Who Should see a Chiropractor?
Are athletics a big part of your life? Have you ever experienced injuries or discomfort from playing sports?
If so, it may be time for you to consider chiropractic care. With regular treatments, you can experience pain relief, improved performance, and many other benefits, too!
Want to learn more? You're in the right place.
Any athlete, young or old, professional, collegiate, high school or recreational, can benefit from chiropractic care. These treatments can also help people who are not in the professional world of athletics but enjoy recreational sports.
After all, constant and intense physical activity can damage the body at any level. This wear and tear require regular treatment and maintenance. So, whether you're suffering from pain, or just want to up your game, sports chiropractic is a great option for you.
In fact, many athletes consider chiropractic treatments to be their secret weapon. It gives them an advantage over their competition. Every team in the NFL has a chiropractor on staff who treats and cares for the players on the team.
Chiropractors may also incorporate other treatment methods to relieve pain such as Deep Tissue Laser Therapy, ice, heat, or electrical stimulation. Be sure to discuss all your symptoms with Dr. Miller for him to consider all treatment options.
In addition to treating injuries, Dr. Miller can also help you prevent injuries from occurring. Before beginning an exercise regimen or a sport, it’s recommended that athletes get evaluated by a chiropractor. Dr. Miller can check your muscles and spine to detect imbalance and alleviate tension so that the body can work naturally rather than be prone to injury.
Your First Visit
Your first appointment will be no different from the usual chiropractic consultation and evaluation. You will be asked specific questions related to your sport or even to demonstrate some movements. Your diagnosis and treatment plan will be discussed in the usual way.
Treatment will be done through specially designed chiropractic therapeutic wellness stretches, and techniques and combined with a more specific exercise-based program in the Miller-Whitmer Family Chiropractic & Wellness Center gym. The aim is to return to full physical activity.
As we know, Chiropractic care enhances the body’s range of motion and prevents injuries. Because of this, athletes may notice a marked difference in their performance quality. When an athlete’s body is properly aligned and free from pain it can reach its full potential.
Dr. Steven Miller, D.C. is highly trained, qualified, and experienced in the assessment and treatment of soft tissue injuries, with award-winning knowledge of biomechanics, tissue pathology and healing. Dr. Miller does a thorough assessment, treatment and rehabilitation for all musculoskeletal injuries.
For complaints including:
Overuse injuries and stress fractures
Muscle tears, tendon and ligament sprains
Knee, ankle and foot injuries
Shoulder injuries, tennis/golfer elbow, hand and wrist pain
Long Beach High School’s Chiropractor
Dr. Steven Miller lettered in both Highschool Football and Soccer for Long Beach High School. Dr. Miller then went on to play both football and soccer at the collegiate level, Now Dr. Miller volunteers his chiropractic services as the team chiropractor for the last four years to assist the Long Beach High Schools Boys Football and Soccer and Girls Soccer teams. Working not only with these young athletes in the office but on the fields and in the gyms before, during and after the games.