Whether you are a professional athlete or just a one time participator, you need to know that sports injuries are common and you need to know how to handle them. A qualified chiropractor can help you get over your injuries and get back on your feet faster. Chiropractors work with the joint, soft tissue, muscle and nerve supply to help improve how your body functions. This article looks at several techniques used.
Active Release Technique (ART)
This method has been identified very effective when it comes to dealing with injuries you have sustained from any sports event. The practitioner will examine the part that has been injured and then take you through specific exercises and postural recommendations that will help you get over the injuries faster. You will also receive a lecture about the injury and how you can avoid a similar situation in future.
Kinesiotape Pineapple Whole Body Vibration
Some of the injuries you sustain in a sporting event affect your lymphatic drainage and blood circulation. This technique is used by a practitioner to help you get past such injuries. It works by stimulating your muscular reflexes, which makes the muscles to relax and contract continually. This will enhance the flow of blood, make your body flexible, improve your agility, and reduce back pain and stiffness, and more.
Graston Technique Class IV Laser Therapy
This is an innovative and effective approach that helps treat soft tissue sports injuries. The instrument used helps detect and treat injuries to your soft tissues. The technique works on injury to the neck, wrist and shoulder.
If you have been involved in an sporting accident, your walking style and posture changes. You need specialized strategies to make you walk again. This solution comes in form of orthotics. The technique uses devices that will help restore your foot posture back to normal and correct any abnormal walking pattern.
The types of sports injuries vary depending on the strength exerted in the exercise and the activity you are taking part in. The use of a spinal decompression table helps you with issues affecting your spinal cord such as spinal stenosis, sciatica, bulging discs, degenerated discs and an unsuccessful spinal surgical procedure. The technique works by creating space between discs and opening up areas that surround nerve roots. This helps accelerate healing.
Chiropractic care gives you a lot of benefits. The first one is that the treatment does not use any drugs, which means that you will not be under any prescription medicine that may be prohibited and end up negatively affecting you or your teams performance. The procedure does not use surgical procedures which mean that you are not left with any scars. The use of chiropractic techniques ends up making you stronger and more energetic than before.
The best thing about chiropractic care is that is applicable for any injuries sustained in any sporting event. The decision regarding the type of technique to be used depends with the chiropractor. Many sports injuries may end up affecting your performance, which means you have to look for help as soon as possible.
If you are in central Alberta, I recommend you try the Edmonton Chiropractors at Champion on 109th Street.