Sports Injury SpecialistFrom helping someone get back to walking to enhancing a marathoner’s performance, Dr. Scott Evans of VIDA Chiropractic Studio in Denver, Colorado, provides expert techniques with all-natural chiropractic care.
Sports injury recovery in Denver, CO, requires an experienced sports injury specialist like Dr. Scott Evans of VIDA Chiropractic Studio.
What is a Sports Injury?
Being physically active is a good thing whether you jog in the morning or play quarterback for the local Denver team. It does come with challenges, though. The human body is susceptible to repetitive use injuries and trauma.
Ignoring the aches and pains that come with playing sports can lead to injury as can contact sports. Someone exercising for the first time in a while or who fails to warm up properly can have an injury, too.
What Role Does a Chiropractor in Denver Play in Sports Injuries?
Dr. Scott Evans at VIDA CHiropractic Studio can help with many varieties of sports injuries including:
Subluxation or partial dislocation
Chiropractic care can enhance your options to reduce inflammation and improve healing. It can also help lower your pain.
The goal of our Denver sports injury specialist isn’t just helping you heal, though, It’s also about prevention.
How Chiropractors Can Help Prevent Sports Injuries
A sports injury specialist can make sure you are ready for physical activity. Prevention care includes:
Enhancing the range of motion
Relieving tension in muscles and connective tissue
What is an Asymmetry?
For most people, one side of the body is slightly longer than the other. That creates an imbalance that can lead to injury, especially for athletes. Chiropractic adjustment and soft tissue work help the body adjust to those tiny differences to make them less of a concern.
What is the Range of Motion?
The range of motion is about flexibility, something that is important not just for athletic safety but performance, as well. A chiropractor helps loosen tight muscles so that joints work more efficiently.
How can Chiropractic Care at VIDA Chiropractic Studio Help With Healing?
Working the soft tissue, and improving range of motion work together to help athletes and those who are physically active stay on the move. The improved pulmonary function means better oxygenation of muscles that not only helps to heal but also improves stamina and performance.
VIDA Chiropractic Studio offers comprehensive chiropractic treatment for neck and back pain, pregnancy care, car accident relief, joint pain care, and sports injury recovery.
Sports Injuries Q&A
Can chiropractic care improve my sports performance?
Yes. Chiropractic care enables joints and muscles to function at their best, thereby improving an athlete’s balance, coordination, power, and flexibility. The value of chiropractic care in sports is underscored by the many professional and college sports teams that employ staff chiropractors. Maintaining proper body alignment can both maximize performance, and reduce the risk of injury. Many Olympic and professional athletes from a wide range of sports swear by the benefits of chiropractic care, including: Tom Brady, Tiger Woods, Michael Jordan, Usain Bolt, and Misty May-Treanor.
How can chiropractic care help prevent sports injuries?
Sports injuries are often caused by misalignments in the body. Specific chiropractic adjustments are specifically designed to properly align the body. This helps maximize joint mobility, improve balance, flexibility and muscle strength by allow the nervous system to function at its optimal level.
What is unique about Dr. Evan’s chiropractic approaches to sports injuries?
Along with specific chiropractic analysis and adjustment techniques, Dr. Evans is specially trained in the analysis and adjusting protocols for extremity conditions of the shoulder, elbow, wrist, hand, knee, ankle, and foot. This is a valuable and essential part of addressing common injuries associated with skiing, snowboarding, and rock climbing.
What are the most common sports injuries that benefit from chiropractic care?
These injuries include:
- Sprains and strains
- Knee, ankle and foot injuries
- Pulled muscles
- Achilles tendon injuries
- Shin splints (pain along the shin bone)
- Rotator cuff injuries
- Joint pain
- Muscle spasms
What are the benefits of a chiropractic approach to sports injuries?
As a board certified chiropractor with a decade of clinical experience, Dr. Evans is an expert in addressing sports injuries of the bones, joints, muscles and connective tissue. Damage or deterioration to these body parts make up the majority of sports injuries. In addition, chiropractic approaches to alleviate pain and preventing injury, are natural, pain-free and do not involve the risk of other sports medicine remedies, like surgery or potentially addictive painkillers.