Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Sports Injuries

When it comes to recovering from a sports-related injury, we know that your goal isn’t just to relieve the pain temporarily, you want to kick it for good. Dr. Kent Carlomagno helps patients reach that goal through various chiropractic procedures that not only heal pain, but help prevent any further injury from occurring.
It doesn’t matter if you are a professional athlete or just someone who likes to exercise, Dr. Carlomagno has the tools necessary to fix any number of sports-related injuries. Many studies have shown that chiropractic care is able treat an injured athlete more effectively that a medical doctor. Unlike a medical doctor, chiropractors are trained to see the human body as one entity rather than seeing one injury at a time. This allows chiropractors to have a better understanding of the body as a whole, leading to less recurring injuries in the future.
There a number of injuries associated with athletes. According to the American Chiropractic Association, the most commonly injured areas of the body are the ankles, knees, shoulders, elbows and spine. Spinal injuries are by far the most concerning. The Global Burden of Disease 2010 did a study that showed that lower back pain is the single leading cause of disability worldwide. Spinal injuries are very treatable, especially with a chiropractor.
Without doubt, competing athletes or even the weekend warrior who wants to be at their very best should consider regular chiropractic care for the competitive edge. Not only will it help the body function at an improved level, chiropractic care is good for overall health. Through chiropractic manipulations, Dr. Carlomagno can increase blood flow for quicker post-performance relief, decrease stress and improve the immune system.
To schedule an appointment with Dr. Kent Carlomagno, call 415-721-7520 or visit www.summitchiro.net for more information. 

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