Sports injuries can occur to a number of different structures in the body or often a combination of tissues including muscles, ligaments and bone. Below is a list of some of the more common types of sports injury:
- Stress Fractures
Athletic performance chiropractic care isn’t only our expert spinal care. Spinal injuries in sports are actually rare and only a tiny portion of all sports injuries. DC Chiropractic Center also manages the different musculoskeletal injuries that can occur elsewhere in the body away from the spine. Dr. Daniel O. Cook, DC, diagnoses, treats, and rehabilitates athletes with sports injuries including arms, legs, hands, feet, shoulders and other extremities. Most sports injuries are musculoskeletal ailments. What better way to get the necessary care than from chiropractic physicians, experts in neuro-musculoskeletal manipulation and soft tissue treatment.
At DC Chiropractic Center we use a whole body approach to help you recover from sports-related injury or associated pain. We will evaluate your symptoms and any related issues to your sports injury to be able to treat you for all problems at the same time. Your sports injury will will assessed completely including joint, bone, muscle, tendon, fascia as well as nutrition.
Because sports injuries are frequently soft tissue damage, our licensed massage therapists on staff and the soft tissue techniques and therapies utilized will ensure every soft tissue component of your injury is thoroughly addressed and properly treated.
Sports nutrition is another aspect of complete health and should be considered when evaluating your athletic health especially after a sports injury. Injury recovery, and athletic performance enhancement are also an important part of our sports chiropractic care. Nutrition can also be an important factor in pre-competition preparation, endurance during competition, as well as injury prevention and sports injury treatment.
Many professional athletic and sports organizations as well as individual high-performance athletes and their coaches recognize the value of chiropractic care for maximum musculoskeletal performance, prevention of sports injury, and management of sports injury. Athletes insist on being adjusted by their chiropractors just prior to competition to optimize their performance.
Athletic Groups and Organizations that endorse chiropractic:
Dr. Daniel O. Cook, DC is a sports chiropractor based in the Salem area. He has numerous years of sports medicine and athletic therapy as one of Salem’s best sports injury chiropractors at the DC Chiropractic Center.
Dr. Cook can see to all of your athletic chiropractic care. He has treated a large number and great variety of athletes in his long career as one of Salem’s best sports chiropractors. His patients include: NFL football players, golfers, swimmers, cyclists, and the average exercise enthusiast.
Don’t worry if you’re not a pro athlete, we get just as much if not more satisfaction from treating amateur athletes as we do helping NFL athletes.
Call Dr. Cook today at 503-585-2585to discuss your sports injury and schedule an appointment.