Sports Injury Treatments Miami Beach
Are you looking for Sports Injury Treatments in Miami Beach? Whether it is a fitness injury, football, basketball, tennis, volley ball or any sport, a good chiropractor will always have a plan to get you back on your feet and back in the game. Often we hear of professional athletes suffering a traumatic, possibly career ending, injury. The public debate is on whether or not they can resume play can go on for weeks. A good Chiropractor can also asses the damage and determine how serious an injury can be. However, it isn’t only the professionals that sustain injuries while practicing the sport they love. Weekend warriors, amateur athletes and those living active lives also run the risk of getting hurt. Most of the time, with a proper warm up, awareness to form and appropriate equipment, athletes of all types are able to play safely. Yet, injuries can happen when you least expect it due to an accident or even an underlying condition that may necessitate treatment.
How Do Sports Injuries Happen?
Sports and exercise are great ways to keep healthy, but there are often risks involved. Most often, excessive training, inappropriate training methods, improper form, bad practices, pushing yourself to the limits or perilous exercise equipment can be a cause of injury, but structural abnormalities and muscle imbalances/weakness can also be culprits leading to injury, including the ankles, knees, elbows, shoulder or spine.
Commonly, sports injuries are caused by traumatic force to a joint in motion causing hyper-extension or hyper-flexion. A lot of times is alignment of your joints or spine will strain your natural movements and muscles. One such injury is a torn Anterior Crucial Ligament which results from a quick deceleration, hyper-extension or rotation of the knee joint that may or may not involve contact with another person. Such injury, and others, may cause significant pain and debilitation taking you away from the sports that you enjoy. Chiropractors, as MSK experts, can help prevent and manage sports-related injuries. Click here to explore specific sports injuries treated by chiropractors.
Chiropractic Treatment for Sports Injuries
Chiropractic has a long and vibrant history of treating recreational and professional athletes. To further their expertise in treating sports injuries and enhancing athletic performance, Doctors of Chiropractic can complete a two-year post-graduate residency program or Master’s that will enable them, upon successful completion of the exam, to qualify for the sports specialists (CCSS) from a College of Chiropractic Sports Medicine.
At Cafe of Life Chiropractic we have 1 of the only 2 video x-ray machines in South Florida to provide you with instant results to examine, diagnose & treat sports injuries in Miami Beach within the first hour of your visit providing you the fastest professional treatment possible in Miami Beach. Chiropractors are trained to assess, diagnose and manage sports-related injuries as part of their core competencies. In fact, through a comprehensive history and physical examination, chiropractors can help determine the cause of pain and dysfunction as well as recommend an appropriate plan of management. Conservative care offered by chiropractors, dependent on the injury and mechanism, may include joint manipulation and mobilization, soft tissue therapies,rehabilitation, customized exercises and lifestyle advice to restore proper function, enhance healing of damaged tissue and reduce pain. Chiropractors can also help, in partnership, determine the best strategy to return to play.
Preventing Sports Injuries
Injury prevention is key. Before starting a new exercise program or sport, visit your chiropractor at cafe of life chiropractic in Miami Beach to determine what measures can be taken to prevent injury or enhance performance. Click here to find a chiropractor near you.