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 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.