How do you know you should see a sports specialist?
You try to “play through the pain.”
Your game “is not what it used to be.”
Your goals have goals.
Being at your peak performance is a priority.
Sports Injury Prevention and Athletic Training
What can care with a sports chiropractor and athletic trainer do?
Wellness visits with your sports specialized chiropractor to check your spinal alignment should be regularly scheduled just like a traditional check-up with your medical doctor. At Loehr Health Center, formerly Loehr Chiropractic & Acupuncture, we pair your treatment with our Certified Athletic Trainers so that you can reach your performance goals. Visiting us can help you with:
- Sports physicals
- Reduce the risk of injury
- Increasing range of motion, endurance, strength, and flexibility
- Gait training
- Improving proper posture and form
- Boosting immunity against colds, ear aches, and general illness
- Concentration and focus issues
- Sports injuries
- Nerve pain
- Tennis elbow
- Frozen shoulder
- Plantar fasciitis
- Overall health and well-being
Why do 90% of world-class athletes make regular chiropractic care a part of their wellness routine?
Chiropractic offers significant benefits to anyone invested in being active. Whether you’re a casual tennis player, an avid angler, or a high-school tennis star, explore how chiropractic care might improve your game and your wellbeing.
Sports Injury Treatments
At Loehr Health Center, formerly Loehr Chiropractic & Acupuncture, we prefer to help our patients stay at their peak health and performance. However, accidents happen. Our physicians and athletic trainers work together to evaluate your injuries and create a treatment plan. Evaluation and treatment options may include:
- X-rays, MRIs, or other tests
- Decompression therapy
- Kinesio taping
- Myofascial release
- Inferential therapy
- Cold laser
- Ultrasound therapy
- Wellness counseling
Why choose chiropractic care as an athlete?
Sports chiropractic is an ideal choice for athletes of every skill level. Elite athletes, weekend warriors, student athletes, and people who simply enjoy being active can use chiropractic care to support their fitness. It provides the following benefits:
- Enhances performance
- Prevents injury
- Provides quality treatment and rehabilitation following an injury
By reducing misalignments that interfere with the body’s function, chiropractic care helps your body feel and function at its best. This can lead to better performance in athletic pursuits.
In addition, many professional and high-level amateur athletes protect themselves from costly and career-threatening injuries through chiropractic care. Correcting subluxations and restoring balance to the musculoskeletal system can strengthen the body and reduce the likelihood of injury. If a sprain, strain, or other sports injury occurs, visit an experienced sports chiropractor to ensure that you properly treat the injury. Before you know it, you’ll be back in the game!
Sports Chiropractic and Athletic Training FAQs
Sports chiropractors specialize in the prevention and care of musculoskeletal injuries in athletes. Athletes may include student athletes, weekend warriors, or professional athletes.
They use a hands-on approach to treatment—without the use of surgeries or medicine. They can give advice on how to increase sports performance or help you recover from an injury.
Our chiropractors complete a full exam including x-rays, if necessary, on all patients. Additional assessments may be completed by our athletic trainers depending on what sports or activities you participate in and what your goal is.
Yes, sports physicals are $35.
Chiropractic care coverage varies based on your insurance plan. We are in-network with many companies. We will run your insurance benefits prior to your first appointment, so that you know what is covered before receiving treatment.
No, you do not need a referral from a medical doctor to be seen by a chiropractor at Loehr Health Center.
Our athletic trainers help a wide variety of individuals including student athletes, runners, CrossFit athletes, bull riders, dancers, golfers, gymnasts, cyclists, and more. They assist athletes with:
- Lifting patterns
- Gait training
- Proper technique and form
- Agility work
- Strength training
- and more!
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