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Posted on 07-24-2017

Our Chiropractor in Clayton Works With Athletes of All Skill Levels & Abilities!

It doesn't matter if you're an elite level competitor or a former couch-potato-turned fitness newbie. Anyone who participates in sport and exercise may run the risk of developing an injury at some point. Our sports injury chiropractor in Clayton, Dr. Karel Lloyd, can help you recover from a wide variety of acute and chronic conditions related to sports. Below, we're highlighting the 5 injuries we see most in our office. our chiropractor in clayton can treat your sports injuries

5 Common Sports Injuries

  1. Rotator cuff injury: repetitive overhead motion can lead to a strain or tear of the muscles around the shoulder that provide mobility and stability
  2. Epicondylitis: inflammation and irritation to the muscles that attach to the inside or outside of the elbow (also called golfer's elbow or tennis elbow, respectively)
  3. Back pain: whether caused by a muscle spasm to a joint subluxation to whiplash to a disc herniation, your neck, upper, and lower back pain can also present with stiffness and numbness, pain, and weakness in the arms or legs
  4. Patellofemoral pain syndrome: also called runner's knee, this condition leads to pain and tenderness in the knee due to wearing down of the patellar joint
  5. Plantar fasciitis: heel and foot pain can be caused by irritation to the thick band on the underside of your foot (your plantar fascia, or arch)

How Our Chiropractor in Clayton Treats Sports Injuries

If a sports injury has a sudden onset, then the main goal of chiropractic treatment will be to control inflammation, reduce pain, reduce swelling, and limit the amount of tissue damage. Our chiropractor in Clayton can achieve this through a variety of natural methods including

During the later (subacute) stages of recovery, or if you come to see us with a chronic sports injury, our focus of treatment will be on identifying hidden factors--such as postural imbalances, joint subluxations, and improper movement patterns/body mechanics--that are contributing to your symptoms. We also provide many of the same pain management services, with an emphasis on reducing scar tissue formation and restoring normal tissue mobility and strength. We achieve this through methods such as thorough postural screenings, neuro-muscular re-education, corrective exercises, rock tape, soft tissue mobilization, chiropractic adjustments, and more.

Click here to see our full list of services, and be sure to call us with questions!

Get Natural, Drug-Free & Non-Invasive Sports Injury Treatment in Clayton With Our Chiropractor

Are you looking for sports injury treatment in Clayton? Call Clayton Chiropractic today at (919) 553-2225 to schedule an appointment with our chiropractor, Dr. Karel Lloyd. He's so passionate about helping athletes recover from sports injuries that he even offers FREE initial consultations for first-time clients.

Don't let a sports injury put you on the bench forever. If you live in Clayton, Four Oaks, Wendell, Smithfield, Archer Lodge, Garner, McGee Crossroads or Selma, call now!

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