Sports Injury

Chiropractic care is an excellent treatment modality for sports injuries and preventative maintenance. Whether you are a professional athlete or a weekend warrior, Dr. Robert Wainer at Bowman Chiropractic Center in Arlington, VA, is an expert who utilizes the most advanced treatments and education to provide outstanding care to help you improve recovery time and maximize peak athletic performance.

Individuals who play sports competitively or regularly are at risk for a number of injuries from overuse or acute incidents. A sports chiropractor is an expert who will analyze the cause of the injury and recommend an individualized treatment plan that will help foster healing and improve the overall health of the body. Dr. Wainer in Arlington, VA, has over two decades of experience treating patients with a ‘whole person approach’ and frequently works with patients as a sports chiropractor. Utilizing the latest research in chiropractic care and sports medicine, Dr. Wainer will design a specific treatment plan that can help heal injuries, improve flexibility and range of motion, and increase sports performance. Common treatments for sports include spinal adjustments and manipulation, Electrical Stimulation Therapy, Cold Laser, Ultrasound, and massage.

  • Spinal adjustments and manipulation work on improving the alignment of the spine and the entire musculoskeletal system. Spinal health is imperative for living a healthy and pain-free life. Spinal adjustments include manipulation of specific parts of the body such as the back, neck, and shoulders to create optimal alignment of the spine. Spinal adjustments can reduce pressure on the nerves and help facilitate improvement of the body’s circulatory system.
  • Electrical Stimulation Therapy modalities utilize electrical current to stimulate the muscle or soft tissue and can help improve injuries and stiffness in the joints, reduce inflammation, relieve pain, and enhance the body’s natural healing process through the stimulation of healing hormones.
  • Cold Laser Therapy utilizes a low-spectrum laser light to treat a wide variety of ailments by increasing cellular energy, improving blood flow, and facilitating the repair of damaged tissues.
  • Ultrasound uses high-frequency sound waves to help break down scar tissue, increase blood flow, and relax tissues.

If you have experienced a sports-related injury and are interested in utilizing a qualified sports chiropractor to help facilitate wellness and optimal performance, contact Dr. Wainer at Bowman Chiropractic Center. Dr. Wainer can help address both acute and chronic injuries and can help you on your journey to healing and maximize your sports potential! Contact Bowman Chiropractic Center for an appointment today. (703) 528-2726.

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