Injury RehabilitationSunrise, FL
What is injury rehabilitation?
Injury rehabilitation is a term used to refer to the process of restoring one’s strength, flexibility and endurance after they have received an injury. While many people can be injured when playing sports, injuries can also be incurred in the workplace, during an auto accident and by falling down. While it is possible for some injuries to heal on their own, someone who is injured will typically need to seek professional assistance to provide them with the injury rehabilitation services that they need to get better.
Common symptoms that come with injuries
When someone is injured, their body will respond in a few different ways, which is dependent on the type and severity of the injury.
Common symptoms that are a result of an injury:
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When to seek help
An injury that is severe or life-threatening requires an emergency trip to the hospital. An injury that is not considered to be severe or life-threatening but is getting in the way of one’s ability to properly function should be seen by a medical professional within 72 hours of the injury happening. If the injury is not preventing someone from performing their everyday functions yet is still causing them discomfort or pain after a couple of weeks, they should make an appointment with a medical professional for a proper evaluation of their injury.
How a chiropractor can treat injuries
A chiropractor treats injuries using a noninvasive and drug-free platform, a reason many people who have been injured choose this alternative treatment option. A chiropractor's approach to treating injuries will not only address the injury itself, but it also will help improve one’s overall health. This whole-body approach is often preferred because it focuses on improving the flexibility that allows for an increase in range of motion, which is going to promote a faster healing time. The ability for someone to heal fully and faster by using chiropractic services not only offers physical benefits but mental benefits as well.
Common treatment options that chiropractors use to treat injuries:
How injury rehabilitation can improve quality of life
The goal of injury rehabilitation is two-fold. The first goal is to help the person injured fully heal from their injury so they can once again function just like they used to. The second goal is to do everything possible to ensure that the same type of injury does not happen to them again, which includes strengthening the injured area in a way that helps them avoid future injuries.
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