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Sports Injury Treatment

Sports Injury Treatment with Our Yorkville Chiropractor

At Advanced Physical Medicine of Yorkville, our chiropractic staff meets athletes of all ages and abilities who are looking for relief and recovery from their sports injuries. Whether acute or chronic, a sports injury can disrupt an athletic career and even impact other areas of life, including work. That's why we're committed to providing effective relief through drug-free and non-invasive services that can address the root cause of dysfunction in addition to relieving symptoms.

Sports Injury Treatment

Common Types of Sports Injury Treated by a Chiropractor in Yorkville

The following conditions are among the most common types of sports injuries that can develop in athletes, whether they are beginners or experienced:

  • Muscle strains
  • Ligament sprains
  • Tendonitis
  • Bursitis
  • Plantar fasciitis
  • Back pain
  • Whiplash
  • Joint dislocation

These conditions often start out as an acute issue. When these issues are left unaddressed or are ignored, like when a person tries to "play through the pain," then any one of these conditions can lead to long-term dysfunction and additional complications, including excessive scar tissue, loss of mobility, and chronic pain. 

Risk Factors for Sports Injury

Sports injuries can happen due to a traumatic collision, awkward landing or pivot, or some other accident. Injuries can also happen if a person uses poor technique, has unaddressed postural imbalances and areas of weakness, or if they over-train.

Additionally, people who do not adequately rest or recover or have poor sleeping and nutrition habits may also increase their risk for injury. 

How Chiropractic Care Improves Sports Injury Recovery

Chiropractic care provides natural pain relief from sports injury through techniques such as adjustments, soft tissue massage, joint mobilizations, and corrective exercises. These services promote tissue healing at the cellular level by reducing inflammation and increasing circulation. 

A chiropractor can also help a person avoid future injury by maximizing their posture and spinal health, improving strength, endurance, and mobility, and optimizing body mechanics, all of which can enhance athletic performance naturally and give a person a competitive edge.

At our clinic, we find that athletes are particularly appreciative of chiropractic care techniques because they are safe, drug-free, and come with minimal to no risk of side effects!

Need Sports Injury Treatment?

If you live in the Yorkville area and are looking for natural sports injury treatment, call Advanced Physical Medicine of Yorkville now at 630-239-7284. We'd be happy to connect you with a chiropractor who can help you heal and get back to the game or activity you love.