The First Steps To Treating Sports Injuries
If you get injured, then the first thing to do is stop playing or doing the physical activity and restricting the injured area from moving. By continuing to play or exercise, you can cause more harm to the injured area. Early intervention can help sportsperson relieve their pain and heal faster after an injury.
Early treatment begins with the Rest, Ice, Compression, and Elevation (RICE) method. This helps to relieve pain, reduce swelling, and speed healing.
Main Causes of Sports Injury
Public health supporters promote physical activity to maintain health and reduce the risk of obesity. However, engaging in different types of physical, recreational, fitness, and sports activities, such as running, jumping, tackling, hiking, and general exercise can result in injuries related to a fall, overexertion, a cut, or piercing. Forceful impacts, repetitive motions, over-use, poor training practices or over-training, lack of proper warm-up or insufficient stretching, and improper gear are other causes of sports injuries.
Frequently Asked Questions?
If you are suffering from a sports-related injury, then Central Healthcare Center can help. Our sports injury experts help athletes treat and prevent injuries of the lower back, neck, shoulder, knee, and ankle. With manual adjustment of the spine, we ensure that bones are aligned and balanced, thereby relieving tension in the body. The main goals of our treatment plans include resolving joint inflammation, restoring or enhancing joint function, and reducing pain.
Being specialists in sports medicine, we are qualified to perform proper sports injury diagnosis, chiropractic adjustments, and therapies. We treat sports injuries without the use of any drugs or invasive surgical procedures.
Call us at (213) 984-4575 to schedule an appointment today!