Sports Injury and Treatment

Updated: Jul 12, 2021

Before any sports activities, it is always good to warm up and stretch your body. You want to be as flexible as possible during the event so you are not causing harm to the muscles by overstretching or causing tears to the muscles and joints.

It isn’t wise to push through the pain of an injury and that is why athletes consult with a Chiropractor to improve muscle and joint conditions, which have a direct effect on athletic performance.

The most common types of sports injuries include:

  • Sprains or strains

  • Injuries to the knees

  • Muscles swelling

  • Fractures or broken bones

  • Rotator cuff injury.


You can effectively treat many minor sports injuries at home using the RICE method of rest, ice, compression, and elevation. Using this method for sports injuries can help to reduce any swelling or pain.

Regular chiropractic treatment can reduce the risk of injury and improve performance.

Physiotherapists can assess your limitations and strengths and design a tailored training program to take your physical prowess to the next level.

When you visit us in our clinic in Stoney Creek, we are happy to discuss with you what we do to the point you are making an educated decision.

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