Anyone may be at risk for injury if they choose to participate in exercise of any kind, whether it's CrossFit, running, basketball, or something else. Of course, Dr. Atzmon believes that's a risk worth taking, especially when you consider the enormous negative impacts that sedentary behavior has your health!
Here are a few things that may increase your risk of injury during a physical activity:
Certain activities, especially contact sports, can add another element of risk to injury, such as whiplash or post-concussive syndrome (both of which can cause TMJ dysfunction and headaches). Other common sports-related injuries include rotator cuff injury, muscle strain, ligament sprain, plantar fasciitis, Achilles tendonitis, back pain, herniated disc, and sciatica.
Dr. Atzmon has helped everyone from elite level athletes to folks just starting out on their weight loss and fitness journeys recover from a sports-injury. Typically, he'll first he provide spinal adjustments to realign your spine and maximize the central nervous system function, which is critical for injury recovery. He'll likely offer soft tissue mobilization and therapeutic modalities including electrical stimulation and ultrasound to decrease swelling and inflammation, reduce pain, and promote tissue healing. He may prescribe corrective exercises to increase the strength and flexibility of key muscles in your shoulders, trunk, hips, and other areas.
Finally, Dr. Atzmon can help you prevent recurring or chronic problems by thoroughly evaluating your sports-specific movement patterns to address holes in your technique and body mechanics.
Have you recently been injured during a sporting event, CrossFit workout, or some other form of physical exercise? Call sports injury chiropractor Dr. Atzmon today to schedule an appointment.
At Atzmon Chiropractic Center, we accept most major insurance plans. Here is list of some of the plans we accept. Please contact our office if you do not see your insurance provider listed.
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