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Effective Integrative Healthcare Treats Sprains and Strains

Patients in Maryland who are suffering from sprains or strains visit Effective Integrative Healthcare for treatment and pain relief. Such injuries can result in nagging pains and restricted mobility, making it difficult to complete everyday tasks. Our team of specialists uses a holistic, integrative approach to treating sprains and strains that provides short-term relief as well as long-term overall health benefits. The medical professionals at Effective Integrative Healthcare are committed to delivering unrivaled treatment with benefits that extend far beyond the sprains and strains that we are addressing. If a sprain or strain is limiting your ability to do the things you enjoy or complete work tasks, give us a call. We will determine a chiropractic course of action that will help restore normalcy and alleviate your ailments.

Understanding Sprains and Strains

Sprains and strains are painful injuries that involve tears or stretches to ligaments and tissues. Sprains affect bands of tissue that connect two bones, while strains affect muscles or bands of tissue that connect a muscle to a bone. Each is often compounded by severe stress to a joint. The body parts most susceptible to sprains or strains include ankles, knees, wrists, and thumbs. These injuries can occur as a result of walking on uneven surfaces, landing awkwardly or falling, pivoting sharply, or various other scenarios involving uninviting environmental conditions, fatigue, and inadequate equipment. In addition to pain, sprains and strains can cause inflammation and sometimes bruising in the affected area. If left untreated, the injury can worsen, making it more difficult to move. But chiropractic care from Effective Integrative Healthcare can mitigate the issue and help you return to normal activities quickly.

Benefits of Chiropractic Care for Sprains and Strains

Individuals who suffer from sprains and strains rely on chiropractic care for quick pain relief, but its benefits do not stop there. An effective, integrative approach to treatment for sprains and strains will also strengthen the areas surrounding the injury site. Because sprains and strains involve the stretching or tearing of ligaments and tissues, sufferers are vulnerable to more injuries in the future. The tissues weaken with every injury, so the likelihood of additional sprains and strains increases every time. But chiropractic care can help reinforce or support those tissues to decrease the chances of future injury. The experts at Effective Integrative Healthcare are happy to provide each of our patients with quick, long-lasting relief.

Treatment Options for Sprains and Strains

The goals of Effective Integrative Healthcare’s professionals as they relate to sprains and strains include quick relief from pain and prevention from future injuries. To help ensure we accomplish both objectives, we utilize an integrative approach to treatment that may comprise several therapies and methods. Our treatment plans may include:

  • Chiropractic Care – Our team of chiropractors can manipulate areas affected by sprains or strains to reduce pain, improve or restore motion, and decrease protective muscle spasms.
  • Massage Therapy – The massage therapists at Effective Integrative Healthcare can improve blood circulation while increasing flexibility and mobility to shorten recovery time and reduce pain.
  • Acupuncture – An ancient practice designed to promote healing, acupuncture involves strategically placing medical-grade needles into patients’ bodies to enhance blood flow and release pain-reducing hormones.
  • Physical Therapy – We can help sprain or strain sufferers train their bodies to move in ways that reduce the chance of injury recurrence. Physical therapy also helps improve balance and range of motion and serves as a progressive healing measure.
  • Trigger Point Injections – By injecting an anti-inflammatory drug called Sarapin into patients’ trigger points, we can relieve tension in muscles and tissues.

Seek Treatment from Effective Integrative Healthcare Today

Individuals who suffer sprains or strains must deal with the initial pain – which can be minor or significantly impact their ability to complete routine tasks – but must also worry about future issues. Most people who endure a sprain or strain must deal with multiple recurrences over their lifetimes. But Effective Integrative Healthcare can address both concerns. We use a holistic, integrative approach to treatment that provides pain relief while also strengthening the affected areas. Our team centers each treatment plan around the four phases of care – relief, corrective, strengthening, and wellness. By keeping each of these elements top of mind, we can alleviate pain and help ensure long-lasting health and wellness. If you need treatment for a sprain or strain, request a free consultation at one of our Maryland offices. We will evaluate you and determine a course of action that best suits your injury. Contact us today to get started.

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