Sports medicine is dedicated to the prevention and treatment of injuries that occur while playing recreational sports. Chiropractors who specialize in sports medicine are well versed in the movements and activities associated with each sport. As a result, sessions are specialized to the individual’s specific activities on and off the field.
Professional athletes are constantly reaching new heights in their professional careers. With each passing year, new records are shattered and the human body is pushed to its limits. Competitors train rigorously and take their diets to a new level every day. Yet despite the conscientious care and precautions that athletes follow, most experience musculoskeletal injuries at one time or another.
Chiropractic treatment offers a balanced, holistic approach, by using spinal adjustments and physical therapy techniques to help the patient’s muscles, tendons, and ligaments return to their normal function. These preventative therapy sessions aim to strengthen the major muscle groups that are primarily used during the activity. Additionally, chiropractic care ensures that all pieces of the musculoskeletal system are working harmoniously in their healthiest, most natural state.
Professional athletes recognize tremendous value in chiropractic care because they realize that it helps them maximize athletic performance. Whether you’re an athlete or weekend warrior, receiving chiropractic care will enable you to reach an optimum level of achievement without breaking yourself.
Dr. Harp is one of only 5,000 chiropractors in the world who holds a CCSP® degree as a board certified Chiropractic Sports Physician from the American Chiropractic Board of Sports Physicians. She uses a whole-body approach towards muscles to evaluate and determine conditions and provide individualized care to each patient. If you have any questions about sports medicine or treatment of sports injuries, please contact us at (763) 441-3830. We're always happy to hear from you!