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Can a Chiropractor Help After a Sports Injury?

Written By Commons Chiropractic Center on August 27, 2020

rsz sportsinjurySports injuries related to exercise are the most common form of sports injury in America, with 526,350 cases in 2017 alone. After exercise, injuries resulting from basketball, bicycling, football, playground, and soccer rank highest in America. Sports injuries affect people of all ages. For example, 50 percent of all football injuries in America in 2017 were sustained by young people between the ages of five and 14. The most common injury for adults and senior citizens was exercise-related. 

The Benefits of Chiropractic for Sports Injuries 

Twenty-two million Americans visit chiropractors each year for sports injuries, accidents, muscle strains, back pain, and other conditions. Repetitive motions and forceful impacts  often lead to sports injuries. Without sports injury treatment, symptoms such as pain, stiffness, and lost mobility can become chronic. 

Chiropractic for sports injuries offers a lot of benefits, including: 

  • Pain relief without the use of medication 
  • The reduction of inflammation 
  • The restoration of lost mobility 
  • Reduced stiffness 
  • The promotion of healing 
  • Release pressure in your joints 

Chiropractic for sports injuries helps athletes recover from their injuries, reduce the likelihood of chronic injuries, and help prevent athletes from sustaining those same injuries again. Regular chiropractic services can help athletes improve their sports performance and improve their overall health and wellness. 

Finding Sports Injury Treatment in Denville 

Your sports injury treatment options will depend on your type of injury and the symptoms you are experiencing. Your treatment plan could include chiropractic adjustments, soft tissue therapies, physical therapy, exercises and stretches, and lifestyle changes. 

As a cornerstone of Denville, Dr. Michael Irhin has provided chiropractic for sports injuries for over 20 years. Using a patient-focused approach, Dr. Irhin creates treatment plans tailored to each patient’s specific needs. During your first visit, Dr. Irhin will perform a physical exam and review your injury, symptoms, medical history, and treatment options with you. Imaging will be taken if necessary. 

In most cases, same-day treatment is available to help athletes back on the road to recovery and to reduce any painful symptoms they may be experiencing. 

Do you need sports injury treatment in Denville? Don’t wait. Contact our office today at (973) 366-3335 or schedule an appointment online to get started.

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