Sports Medicine

Your SW Calgary Choice for Sports Medicine Treatment

Many musculoskeletal complaints arise from injuries sustained in sports, and Chiropractical is here to help! Chiropractical has a long history of treating recreational and professional athletes, as well as any patient injured because of or during their sports activities. We are pleased to offer sports medicine options, to get you back to optimum levels of fitness.

What is Sports Medicine?

Sports medicine or sports therapy is specifically concerned with the prevention of injury and the rehabilitation of the patient back to optimum levels of functional, occupational, and sports specific fitness. Whether you’re a recreational or competitive athlete, training for Marathons, CrossFit Games, or just the physicality of the daily grind, we will work closely with your coaches, your training program, or just your personal goals to get you back to your sport and your life, as soon as possible, both safely and to the best of your abilities.

Sports Medicine Therapy | Chiropractical | SW Calgary | Chiropractor
Sports Medicine Therapy | Chiropractical | SW Calgary | Chiropractor

What Methods Are Utilized in Sports Therapy?

Sports Therapy utilizes the principles of exercise sciences to prepare the individual for training, competition, and/or work and life. Our practitioners incorporate many things into their treatment plans:

  • Sports and exercise principles to optimize performance and injury prevention programs
  • Immediate care of injuries
  • Assessment, treatment, and, where appropriate, referral to a specialist
  • Planning and implementing appropriate rehabilitation programs

What are Some Symptoms of a Sports Injury?

  • Swelling
  • Burning, dull pain
  • Headaches
  • Muscle pains
  • Inflammation
  • Muscle spasm
Sports Medicine Therapy | Chiropractical | SW Calgary | Chiropractor
Sports Medicine | Chiropractical | SW Calgary | Chiropractor

What are Some Types of Sports Injuries and Conditions?

Depending on what type of sport you play, or what particular activity led to the injury, injuries themselves will vary. Common injuries include:

  • Shoulder impingement, rotator cuff tendinitis, shoulder dislocations, AC sprains
  • Neck injuries
  • Pinched nerves
  • Bicep tendonitis/tears
  • Muscle strains, sprains, and cramps
  • Elbow pain and tendonitis (ie. tennis and golfer’s elbow)
  • Hip flexor tendonitis, abductor tendonitis, bursitis, snapping hip syndrome, labral tears
  • Runner’s knee (patellofemoral pain), IT band syndrome, meniscal tears, cartilage injuries, ligament injuries
  • Shin splints
  • Sprained or twisted ankles
  • Achilles tendon injuries
  • Stress fractures
  • Orthopedic Surgery Triaging

Our dedicated Chiropractical team is here to assess, diagnose, and manage any sports-related injuries and help you get back in shape and ready for the next big competition or goal.

Let Chiropractical help you deal with your physical fitness and the treatment and prevention of injuries related to sports and exercise.

Call Chiropractical at (403) 253-4422 to book your Sports Therapy appointment today!

Chiropractical offers treatment styles such as Diversified, Activator, Active Release Therapy, Thompson Drop Table, Torque Release, KST & Webster Techniques.