What is a Strain or Sprain?
Sprains relate to the ligaments, which are the thick bands that keep bones together. From your elbows and wrists, to your knees, ankles and feet, these areas of your body are most vulnerable.
A strain is when a stretch or tear occurs to a tendon, a strain may be excruciatingly painful. Swelling, bruising and limited range of motion will indicate a sprain/strain.
Our chiropractors can determine if you have a strain or sprain, as well as finding the best solution to help you heal quickly.
Chiropractic Treatments for Strains & Sprains
At Eastside Chiropractic sprain and strain healing techniques may include a number of measures, from ultrasound to electric stimulation; ice, massage, or a combination of other recommended methods as the healing goes through its due course.
Using a chiropractor can also help to improve the range of motion, while decreasing scar tissue. Over time, we can use strategies to continue strengthening those damaged areas.
It is important to note that a strain may also involve treating other parts of the body, such as the lower back, hips, pelvis, neck or any stems from which the sprain or strained injury is closely connected. This will also help you to return back to normal quickl