Who has never, ever had a sports related injury? I think 2 out of every 3 people worldwide must have suffered a sports related injury, at some time in their life. Sports related injuries can include an a nkle sprain; bruising to some part of the body; cuts and abrasions generally to the limbs; dehydration; dental damage; groin or hamstring strains; k nee joint injuries; nose injuries and even stress fractures. Chiropractor Adam Meredith provides comprehensive assessments and subsequent programs for all sports injuries treatment in North Sydney at his Spine and Health Centre.
How do sports injuries occur? The most common causes are generally either by overuse of the body or body part; by a direct impact or by a sudden accident. A direct impact happens when a force that is greater than the body hits the body and a sprained ankle can be regarded as a sudden accident.
Chronic injuries can occur by either overusing the same muscle groups and joints or by poor technique, this is where it is very wise to have your body checked out by a professional who understands the anatomy and physiology of your body like Adam and his team at his Chiropractic Spine and Health Centre who specialize in sports injuries treatment in North Sydney.
Before going to see Adam, immediate first aid treatment for sprains, strains and joint injuries include resting the injured area and applying ice packs for 15 minutes every two hours. You can also bandage the injured area and whenever possible, elevate the injured area above the level of your heart. You must avoid heat and massage as this can make it worse, then get yourself off to see Adam and his team at his Chiropractic Spine and Health Centre where they have great knowledge and experience in sports injuries treatment in North Sydney.
Even if you have never had a sports related injury, but you play sports and want to implement strategies to prevent an injury, Adam and his team can assist you to do this, prevention strategies would include w arming up thoroughly before playing sports; wear appropriate footwear; using appropriate safety equipment for the selected sport, such as mouth guards, helmets and pads etc; drink plenty of fluids before, during and after the game; try to avoid exercising in the hottest part of the day and always use good form and technique.
Once again this is where Adam and his team at his Chiropractic Spine and Health Centre who specialize in sports injuries treatment in North Sydney can assist you.