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Posted on 10-25-2018

Child Sports Injuries Treatment

Children who participate in sports face the risk of injury. The type of injuries that they might suffer depends on a variety of factors. It might surprise some parents to know that chiropractic care can help to address many of these injuries. Dr. Anna Bolz and Timothy Bolz can help to treat common injuries that children might suffer. They are also willing to help children and their parents learn how to help prevent them. In fact, a comprehensive chiropractic care plan can greatly benefit student-athletes.

boy on top of dad's shoulders

Overuse injuries

During practices and games, children have a high chance of getting injured since their bodies are sometimes pushed to the limit. This can lead to muscle strains, sprains, tears, and fatigue. While most of these will require rest, ice, compression and elevation, chiropractic care will likely help the child to heal.

Impact injuries

Falls and impacts during the course of sports can have a negative effect on the child’s body. These incidents can all cause the spine to become misaligned, which can lead to a host of problems such as back pain, headaches, and other discomforts. Chiropractic spinal manipulation can address these types of injuries and assist the healing process.

Injury prevention

Chiropractic adjustments can help to improve range of motion and performance in many sports. This can help to prevent injuries before they occur. Our chiropractors will work with you and your children to ensure that they are getting the care they need.

Chiropractic care for children

Some parents worry about the effects of chiropractic care for children. When Dr. Bolz does adjustments on children, not too much force is used. These are very gentle movements that are appropriate for the child’s body. Children won’t feel any pain during this process and many look forward to returning trips to the chiropractor.

Contact us for an appointment

Our chiropractors at Bolz Chiropractic are ready to help you address the body mechanics issues that come with your children playing sports. Give us a call at 785-272-2090 to schedule your child’s appointment right away!

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