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Kare Clinic Chiropractic & Rehab

Football Strains and Sprains

Kare Clinic’s¬†understanding and highly trained chiropractors know muscle sprains and strains are extremely common football injuries. It’s obvious where these injuries come from, even with the protection of football pads, mouth gear, and helmets. All of the common activities involved in football such as tackles, falls, pushes, and grabs can result sprains, strains or even breaks.

When a muscle is strained, the muscle is stretched too far. Less severe strains pull the muscle beyond their normal excursion. More severe strains tear the muscle fibers, and can even cause a complete tear of the muscle. Most commonly, groin pulls are minor tears of some muscle fibers, but the bulk of the muscle tissue remains intact.

Many of the less traumatic injuries that sideline many players can be fixed if treated properly. Our chiropractors use gentle, specific manipulation and adjustment techniques to free stiff joints, restore normal movement and remove spinal irritation. Our chiropractors at Kare Clinic may also use modalities such as ultrasound and interferential treatment.