Sports Injuries

How is Chiropractic Used to Treat and Prevent Sports Injuries?

Chiropractic therapy focuses on the cause of the injury — rather than only the symptoms. Dr. Mills wants not only to treat the pain of the professional or amateur athlete, golf enthusiast, or weekend warrior but to quickly have him or her return to their passion, whether that be football, biking, soccer, hunting, tennis, golf, or swimming.  World-class athletes in many sports have discovered how helpful chiropractic can be in terms of allowing them to perform better and recover from injury quicker.  The ability of regular chiropractic therapy to prevent sports injuries is especially valuable, since these afflictions are one of the most common reasons for visits to hospital emergency rooms.

Chiropractic therapy is excellent in the treatment of temporary, acute and chronic injuries but is equally successful in preventing future injuries when regular care is received. Mills Chiropractic in Colleyville makes the most of manual therapy, including spinal joint and soft-tissue manipulation, and also instructs on exercises, and provides nutritional, health and lifestyle counseling.  All are necessary to allow your body to heal and to function at its highest level.

Live your life pain free! Chiropractic therapy is both drug and surgery free. Chiropractic medicine is “noninvasive” and naturally focuses on the role of the spine and central nervous system. Every human body deserves to heal organically.  Dr. Jon Mills’s whole person therapy approach will maximize your potential while treating your sports pain and prevent injuries in the future.

A Chiropractic Approach to Repetitive Motion Sports Injuries

Most sports related injuries are what those in the medical profession categorize as repetitive motion injuries. Almost all sports involve some sort of repetitive motion; even carpal tunnel is due to repetitive motion and can be treated by a skilled chiropractor. Common damage caused by repetitive motion affects the shoulders, elbows, hands, wrists, knees, ankles, and feet. Golfers continually swing their club. Tennis players repetitively hit with their racquet. Football players frequently throw or kick the ball.  Sports and physical exercise involve repetitive running and squatting movements. These repetitive motions frequently result in reduced, painful range of motion, crippling inflammation, reduced blood circulation in addition to problems caused by calcium deposits and the formation of scar tissue.

Mills Chiropractic begins treatment in a manner which is similar to traditional medical doctors. The patient is examined and evaluated in order to determine specific injuries, for example to muscles, ligaments, spinal vertebra, or nerves. X-Rays may be needed. After the initial evaluation, Dr. Mills will explain his findings in detail, discuss the treatment plan, and provide a prognosis. Dr. Mills’s gentle, whole person approach and experienced staff are the keys to your quick recovery.

Come in for a consultation about your sports injury at our chiropractic office in Colleyville, Texas.