Sports Injuries

If you’re actively engaged in sports activities, it’s likely that injuries will occur; nonetheless, our goal is to give you latest scientific evidence on preventing injuries as well as options for different courses of treatment, including self treatment. The links below will provide you with an outline of several common sports injuries.

Disclaimer: Nothing on this website should be taken as medical advice; it is simply a resource to help you understand your injury and is written for educational purposes. Dr. Cerami and his affiliates do not assume any responsibility for injury and/or damage to persons or property resulting from use of this material. Consulting a physician is recommended before starting any training or treatment program.

6 Things to Consider Before Scheduling an Appointment:

  1. Understand what has happened.
    • Acute injuries need attention immediately.
    • Chronic or continued pain that’s not new can be handled slower.
  2. Is it serious?
    • Don’t over or underestimate the problem. A rolled ankle IS something we can deal with immediately in the office even though many people assume it will take weeks to heal.
    • Be honest with yourself. Acknowledging pain is not admitting defeat.
    • Remember that procrastination IS a decision to delay the solution.
  3. What time frame are you working with?
    • If you have an important event coming up, have a 24-48 hour plan for treatment.
    • If you are in the off season, you have more time to experiment with self-treatment
  4. If it is a new injury and you want to observe it for a bit, use these three measuring tools:
    • Frequency of pain.
    • Intensity of pain.
    • Duration of pain.
  5. Can you self-treat the problem?
    • Do your research and see if there is something simple you can try to resolve the problem.
    • Set a time frame for resolution of the problem.
    • If you can’t solve the issue on your own, seek professional advice.
  6. If you need an expert, choose a provider that matches your philosophy
    • If you are only concerned about a quick fix, pick a solution that matches that goal.
    • If you want long term resolution, be prepared to modify your schedule temporarily.
    • Ask questions and work with your physician to come up with a solution that matches your needs.

How We Treat Symptoms and Injuries

Pain, symptoms and injuries usually have a few common contributing factors that we focus on.

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Neurological Distortions, Subluxations,
“Short Circuits”

– Treated with chiropractic adjustments and Cold Laser Therapy

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Biomechanical Misalignments

– Treated with chiropractic adjustments, soft tissue manipulation, taping, inserts

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Muscle Imbalances and Inhibition

– Treated with Advanced Muscle Integration Technique (AMIT)

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Inflammation and Pain

– Treated with Frequency Specific Microcurrent (FSM) and Laser Therapy

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Rehabilitation and Prevention

– Exercise and rehabilitation program

– Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (HBOT)

Have More Questions About Sports Injury Treatment?

Click the button below to view our interactive Treatment Progress Guide. It explains our approach to the process of sports injury treatment — from intake to recovery.

See Our Treatment Guide