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If you are an athlete, the demands of participating in a sport as running, jumping and tackling can be demanding and you can get a Sports Injury easily. Putting your body through these activities can result in tears, sprains and strains. Seeing a chiropractor for your Sports Injury can help you when you suffered a Sports Injury and can also help you prevent them.

Chiropractors can help and treat Sports Injuries in the neck, back, shoulder, knee and ankle. They are skilled in the manual adjustment of the spine, ensuring that the bones are lined up and balanced, this helps relieve tension in the body. This allows the body to function better and become less susceptible to a Sports Injury.

The goal of most chiropractic techniques is to restore or enhance joint function while resolving joint inflammation and reducing pain. This hands-on therapy is often used to treat neck and back injuries but also helps relieve pain throughout the joints and muscles in the body.

The reasons athletes suffer Sports Injuries include forceful impacts, repetitive motions, over-training and failure to warm up properly. Regular visits to a Chiropractor will promote quicker recovery after games and training as well as a better balance and overall performance.

Chiropractors will ask you questions about your health and perform a structural exam of your posture, spine and balance. Your back will be examined, extremities, ligaments and joints. Your chiropractor will be able to determine what treatment will be best for you. Chiropractors may also incorporate other treatment methods to relieve pain such as ice, heat or electric stimulants.

In addition to treating Sports Injuries, Chiropractors can help prevent injuries from happening. Before beginning an exercise regime or a sport, it is recommended that athletes get evaluated by a Chiropractor. Chiropractors can check your muscles and spine to detect an imbalance and alleviate tension so that the body can work naturally.

If you are experiencing pain from a Sports Injury, consider seeing a chiropractor, and schedule a regular check-up to prevent future injuries from happening.