Sports Injury Treatment at The Bax Doctor
At The Bax Doctor in Indianapolis, we strive to provide complete care for our patients so we can improve their health and wellness in the long term. We offer relief from different types of health ailments such as joint pain, neck pain, shoulder pain, arthritis, personal injuries, sports injuries, and more. For sports injuries, our chiropractor will perform a complete diagnosis of the injury before creating a treatment plan for you. We are highly experienced in diagnosing and treating sports injuries.
Common Sports Injuries
Some of the most common sports injuries include sprains, which can happen if you overstretch or tear the ligaments, or strains, which can happen if you overstretch or tear the tendons. Other common injuries include swollen muscles, knee injuries, herniated discs, dislocations, fractures, rotator cuff injuries, and more. The severity of the injury is going to determine the best course of action. As a first step, our chiropractor will perform a comprehensive inspection of the injury. The injury might require certain diagnostic services such as x-rays, MRI scans, and more as part of the check-up.
We have provided long-term relief for several types of sports injuries. Chiropractic care can assist the healing process by reducing the swelling around the injury. It can also restore the range of motion and muscle function in the area. Our treatment plans address the source of your pain directly, not masking the pain as pain medication does. Our natural treatments will promote blood flow and vital nutrients to the injury to assist with the recovery process. Best of all, you will receive non-invasive care making it much safer than other treatment options such as surgery or pain medication.
Many sports involve repetitive motions that can lead to wear and tear on the body. We can provide exercises that can be done at home between appointments to enhance and improve the results of your treatment. Each patient and each injury is different. As such, each treatment plan is customized to meet the health goals of the patient. Pain relief is always at the forefront of every treatment plan. We also consider the prevention of future injuries whenever possible. This may involve the use of specific exercises that can strengthen certain muscle groups.
Schedule an Appointment at The Bax Doctor
If you live in or around Indianapolis and you have recently been injured while playing a sport, call The Bax Doctor today at 317-291-7246 to schedule an appointment with Dr. Bax. You can also reach us through our website by using our online contact form.