Swimming is an excellent low-impact exercise that has numerous health benefits. However, the repetitive motions involved in swimming can lead to several injuries, especially in the spine, shoulders, and hips. Chiropractors specialize in the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of musculoskeletal disorders, including those that affect swimmers.
This is where chiropractic care comes in. Chiropractors are highly trained professionals specializing in diagnosing, treating, and preventing musculoskeletal disorders, including those affecting swimmers. At Lotus Chiropractic Care, we understand the unique needs of swimmers and can provide you with the care you need.
Swimming involves a lot of spinal rotation, which can cause misalignments in the spine.
These misalignments, also known as subluxations, can interfere with the proper functioning of the nervous system, leading to various health issues. Chiropractic adjustments can help correct these subluxations, reducing pain, improving range of motion, and enhancing overall performance.
Chiropractors use a variety of techniques to correct subluxations, including spinal adjustments, spinal decompression, and soft tissue therapy.
These techniques are safe, non-invasive, and highly effective and can help swimmers recover from injuries, prevent future injuries, and improve overall health and well-being.
Dr. Tanvi Desai uses gentle chiropractic techniques, such as Activator Method, to address these issues.
Swimming also puts a lot of stress on the shoulders, which can cause a variety of injuries, including rotator cuff tears, shoulder impingement, and bursitis.
Chiropractors can help swimmers recover from these injuries and prevent them from happening in the first place by using techniques such as shoulder adjustments, soft tissue therapy, and exercises to strengthen the muscles around the shoulder joint.
Shoulder adjustments involve gently manipulating the shoulder joint to improve the range of motion, reduce pain, and promote healing.
Soft tissue therapy, such as massage and myofascial release, can also help reduce pain and inflammation in the shoulder joint, while exercises can help strengthen the muscles around the joint, which can prevent future injuries.
Swimming also involves a lot of hip rotation, which can cause misalignments in the hip joint. These misalignments can lead to pain, reduced range of motion, and reduced performance. Chiropractic adjustments can help correct these misalignments, reducing pain, improving range of motion, and enhancing overall performance.
Hip adjustments involve gently manipulating the hip joint to improve the range of motion, reduce pain, and promote healing. Soft tissue therapy, such as massage and myofascial release, can also help reduce pain and inflammation in the hip joint, while exercises can help strengthen the muscles around the joint, which can prevent future injuries.
Swimmers should visit a chiropractor regularly to prevent injuries and improve overall performance. However, there are times when a visit to the chiropractor is especially important.
Swimmers should visit a chiropractor if they experience any pain or discomfort in the spine, shoulders, or hips or if they have suffered an injury while swimming.
Chiropractors can help diagnose the problem and develop a treatment plan to promote healing and prevent future injuries.
Chiropractic care can be highly beneficial for swimmers, whether they are recreational or professional athletes. By correcting spinal misalignments, shoulder injuries, and hip misalignments, chiropractors can help swimmers recover from injuries, prevent future injuries, and improve overall performance.
If you are a swimmer looking to enhance your health and well-being, consider incorporating chiropractic care into your routine and visit a chiropractor regularly.
Dr. Tanvi will take the time to learn about the conditions impacting your body. She will help ensure you are able to continue to swim safely and work out.
At Lotus Chiropractic Care, we serve residents of Dunwoody and surrounding areas from our office on Mt. Vernon Rd, Dunwoody, Georgia.
Schedule an appointment online, or call us at (470) 719-9530.