditions include tennis elbow or tendonitis in the shoulder. This can be caused by repeatedly swinging a golf club or swinging a tennis racket. Luckily, many chronic conditions can be repaired with rest and non-invasive treatment.
A chiropractor brings the body back into alignment. When the body is in harmony, the various systems throughout the body work together, pain-free. Often, injuries to soft tissues can be compounded by unnecessary pressure and inflammation on the tissues.
Using a variety of treatment options, a chiropractor can treat and heal several types of sports injuries. A chiropractor may use manual manipulation, medical massage, physical therapy, strengthening and stretching exercises, or heat therapy. Depending on your individual condition or injury, a chiropractor may use one, or several techniques to provide the pain relief and treatment you need.
The team at Chiropractic @ Happy Head in San Diego is dedicated to providing fast pain relief. We proudly serve the Mission Beach, Point Loma, Midway District, and Pacific Beach communities in San Diego, CA. We understand that sports injuries are unplanned, and can impact your daily life. Whether you are dealing with a fracture, sprain, tear, or strain our professional chiropractic care team can help. We can treat a variety of sports injuries safely and effectively without the use of medication or surgery. Call us today at (619) 630-9153 to learn more about our services or to schedule an appointment.