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Sports Injuries


Athletes need all parts of their body to be working at maximum efficiency to reach their highest level of coordination and to maintain stamina at peak performance levels.

Emmitt Smith - NFL - Football

Emmitt Smith NFL Player

When asked how he stays in such great shape, Emmitt often states, “A good chiropractor!”

Tiger Woods – Golf Pro/Champion

Tiger Woods – Golf Pro/Champion

Many people don’t know that Tiger Woods rode upon a Chiropractic float in the 1995 Pasadena Tournament of Roses Parade!

Arnold Schwarzenegger

Arnold Schwarzenegger

Former Mr. Universe, Action Movie Star, Arnold has been a major supporter of Chiropractic for many years.

Bill Romanowski – NFL Football Star

Bill Romanowski – NFL Football Star

His opponents are not thrilled at his good health due to regular chiropractic care. Romanowski is considered among the strongest players in NFL history.

John Stockton – NBA Basketball Star

John Stockton – NBA Basketball Star

The well-known Utah Jazz player says about Chiropractic, “It’s been great for me and for my family.”

At competitive levels athletes may not be able to take drugs for inflammation and pain relief. Chiropractors have developed methods to reduce pain and inflammation without the use of drugs.

Injuries can be caused by:

Poor co-ordination

Lack of balance

Contact in sports

Repetitive jolting or jarring

Excessive loading

Insufficient Preparation

Rapid recovery from injury is critical for athletes, hence chiropractic care for sports injuries has become increasingly popular over the years. Chiropractic care helps restore function to spinal joints improving muscle balance and coordination, it removes nerve irritation helping to speed the healing of soft tissue.
At Carlsbad Chiropractic, Dr. Desi Gamboa can work with you to develop a care plan that meets your needs. Whether you are professional athlete, a jogger or a weekend warrior, chiropractic care can help treat and rehabilitate injuries to the spine, arms, legs, feet, hands, chest, head and jaw.

Dr. Gamboa’s role is to give you advice on: appropriate fitness workouts, daily stretching and sports preparation exercises, helpful training programs, footwear, appropriate taping/ace bandaging, and nutrition.