Sports Medicine Specialist

Sports Medicine Specialist

Chiropractor in Dunedin, Largo, Riverview and St. Petersburg, FL

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Sports Medicine services offered in Dunedin, Largo, Riverview and St. Petersburg, FL

If you’ve been injured playing sports, chiropractic sports medicine can relieve your pain and get you back in the game. At Spinal Correction Centers in Dunedin, Largo, Riverview, and St. Petersburg, Florida, highly trained chiropractor Stephen Steller, DC, and his staff offer chiropractic sports medicine treatments to improve musculoskeletal functioning and reduce pain naturally. Call the office nearest you to schedule an appointment or book one online today.

Q & A

What is chiropractic sports medicine?

Chiropractic sports medicine at Spinal Correction Centers uses an array of chiropractic treatments to manipulate bones, tendons, muscles, ligaments, and other soft tissues to restore the function of joints or other areas of your body after you’re injured playing sports or otherwise being active. 

The team at Spinal Correction Centers uses chiropractic adjustments, massage therapy, and other innovative methods to reduce persistent or severe pain naturally.

Why might I need chiropractic sports medicine?

Common sports injuries that can benefit from chiropractic sports medicine include:

  • Fractures and dislocations
  • Sprains and strains
  • ACL and MCL tears
  • Other knee injuries
  • Ankle injuries
  • Shoulder injuries, such as torn rotator cuff
  • Whiplash 
  • Tendinitis
  • Joint inflammation
  • Shin splints
  • Impingement
  • Muscle or tendon injuries

If your sports injury isn’t improving despite at-home care, schedule an evaluation with a chiropractor at Spinal Correction Centers.

What symptoms are common to sports injuries?

The symptoms you could encounter as a result of your sports injury include:

  • Severe or ongoing pain
  • Radiating pain
  • Numbness
  • Tingling
  • Burning
  • Swelling
  • Stiffness
  • Reduced range of motion
  • Limited mobility
  • Bruising
  • Redness
  • Warmth
  • Weakness
  • Visible tissue deformities
  • Reduced ability to bear weight on joints
  • Back, neck, or joint pain

The Spinal Correction Centers providers are highly trained in chiropractic sports medicine. They can treat a range of common sports injuries to relieve pain and restore function without surgery or addictive medicines.

How do you diagnose sports injuries?

To determine which type of sports injury you have and establish the most appropriate treatment plan, the experts at Spinal Correction Centers review your medical history, symptoms, accident history, and lifestyle habits.

They check your vital signs, complete a physical exam, and could recommend blood tests, nerve tests, X-rays, CT scans, MRIs, or other imaging procedures.

What are common chiropractic sports medicine treatments?

The sports medicine treatments available at Spinal Correction Centers include chiropractic adjustments, massage therapy, RockTape, spinal decompression, structural correction, and functional rehabilitation. 

Your provider can manipulate musculoskeletal tissues to improve their structure and function. They provide manipulation under anesthesia if you prefer. You may need a series of chiropractic treatments to achieve long-lasting correction/ pain relief, heal faster, and get back to your active lifestyle. 

To learn more about chiropractic sports medicine at Spinal Correction Centers, call the office nearest you or schedule an appointment online today.