If you’ve been injured playing sports, turn to Indian Harbor Chiropractic in Cos Cob, Connecticut. Expert-trained chiropractor Diana Gailes, DC, offers a variety of treatments for sports-related injuries to speed up recovery and get you back on the court or field quickly. Call the office to schedule an appointment or book one online today.
Sports injuries are those that affect your muscles, bones, tendons, ligaments, or cartilage (your musculoskeletal system). You might get injured by overtraining, jumping, cutting, starting and stopping suddenly, or falling down. Sports injuries commonly occur during contact sports.
Signs and symptoms you could experience with a sports injury include:
You might notice a visible musculoskeletal deformity after a sports-related injury. See your medical provider at the first sign of an injury to help you make a full recovery.
Common sports injuries Dr. Gailes treats at Indian Harbor Chiropractic include:
Chiropractic treatments can improve musculoskeletal functioning naturally, speed up healing, reduce tension and inflammation, diminish pain, and promote better body alignment.
To diagnose a sports-related injury, Dr. Gailes discusses your symptoms, lifestyle, and medical history. She completes a physical exam and may recommend undergoing X-rays, MRIs, CT scans, or other imaging procedures to determine the most appropriate treatment.
Common treatments Dr. Gailes could recommend for sports-related injuries include:
Things you can do at home to speed up healing include using ice or heat packs, eating nutritious foods, resting an injured part of your body, and wearing a brace, sling, or cast if needed.
Dr. Gailes provides chiropractic manipulation for sports injuries. Each treatment is simple and comfortable and can produce dramatic pain-relieving results.
Neuromuscular therapy stimulates your body’s natural ability to heal. It reduces tension, pain from pinched nerves, and discomfort caused by sports injuries.
Dr. Gailes offers recommendations for strength and flexibility exercises that improve musculoskeletal functioning after a sports injury.
Chiropractic adjustments can realign your spine or other parts of the body, reduce tension, and alleviate discomfort due to sports injuries.
If you need surgery because of a severe sports-related injury, Dr. Gailes refers you to an experienced orthopedic specialist.
If you struggle with a sports injury and want fast healing and pain relief, call the Indian Harbor Chiropractic office or schedule an appointment online today.