Sports Injuries

Sports injuries can happen to anyone whether you are a professional athlete or a part timer. This is because everybody constantly strives to give their best performance in their chosen sport while playing it. No matter what you do, injuries can never be eliminated. They can only be avoided to a certain extent.

How do injuries take place?

Sports injuries usually take place when athletes are trying to push their bodies beyond capable limits. This could be because of playing for too long, playing too hard, or even playing too fast. Another way how sports injuries take place is when athletes are giving their 100% on the field when they are feeling cold. It is never a good idea to play without being warmed up properly. Doing simple household chores when you’re feeling cold can also sometimes mimic sports injuries.

What to do when injured?

Whenever you get injured, it is always a good idea to rest. However, this method could take a long time and is usually not all that is needed before the athlete is ready to get back to the field. Chiropractic on the other hand can help you to quickly heal these sports injuries and get back to the center of action. Chiropractic adjustments can help your tissues and muscles to regain their normal mobility quickly so you can resume your routine. This is one of the major reasons why thousands of college, Olympic and professional athletes see a Chiropractor. However, once back on the field, you must take care to remain fit and enjoy the sport of your choice for a longer duration.

Sports Health Science

Nearly all injuries in sports are caused due to acute trauma. Some of these are accidents. When a person does not follow a proper exercise regimen or uses improper gear, injuries can take place.

Always do some warm up exercises or stretches before you engage in any sport. The most common sports injuries are sprains, swollen muscles, knee injuries, fractures, dislocations, injuries to the Achilles tendon or plantar fascia, and shin bone injuries.

Why come to our Park Heights facility?

Charm city residents who have suffered sports injuries are invited to come to our chiropractic facility for treatment. Dr. Rudick is a Doctor of Chiropractic. He has also earned a Masters in Sports Health Science and has specialized in Neuromuscular Physiology. He has successfully treated thousands of patients who suffered from sports injuries over the years.

When the Olympics were held in Atlanta some years ago, Dr. Rudick was one of the care providers helping the athletes manage their shoulder, ankle, wrists, knee, elbow, and many other injuries.

What kind of sports injuries are there?

Sports injuries are of two kinds – acute and chronic injuries. Injuries that occur suddenly are called acute injuries and these include sprained ankles, fractured hands, strained backs, and more. Injuries that slowly develop over a period of time are called chronic injuries.

How can Dr. Rudick help you?

Dr. Rudick is well trained in biomechanics, exercise physiology, kinesiology, arthrokinematics concerning the movement of bones at joints, management of sports injuries, and functional rehabilitation. Whether you engage in sports occasionally or are a career sportsman, you can benefit from Dr. Rudick's chiropractic treatment.

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