Sports Injuries

Our chiropractors in Gloucester are skilled in treating a variety of issues resulting from sports injuries. These include joint pain, aches, sprains, cramps, cervicogenic headaches, rotator cuff injuries, shoulder issues, plantar fasciitis, elbow pain, and tennis elbow.

Continuing to compete with an injury or attempting to manage pain with painkillers can be harmful and may cause further damage to joints, ligaments, and muscles. It’s crucial, especially in competitive environments in Gloucester, to address injuries properly to avoid exacerbating the condition.

In Gloucester, many active individuals routinely consult with qualified Sports Chiropractors for the diagnosis and treatment of injuries, as well as for injury prevention and insights into recurring injuries. Our specialist Chiropractors in Gloucester excel in enhancing athletes’ overall performance, collaborating closely with both athletes and their coaches to maximize their physical capabilities. Most professional teams, athletes, and motor racing teams now recognize the value of employing Sports Chiropractors for injury prevention. The sports community, particularly in Gloucester, is increasingly acknowledging the high standard of diagnosis, treatment, and injury prevention that specialist Sports Chiropractors offer.

Common Symptoms of Sports Injuries That We Treat at Our Clinic In Gloucester

  • Lower back pain or lumbago
  • Mechanical neck pain
  • Muscle spasm and cramp
  • Knee and hip injuries
  • Tennis elbow / Golfers elbow
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Shoulder / rotator cuff strains
  • Soft tissue shoulder problems
  • Sciatica
  • Wrist sprains

  • Trapped nerves
  • Ankle sprains
  • Achilles strains
  • Spinal disc damage
  • Headaches
  • Pelvic joint sprains
  • ITB injuries
  • “Shin splints”
  • Intercostal muscle strains
  • AC joint injuries

Sports injuries in Gloucester can occur from various causes like knocks, falls, inadequate warm-ups, poor technique, or overexertion. These injuries can impact muscles, bones, tendons, ligaments, and nerves. We frequently treat common, often minor sports injuries such as strains, sprains, back pain, hamstring injuries, heel pain, and knee pain, including knee ligament damage. The symptoms of sports injuries can include pain, inflammation, swelling, bruising, and difficulty moving certain muscles, joints, or body parts.

Sports Injuries and Chiropractic Care in Gloucester

Chiropractic treatment is highly effective in addressing various symptoms of sports injuries. Our aim is to restore optimal joint motion and flexibility, improve muscle function, enhance overall control and coordination, and support the development and maintenance of muscle strength. At our Gloucester-based clinic, Sports Chiropractors also focus on your approach to sports both before and after participation, incorporating crucial aspects like warm-ups, cool-downs, in-game techniques, injury education, off-season rehabilitation, and other performance-enhancing factors.

All our Chiropractors are accredited by the British Chiropractic Sports Council. Simon Rose, a Certified Chiropractic Extremities Practitioner, offers detailed gait analyses and custom orthotics. Danny Adams, unique in South West, holds the qualification to treat injuries at major international sporting events, including the Olympic and World Games.

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