Sports injuries are injuries that occur during athletic events and can be due to trauma or repetitive motions. Some sports such as football, rugby, hockey, wrestling, and basketball tend to incur more traumatic injuries due to the amount of associated contact. Other sports such as tennis, golf, swimming and running often have repetitive motion injuries associated with doing the same motion over and over.
During the acute stages of a sports injury, it is often a good idea to use the R.I.C.E. principle. R.I.C.E stands for:
While some injuries are helped using the R.I.C.E. principle, many injuries require chiropractic and physical therapy. The specific type of therapy needed varies on the specific injury and mechanism of onset. Sport & Spinal Rehab in Jupiter, FL has an on-site x-ray facility to evaluate sports injuries. In addition, our chiropractic physicians can examine your injury with orthopedic tests and determine an accurate diagnosis and treatment plan.
Dr. Brandon Nevel is a Jupiter chiropractor serving Jupiter, Juno, Palm Beach Gardens, Tequesta and the surrounding areas. He has post-graduate certifications in sports and extremities. To schedule an appointment to have your sports injury evaluated, call 561-746-4242.