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Sports Injury

Parker Chiropractic Clinic in Irving, TX Offers Sports Injury Care

If you are athletic, you probably have sustained an injury at one time or another. Sometimes, these injuries can leave you with residual pain and impaired function that affects your performance and prevents you from doing your best. At Parker Chiropractic Clinic in Irving, TX, we can help with a range of chiropractic techniques that reduce discomfort, improve function and help you get back into the game faster.

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Common Sports Injuries

Athletes tend to sustain a number of common injuries. Ankle sprains, muscle pulls, ACL tears, back strains, runner’s knee tennis elbow and shoulder injuries can occur at any time. These injuries can take athletes out of the game and away from their normal training regime. Chiropractic care can help to relieve pain and improve impaired function from sports injuries.

Chiropractic Techniques Used for Sports Injuries

Every sports injury presents its own features. Similarly, each athlete may have specific concerns regarding their care to remedy the problem. Your Irving chiropractor will design an individualized plan, to ensure your injury is addressed appropriately for your needs. Analysis of the injury may indicate that misalignments in the spine require correction in order to provide normal function. Spinal decompression can assist in re-positioning damaged discs and relieving pressure on nerves. Your chiropractor may utilize heat or cold to relieve swelling or inflammation in the area. Corrective exercises may be administered to strengthen supporting muscles.

How Athletes Can Benefit From Chiropractic Care

Many athletes rely on chiropractic care to help them recover from small muscle injuries that can occur whenever they are engaged in their chosen sport. Chiropractic care can heal these minor injuries quickly, so you can get back to your training. When more serious injuries occur, chiropractic techniques can provide relief from pain and faster healing. Regular chiropractic care can also help athletes improve their performance by providing better alignment of the spine and musculoskeletal system.

Make Parker Chiropractic Clinic Your Sports Injury Chiropractor In Irving, TX

Dr. Derek Herms uses a “whole person approach” to caring for his patients in Irving, TX and nearby communities, analyzing the source of the problem and creating a personalized care program for their unique needs. We use a variety of techniques to heal injuries and improve physical function and treat a wide range of conditions. Call Parker Chiropractic Clinic today at (972) 255-4443 for an appointment to learn more about chiropractic care for sports injuries.