Athletic Injuries & Chiropractic
With the Okanagan beauty at our fingertips, there is no shortage of outdoor exploring and physical activity to do. Getting outside and exercising is a great way to improve your overall health and quality of life, from elite athletes to weekend warriors. But being able to enjoy your favourite hobbies means factoring in the risk of injury which sport chiropractic can help. Injuries can play major setbacks in our hobbies, jobs, and completing day to day tasks. Whether your knee gave out during a hike or your shoulder is sore since playing tennis, it throws a hiccup in our lives. Understanding the reasoning for injuries and what your chiropractor can do to help will ease your recovery process.
Why do we get Injured?
Athletic injuries can happen at any level of activity such as going for a walk, lifting weights, training for a triathlon, or playing pickle ball.
Here are 10 common reasons for injury:
3. Sleep deficient
4. Poor nutrition
5. Insufficient recovery time
6. Muscle imbalances
8. Training surfaces
10. Structural abnormalities
How can Sport Chiropractic help?
Chiropractors are skillfully trained to assess, diagnose, and treat athletic injuries. Our toolbox includes a wide variety of adjustments, mobilizations, taping, soft tissue techniques, passive modalities, and rehab protocols to speed up the healing process. With proper guidance and education we can help you through your healing journey and decrease functional limitations.
Our methods help decrease pain and inflammation, improve range of motion, strengthen tissues, and re-train movement patterns.
We want you to get back to doing what you love as quick as we can. Our goal is to help you prevent injuries before they happen and assist in your recovery for when they do happen.
Reach out to see if we can help you with any specific conditions.