Aaron Chiropractic Clinic Cares for Fort Wayne Athletes of All Levels who have Back Pain

Fort Wayne athletes – young and older alike – loathe being sidelined from their sports. Aaron Chiropractic Clinic understands this! Aaron Chiropractic Clinic offers individualized, effective Fort Wayne chiropractic treatment plans to get athletes experiencing back pain to their activities with more knowledge of prevention and rehabilitation tips to avoid future back pain and keep participating in what they love to do.

YOUTH ATHLETES, THEIR SPORTS, AND SPONDYLOLYSIS BACK PAIN

Back pain may affect young athletes in a variety of sports. Researchers propose that the young person or adolescent with low back pain and back muscle spasm should be followed closely for increased risk of pars interarticularis fracture associated with spondylolisthesis and spondylolysis. (1) In a new study of 1025 adolescent athletes with low back pain, 30% of them was affected by spondylolysis. By sport, males’ top 3 sports with higher risk were baseball (54%), soccer (48%), and hockey (44%). Females’ top 3 sports were gymnastics (34%), marching band (31%), and softball (30%). Geography and level of athletic prowess may significantly influence the risk of spondylolysis in athletes. (2) This tells Aaron Chiropractic Clinic that athletes of all ages and all sports warrant attention when experiencing Fort Wayne back pain.

MOTIONS INFLUENCING SPONDYLOLYSIS

Fort Wayne back pain sufferers frequently comment that their back pain came on after a particular really non-hurtful move. That’s not uncommon! Past research studies usually pointed to repetitive motion of the lumbar spine into extension, rotation or a combination of these as important risk factors for spondylolysis. Such motions were noted in practicing baseball batting/pitching, soccer shooting, and volleyball spiking. Running track and field don’t demand such motions, yet running athletes are diagnosed with spondylolysis prompting researchers to determine why. They discovered that the spinopelvic angles of running athletes are like those of the above sports’ athletes, making them vulnerable to mechanical stress on the pars interarticularis, too, leading to spondylolysis. (3) Aaron Chiropractic Clinic helps Fort Wayne back pain sufferers, athletes and non-athletes alike.

GLUCOSAMINE SUPPLEMENTATION BENEFITS FOR ALL

A new article explained that endurance athletes has intense joint-loading preceding cartilage metabolism and type II collagen degradation. In soccer and rugby players, the type II collagen degradation was elevated signifying enhanced cartilage metabolism compared to that of non-athletes while type II collagen synthesis was almost the same. Glucosamine – a type II collagen – delivered a chondroprotective action on osteoarthritis by blocking type II collagen degradation. (4) Aaron Chiropractic Clinic has more info on glucosamine and chondroitin supplementation benefits for your spine and joints whether you’re an athlete or not!

CONTACT Aaron Chiropractic Clinic

Listen to this PODCAST with Dr. Patricia Estrada on The Back Doctors Podcast with Dr. Michael Johnson. Dr. Estrada shares how chiropractic care impacts the collegiate athlete in his/her sport.

Schedule a Fort Wayne chiropractic appointment for yourself and/or your favorite athlete. Chiropractic care may incorporate preventative care with spinal manipulation, supplementation and specific exercise as well as rehabilitative care with the same. Aaron Chiropractic Clinic makes great effort to get our Fort Wayne athletes off the sideline and back into the game as quickly and healthy as possible.

Aaron Chiropractic Clinic treats athletes of all levels and all ages who have back pain using spinal manipulation, nutrition and specific exercise.
 
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