If you enjoy playing sports in your free time, one of the worst things that can happen is an injury. A sport-related injury can be extremely painful and can stop you from doing the activities you love for weeks or months at a time. Let’s take a look at what options are available to you if you have recently sustained a sports injury.
Different Kinds of Sports Injuries
As each type of sport is so varied, the types of injuries you can experience are also extremely diverse. Sports injuries can occur almost anywhere on the body and are most common in the back, neck, legs, and arms. Depending on the type of sport you regularly participate in, you may experience a sudden sprain or strain, or it may be an issue that builds up over time. Sports injuries may sometimes just require a short amount of rest to recover, but for more serious injuries, they may put you out of action for months at a time. If you’ve suffered a recent injury to your back or neck, we recommend you see a chiropractor as soon as possible, who can help to suggest the best route of treatment for your injury. Some symptoms may include headaches or migraines.
Seeking Relief After a Sports Injury
While you may think you can just push through a sports injury, we always recommend seeking treatment. The more you play your favorite sport while struggling with pain, the worse the injury will get over time. More severe pain may result in permanent damage, which is something keen athletes will want to avoid. Don’t be afraid to get your injury checked out by a professional who can advise you about the best treatment to relieve your pain and avoid the problem occurring again in the future.
How a Chiropractor Can Help
Dr. Katie Gross offers her services to anyone struggling with a sports injury in Westminster Colorado. If you’ve already tried resting or other treatments, receiving treatment with Dr. Katie Gross is a good next step to take. She offers chiropractic treatment using the Atlas Orthogonal technique, which can help to relieve pain in the neck and back associated with sports injuries. After working together, you’ll notice improved mobility and reduced pain, so you’ll be able to get back to your active lifestyle as soon as possible.
Dr. Katie Can Help
At Performance Chiropractic, we welcome new clients for an initial consultation to assess your requirements and the current state of your sports injury. Dr. Katie Gross specializes in the Atlas Orthogonal Technique and will put together a treatment plan to fit your needs. As well as working to stop the initial pain, after that, you can continue with your treatment to avoid further injuries from occurring. For anyone leading an active lifestyle, maintaining your physical health is critical to keep you playing the sports you love most for years to come. Don’t hesitate to contact the team at Performance Chiropractic for further assistance or to ask any questions you may have about receiving treatment for a sports injury.