stretching beforehand, wearing the proper equipment, or engaging in the appropriate training — sports-related injuries happen to the best of us. Whether you were playing in a championship tournament or weekend pickup game, the most important thing to know when playing sports or exercising on any level is that if you get hurt, you need to react smartly and to not cause more harm than good.
We at Lake Effect Chiropractic are all about staying in the game, or a the very least, getting back to it as quickly as possible. We want to work with you through an injury, learn how to stay active during recovery, and help you recover to be stronger than before! We work to help you through progressions and regressions of exercises to get you through YOUR recovery journey.
sports injuries are serious and almost always require medical diagnosis and treatment. The most common sports injuries include:
- Knee injuries
- Fractures and dislocations
- Shin splints
- Strains and sprains
- Swollen muscles
- Tennis or Golfer’s Elbow
- Joint injuries
- Rotator cuff and shoulder injuries
is receiving a medical diagnosis from an experienced professional like our chiropractor. The treatment and prognosis of your sports injury vary on the severity of your pain and the extent of the injury itself, and usually starts with rest, ice, compression and elevation of the affected area. Other treatments that may be recommended by our chiropractor at Lake Effect Chiropractic include chiropractic care, pain relievers or other medications, physical therapy and rehabilitation, or even surgery.