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Posted on 03-22-2018

Preventing Sports-Related Injuries with Your Birmingham Chiropractor

Birmingham Chiropractor treating athlete with sports injury

If you partake in physical activity of any kind, be it working out at the gym, organized sports, or anything in between, you may be susceptible to several injuries. Indeed, tennis elbow, patellofemoral syndrome, ACL tears and other knee injuries, shin splints, hamstring strains, groin pulls, and ankle strains are reported most.  

How to Prevent Sports-Related Neck & Back Injuries

If you want to avoid these sports-related injuries, as well as ones that harm the neck and back, follow these handy tips:

  • Always stretch before engaging in physical activity of any kind.
  • Listen to your body. If a certain area hurts, it’s best to take a break and reassess if you can continue. If the pain continues or gets worse, it’s time to stop for the day. This is doubly true if it’s neck or back pain.
  • Rethink your technique. It could be that using gym equipment improperly or pushing your body too hard elsewhere is contributing to your pain.
  • See a chiropractor regularly for sports injury treatment.

How Chiropractic Treatment Can Help Injuries

If you have a nagging sports injury or want to avoid a recurring injury, seeing a chiropractor is a great idea. Through chiropractic techniques like spinal decompressions, manipulations, and adjustments, your chiropractor can pinpoint the triggers that have caused your injury.

Rather than simply treating the symptoms so the pain comes back again, your chiropractor will get to the root cause of your pain, releasing you of this discomfort so you can get back to your active life again.

Need Sports Injury Treatment? Come to Birmingham Wellness Center, Your Chiropractor in Birmingham

If you need a chiropractor in Birmingham to administer sports injury treatment, Birmingham Wellness Center is the answer. We specialize in nutritional advice, autoimmune issues, chiropractic care, stress relief, plantar fasciitis treatment, wellness care, massage therapy, acoustic compression therapy, sports chiropractic care, posture analysis, and natural pain relief.

Our chiropractors are available to see you. To book your appointment today, call 248-645-6070, or come to Birmingham Wellness Center on 219 Elm Street today.

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