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Why Chiropractic Care is Beneficial for Athletes

Written By Arora Family Chiropractic on October 19, 2018

When you’re an athlete, there’s a high chance of sustaining an injury during your career.

Sports injuries are almost unavoidable for professional athletes. While they may fade after a while, there is the risk of developing long-term symptoms. 

This is why chiropractic is excellent not only for treating injuries like this at the time they are sustained but also for helping to prevent them in the first place.

Let’s take a look at how chiropractic can help treat and prevent injuries sustained by athletes. 

How Chiropractic Can Help Treat Sports Injuries

Let’s look at a number of different athletic injuries and how chiropractic can help treat them:

  • Tennis Elbow: A common injury sustained in a sport like tennis is tennis elbow. Chiropractic treatment is an effective way of helping to relieve pain, inflammation, and discomfort with an injury like this.
  • Olympic Athletes: Many Olympic athletes develop minor injuries when competing. Chiropractic is a fast, efficient way of overcoming these minor hurdles.
  • Groin Discomfort: There are many sports that cause pain in the groin area. This is otherwise known as a sports hernia. Chiropractic care can help to relieve the discomfort associated with this injury.

How Chiropractic Can Assist in Preventing Sports Injuries

Now, let’s take a look at where chiropractic methods can help to prevent athletic injuries:

  • Body Maintenance: A sport as intense as professional football requires these athletes to have high levels of muscle performance at all times. Chiropractic care can assist in the prevention of soreness and stiffness, promoting muscle health. 
  • Strength: Martial arts is a sport that requires high levels of muscle strength. Grip strength is especially important. Chiropractic treatment is excellent for improving grip strength in martial arts. 
  • Baseball Benefits: Using a chiropractor as a professional baseballer can help prevent injuries including rotator cuff issues. It’s important that baseball players have as much movement in their joints as possible. 

Using Chiropractic as an Effective Treatment

Chiropractic is a great alternative to use in the treatment and prevention of athletic injuries. 

Arora Family Chiropractic is community-based, operating in the Frisco area. Doctors Matthew Schindlbeck and Puneet Arora diagnose, treat and prevent athletic injuries regularly, using their specialized chiropractic skills.

Call (214) 618-7746 and talk to Arora Family Chiropractic today about staying on top of your athletic injuries.

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