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.