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Why Should You See A Sports Injury Chiropractor?

Even those who aren’t professional athletes can be susceptible to sports injuries, especially when it comes to contact and high-impact activities such as running or tennis. For that reason, we strongly recommend chiropractic treatment in sports.

What does Certified Sports Chiropractors specialize in

Certified Sports Chiropractors specialize in:

  • Sports injury diagnosis, treatment, and prevention
  • Rehabilitation exercises
  • Emergency procedures
  • Pre-participation examinations
  • Joint supports and taping
  • Exercise prescription
  • Sports nutrition
  • Sport-specific athletic training

How Do They Become One?

Becoming a certified chiropractic sports physician necessitates completion of over 100 hours additional education post-graduation from their doctorate of chiropractic, along with passing an exhaustive board examination. To remain at the cutting edge of research and treatment advances, continuous participation in continuing education programs, field work experiences, and seminars are also mandatory.

How are Sports Chiropractors and Regular Chiropractors Different?

Sports Chiropractors:

  1. Possess specialized knowledge of sports injuries and physical fitness
  2. Are experts in the function of the body during movement, from high-level athletics to everyday activities
  3. Can help optimize athletic performance by applying an advanced understanding of musculoskeletal function and performance enhancement
  4. Offer individualized care that extends beyond spinal adjustment to include direct treatment of muscles, joints, and connective tissues
  5. Focus on total body wellness and reaching optimal functioning, not just reducing pain
  6. Are immersed in the latest sports medicine research, trends, and treatment techniques
  7. Can integrate seamlessly with other healthcare practitioners to optimize your medical care
  8. Are passionate advocates for physical fitness and skilled sports medicine practitioners
  9. Will help you achieve your peak performance with a breadth and depth of knowledge found only with their specific training
  10. Are comprised of the top tier of the chiropractic profession

Benefits of Seeing A Sports Chiropractor

For Athletes

Athletes looking for an edge can find support via the following offerings: expedited injury recovery, a variety of treatment options, knowledge in high-performance athletics and preventive strategies to ward off future injuries. They will also get guidance during athletic training sessions, individualized nutrition counseling plans to fuel their body properly as well as sport-focused treatments that include exercises geared toward preventing injury recurrences.

For Non – Athletes

Quick diagnosis of injury or pain source to jumpstart your treatment plan, plus corrective exercises to avoid future harm. Take advantage of cutting-edge treatments and techniques designed specifically for athletic performance with a holistic approach that ensures your overall wellness.


Content Reviewed by
Dr. Gregory Lee, Doctor of Chiropractic Fairfax
Doctor Of Chiropractic