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Sports Chiropractic in Milford

man lifting weightsDr. Palmer has played sports for her entire life and continues to do so today. Fitness and exercise has always been an important part of her life. She has suffered many injuries including ankle sprains, dislocated shoulders (many times), concussions, whiplash, neck and back injuries. Chiropractic care has helped her heal from all of them. This fueled her passion to do further treatment with athletes of all abilities.

Dr. Palmer was the Chiropractor for the Boston Breakers professional women’s soccer team for their inaugural season and the three years following. Her first degree is a Bachelor of science degree in Human kinetics, she also has special training in extremity adjusting, myofascial release techniques, soft tissue mobilization, reiki, cranial sacral and stabilization protocols. She uses phototherapy and other techniques to reduce inflammation and promote healing in conjunction with chiropractic care. Dr. Palmer works with acupuncturists, massage therapists, physical therapists, occupational therapists, orthopedists, trainers, coaches and other practitioners in the area to assure the highest level of care for every athlete.

How Can a Chiropractor Help with a Sport Injury?

Chiropractic care can help with a multitude of sports injuries such as, tendonitis, sprains, strains, back and neck pain just to name a few.

The goal is to help reduce inflammation, enhance joint function and reduce pain.

It will also help improve range of motion, minimize recovery time, and maximize athletic performance.

Chiropractic care is used to treat and help prevent injuries to the back, neck, shoulders, knees, and ankles.

As an athlete, whether you participate in sports that require any physical demand such as, running, jumping, lifting, and tackling you are putting your body under tremendous amounts of stress. Being an athlete is very demanding and requires many hours per week of high intensity training.

It is very common for these activities to result in painful sprains, strain, tears or even broken bones. Obtaining an injury may affect your performance, limit your playing time and significantly impact your personal life. Not only can Chiropractic Care can help you if you have suffered from a Sport Injury, but it can also help to prevent them for happening.

Chiropractic care will also help prevent injuries from happening. It is recommended for athletes to be evaluated by a chiropractor before beginning any exercise routine or sport. They will be able to check your spine and muscles to determine if there are any imbalances, and they can alleviate any tension so your body can work naturally instead of being prone to a sports injury. Contact us today!

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