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Chiropractic Care For Sports Injuries MN

The benefits of Chiropractic often extend far beyond what the general public might think are isolated to the back and the spine. Yes, Doctors of Chiropractic does provide much treatment and relief to this key area, but the ability of the profession to help definitely extends to the body as a whole.

Consider, for example, the athlete or even the amateur sports enthusiast wants to excel in a sport or even to enjoy it at a higher skill level. Many areas of the body can be subjected to rigorous movements where injuries can result.

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Chiropractic Care for Sport Related Injuries Minnesota

Chiropractic offers a balance approach to the treatment and the healing to restoring the body. So your body has the best opportunity to maximize proper function. Therapeutic exercise, massage, and nutritional support are part of patients care when appropriate. Injuries like sprains (ankle), strains (eg. Pulled muscles), tendinitis and bursitis (eg. shoulder pain) and joint problems in the shoulder, elbow, wrist, hand, hip, knee, and foot can all be treated effectively with chiropractic care. These are all good reasons to seek chiropractic care.

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Minnesota Chiropractic Treatment | Sports Injuries

According to experts, as much as 20 percent of all sports-related injuries involve the lower back or neck. Running and weightlifting, and other sports that involve repetitive impact, expose children to a high risk for lumbar (lower back) injuries.  Contact sports, such as soccer and football, expose the cervical spine, or neck, to injury.

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Be Safe This Summer! | Prevent Sports and Personal Injury

With spring in full swing, everyone is out doing their favorite activities.  While you’re enjoying the pleasures of the warm weather, it’s important to be prepared to keep yourself and your loved ones out of harm’s way.  Most children enjoy outdoor activities—swimming, biking, camping and more. It’s a time when injuries ranging from playground falls and sunburns to accidents at the pool and the beach are more likely to occur.

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Who should I see about my back pain, a chiropractor or an orthopedist?

Patients often ask if they can or should be seen by a chiropractor for the treatment of back pain. There have been a number of studies that show effective treatment of back pain by chiropractors. However, not all causes of back pain should be treated by a chiropractor. There are some conditions that should be identified and treated by an M.D. rather than a chiropractor.

Most cases of back pain can be effectively treated by a chiropractor. Chiropractors have been shown to be most effective at treating acute back pain. However, there are some conditions, potentially serious problems, which must be considered before initiating any treatment. Most of these conditions can be screened with a thorough history and physical examination.

The basic concepts of chiropractic care are as follows:

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How the Cold Laser Helps Healing

The cold laser is something we at Caron use quite a bit with our patients to ensure proper and quicker healing in the areas of injury.  Whether that be a rotator cuff or knee injury or headaches and whiplash etc., the class 4 cold laser is a tool that can be very effective in co-treatment procedures.  We support the use of the laser due to the fact that it has a very credible history and research supporting it’s usage and effectiveness.

The laser we use at Caron is called an Apollo Professional  Series Class 4 Laser.  The Apollo website explains how the cold laser works and why it is so great for healing.

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