Frequently Asked Questions about Sports Injuries
Here at Campion Chiropractic Clinic in College Station, Dr. Sehorn and Dr. Campion regularly work with athletes because we understand that a sports injury can put them out of the game for a long time. To help our patients recover completely from a sports injury, we implement chiropractic services that are safe, drug-free, and non-invasive.
We understand that our patients have several questions about sports injuries, and we are taking the time to answer the top ones in this blog.
What Are the Most Common Sports Injuries?
Whether you are a weekend warrior or a trained athlete, there is always the chance of sustaining a sports injury. The most common injuries athletes experience is listed below.
- Ligament sprain
- Muscle strain
- Back pain (due to muscle strain, joint misalignment, and disc injuries)
- Plantar fasciitis
- Bursitis (inflammation of the bursa between tendons and bones)
- Shin splints
- Nerve impingement (usually in the back or limb)
What Symptoms Are Associated with a Sports Injury?
Symptoms of a sports injury largely depend on the type of injury you sustained and its severity. But, for the most part, you could experience joint instability, pain, reduced range of motion, swelling, tingling or numbness, muscle spasms, weakness, or localized tenderness.
What Causes Sports Injuries?
It is a combination of sports activity and improper preparation that tends to cause trouble. Of course, accidents can and do happen on the field, but you are much more likely to incur or develop a sports injury if you:
- Have inadequate rest, recovery, or conditioning
- Use poor body mechanics or motor control
- Use ill-fitting equipment or improper use of equipment
- Experienced a sports accident like a slip and fall, collision, etc.
Can Sport Injury Treatment from a Chiropractor Help?
Yes! Through chiropractic care, we can reduce the severity, restore range of motion, strengthen supporting muscles, and enhance healing efficacy. State of the Art technology is available for faster recovery.
Some of the sports injury treatments we use are as follows:
- Spinal adjustments
- M6 cold laser therapy
- Corrective exercises
- Spinal Decompression Therapy
- Graston Therapy
- Active Release therapy
- FDM ( Fascial Distortion Model)
Your Trusted Source for Recovering a Sports Injury in College Station
Participating in sports is a great way to stay in shape, interact with others, and have fun. But a sports injury can interfere with this. If you sustained a sports injury in the College Station area, get in touch with Campion Chiropractic & Sports Injury Clinic today and schedule an appointment. Call 979-693-6500. Free Consultation available! We are your trusted source for reducing pain and helping you get back in the game faster. Proudly serving the Bryan/College Station, Texas area for over 30 years.