HAVE YOU SUFFERED FROM A SPORTS RELATED INJURY?
DO YOU LIVE IN PETERBOROUGH?
Physical activity and exercise are critical components to leading a healthy life. Exercise helps you control your weight, combats a multitude of health conditions and diseases, improves your mood and gives you more energy. Unfortunately, sometimes our search for fitness results in injury. All physical activities – whether going for a walk, playing old-timers hockey or taking your daily cross-fit class – have an element of risk. Injury can occur slowly over time due to repetitive motion or it can happen suddenly. Dr. Doug Lukinuk (Dr. Doug) and the team PTBO Chiro can help. If you are suffering from a sports injury, contact us at our Peterborough clinic for information on our New Patient Special and Same Day Exam.
WHAT ARE TYPICAL SPORTS RELATED INJURIES?
The neck and lower back are especially prone to injury – anyone who runs or lifts weights regularly can easily develop lower back issues due to the repetitive movements involved in those sports. Activities such as cycling, golfing and skiing can all result in muscle strains and lower back injuries.
WHAT IS THE ROLE OF CHIROPRACTIC CARE IN SPORTS INJURY?
Chiropractic techniques can be used to help heal sports injuries and provide relief from pain and discomfort. A chiropractor like Dr. Doug will adjust the neck or spine to reduce joint inflammation, improve joint function and reduce pain. However, chiropractic care is not just for injury recovery, it can also help prevent future sports injuries.
By adjusting the spine and ensuring that it is properly aligned, chiropractic care also improves joint mobility, function and health, loosens tight muscles and decreases degeneration of the joints and connective tissue. Regardless whether you are looking for relief from a sports injury or looking pursue chiropractic care as part of your commitment to health and wellness – the team at PTBO Chiro will work with you to achieve your goals.
PTBO Chiro utilizes state-of-the-art diagnostic tools at our Peterborough Clinic. Tools such as Digital X-ray, Postural Analysis, Specialized Weight Distribution Testing and Measurement, Rhomberg Testing, Thermographic Scan and most importantly, a hands-on exam. Dr. Doug will develop your personalized treatment plan. Treatment may include manual adjustments, hot/cold compresses, massage and lifestyle recommendations. It’s time to feel better and get back to doing the activities you love. Contact Us today.