Sports Injury Treatment in Fresno, CA
Dr. Brooke Bargamian: Fresno Family Wellness Group

Sports Injury Treatment in Fresno, CA

Sports Injury Treatment in Fresno, CA: Athletes understand the numerous demands of participating in a sport. Putting your body through these activities, such as running, jumping or tackling, can result in painful tears, sprains and strains. Seeing a chiropractor can help athletes heal faster after suffering a sports injury and can prevent them.

Sports injuries can limit performance and cause pain:

The main reasons athletes suffer sports injuries include forceful impacts, repetitive motions, over-training and failure to warm up properly. This can happen in countless ways, depending on what activity you are doing or what sport you are playing in. It is important to take precautionary measures, but sometimes injuries can happen to the most physically active and experienced people. Often these conditions are a result of injuries suffered years or even decades ago that did not heal properly.

Children and teens tend to ignore what seem to be small injuries when they are active. But if an injury is left untreated, this can lead to chronic pain in other areas, that may not even be directly related to the focal point of the injury, such the knees, hips, back and neck. Many sports injuries are insufficiently treated or allowed to rest and heal, increasing the odds that they will cause chronic pain later in life. This can lead to pain, frustration and a decrease in athletic abilities.

Sports or training injuries can cause the following symptoms:

  • Swelling
  • Burning, dull pain
  • Headaches
  • Muscle Pains
  • Inflammation
  • Muscle Spasms

Sports injuries can cause further injuries if left untreated:

Although many people think that chiropractic is solely limited to the spine, Dr. Bargamian treats and helps prevent injuries of the neck, back, shoulders, knees and ankles. When the spine is perfectly aligned, this can alleviate tension in the body, decreases inflammation and allows the nervous system to function optimally.

When the spine is aligned, vital nutrients, water and body can travel throughout the body easily. It can also increase the immune system, which is ideal for anyone with a busy and active lifestyle. This allows the body to function better and become less susceptible to injury.

Dr. Bargamian can help athletes by relieving their pain and helping them heal faster after an injury. Many athletes try to mask pain with medication, but this can lead to further risk and damage to the body. At Fresno Family Wellness Group, Dr. Bargamian will perform a full evaluation. Dr. Bargamian will construct a customized treatment plan to get you feeling your best and back to doing what you love.

The Graston Technique and RockTape are available for your sports injury treatment for soft tissue damage:

Dr. Bargamian is certified in the Graston Technique. This technique is amazing in treating soft tissue injuries to help the body heal correctly and more effectively after an injury. Athletes are prone to soft tissue damage and the Graston Technique can help reduce pain and promote healing. Dr. Bargamian has been an athlete for most of her life and understands how to naturally treat athletic injuries.

The Graston Technique can provide these benefits:

  • Breaks down the scar tissue and fascia restrictions after trauma to soft tissue.
  • Stretches the connective tissue to rearrange the structure of the soft tissue.
  • Promotes a better healing environment after injury.

We also provide and apply RockTape to patients. RockTape is a heat activated, self adhesive, water resistant tape that can help with postural issues, maintain proper circulation, decrease inflammation and takes tension off of irritated joints.

Optimize athletic ability with chiropractic care

Dr. Bargamian works with patients to develop a personalized treatment plan to help them recover from an injury and to optimize athletic performance. Call today at (559) 478-4583 to schedule a consultation!

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