By Doctor Rosemarie Jabbour (Chiropractor)
Are you looking for spinal and sports care in Parramatta?
Sports can put a tremendous strain on the body, sometimes resulting in injury. Injuries can take a long time to heal and may put you off of your game for a while. Chiropractic
care can have huge therapeutic benefits for sports injuries, helping athletes of all levels to feel better and get back in the game faster. Read on to see how you may benefit from a visit to a
local sports chiropractor or feel free to call the clinic now on (02) 9687 4011.
Chiropractic Sports Assessment
Before performing any treatment, the chiropractor will do a thorough examination of posture, spine, extremities, ligaments, and joints.
Based on the information gathered during this examination and from talking to you about your medical history and any pain that you may be feeling, the chiropractor will be able to determine an appropriate course of treatment.
The treatment may be administered over time and you may be given advice about exercises and home remedies that will work to support the treatment.
Spinal Care and Adjustments
When the spine is out of alignment, it can pinch nerves and constrict blood vessels, making it difficult for the blood and oxygen to circulate. By restoring proper alignment in the spine, the body can work to heal itself faster. Spinal care and spinal adjustments may help to treat back and neck injuries, but may also provide relief for the other joints and muscles of the body.
Spinal manipulation is done in order to adjust the spine and bring it back into alignment. During a spinal manipulation, the chiropractor will position and move your body in different ways in order to relieve pressure and align the joints and muscles. Cracking sounds are common during this adjustment, but it is simply gas being released from between the joints.
Spinal mobilisation may be used to treat athletes that are in great pain or otherwise require a gentler approach. During spinal mobilisation, passive movement is applied to different areas of the spine so that the range of motion can be gradually increased. Some of the pressure on the joints is also released during this technique, which may improve comfort levels.
Soft Tissue Therapies
If an injury or pain is related to soft tissues such as muscles, joints, or tendons, soft tissue therapy may be used to assist with healing. Soft tissue therapy helps to alleviate discomfort and reduce loss of range of motion. Soft tissue therapy can also help to improve performance after healing.
Lifestyle Advice and Home Care
In addition to the care provided in the office, a chiropractor will generally offer advice for further treating a sports injury at home. The advice may include using hot and cold compresses to reduce inflammation and performing gentle stretches to relieve pressure and restore range of motion. The chiropractor may tailor advice based on whether or not your condition is improving. Issues such as back pain while running may also be addressed.
Make an Appointment with a Sports Chiropractor Today
It's never too late to take better care of your spine and nervous system. To book a chiropractic consultation at New World Chiro please phone or email us today.