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Sports Injury Care at Innovative Pain and Performance

Don't let sports injuries bench you. Whether you're a competitive athlete or a weekend warrior, it's important to get back on track following an injury. At Innovative Pain and Performance, we specialize in sports injury care to help you heal and prevent further harm.

Understanding Sports Injuries

Sports injuries can result from accidents, improper equipment or gear, inadequate training, or insufficient warm-up and stretching practices. Some of the most common sports injuries include sprains and strains, knee injuries, tennis elbow (epicondylitis), and other severe ailments. These injuries can cause significant pain, limiting your athletic performance and affecting your daily activities. At Innovative Pain and Performance, we believe in comprehensive, individualized care that addresses the root cause of your pain.

Our Approach to Sports Injury Care

Our approach to sports injury care integrates chiropractic treatments with rehabilitative exercises and wellness planning. We recognize that every patient is unique, so we tailor our treatment plan to your specific needs and goals. Our skilled chiropractors, Dr. Lauren McCabe and Dr. Avolio, use a variety of techniques to treat sports injuries, improving your mobility, alleviating pain, and preventing re-injury.

What is Included in our Sports Injury Care?

Your sports injury care begins with a thorough assessment, including a detailed discussion about your medical history, physical examination, and diagnostic tests if needed. We will then develop a unique treatment plan that may involve chiropractic adjustments, rehabilitative exercises, soft tissue therapy, and other modalities depending on your needs. We also offer wellness planning, educating you on proper nutrition, exercise, lifestyle modifications, and injury prevention to promote optimal health and well-being.

What to Expect from Sports Injury Care

As each person’s situation is unique, so is the healing process. In the initial stages of treatment, the focus will be on pain relief and inflammation reduction. Once pain levels have decreased, we’ll work on restoring normal function and strength through corrective care. Finally, we’ll focus on wellness care to maintain your improved health status and prevent future injuries.

During your treatment, you can expect to be an active participant in your recovery. Dr. McCabe or Dr. Avolio will guide you through specific exercises and stretches that you can also do at home to speed up your recovery process. Contrary to popular belief, chiropractic care isn’t painful. Any adjustments are carefully performed to ensure maximum comfort.

Success Stories

What Our Patients Say

Our patients’ wellness journey inspires us. Read testimonials from athletes and sports enthusiasts who have experienced our sports injury care firsthand. See how our personalized approach to care has helped them regain their strength, improve their performance, and get back to the sports they love.

Getting Started with Your Sports Injury Recovery

Recovery starts with a single step. Schedule your appointment by calling our office or filling out the online form. During your first visit, remember to bring any relevant medical reports. We’ll guide you through the entire process and answer any questions you may have. You don’t need to live with pain; take your first step towards recovery today.

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) About Sports Injury Care

A sports injury refers to the kinds of injuries that occur during sports or exercise. These can include sprains, strains, fractures, dislocations, and more.

At Innovative Pain and Performance, we treat a variety of sports injuries, including but not limited to sprains, strains, knee injuries, shoulder injuries, tennis elbow, golfer’s elbow, fractures, and dislocations.

Chiropractic care helps treat sports injuries by reducing inflammation, improving mobility, alleviating pain, and aiding the body’s natural healing process. Chiropractic adjustments can also restore joint function and prevent future injuries.

A referral is usually not needed to see a chiropractor. However, you may want to check with your insurance provider to see if there are any specific referral requirements under your plan.

Recovery times vary widely depending on the type and severity of the injury, your overall health, and your commitment to the treatment plan. We provide an individualized recovery plan for each patient and work closely with you to achieve your recovery goals.

During your first visit, our chiropractor will conduct a thorough assessment that includes a detailed discussion about your medical history and a physical examination. We may also order diagnostic tests if necessary. After the assessment, we’ll discuss your treatment options and answer any questions you have.

Yes, most health insurance plans, including major medical plans, workers’ compensation, and Medicare, cover chiropractic care. However, it’s always best to check with your insurance provider to understand your coverage.

Yes, children can benefit from chiropractic care for sports injuries. Our treatments are gentle and tailored to the unique needs of each patient, regardless of age.

If you’ve sustained a sports injury, it’s important to stop your activity to prevent further harm. Apply ice to the affected area to reduce swelling and seek professional medical help as soon as possible.

Proper training, using the right equipment, warming up before exercising, and learning the correct technique for your sport can all help prevent sports injuries. Regular check-ups with a chiropractor can also identify potential issues and improve your overall function and performance.

Have more questions about our sports injury care?

Contact us or visit our FAQ section to learn more about what you can expect from treatment, insurance coverage, and more. Our team at Innovative Pain and Performance is here to ensure your care experience is as seamless as possible.

Embark on your recovery journey today with Innovative Pain and Performance. We’re here to provide you with the comprehensive care you need to get back in the game, stronger and healthier.