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There are a variety of situations that bring people in to see a chiropractor. Some develop aches and pains due to the natural aging process. Some have painful medical conditions such as arthritis. Some head to a chiropractor after a car accident. While all these reasons are valid for seeing a chiropractor, what some people really need is a sports chiropractor in San Diego.
If you are looking for a San Diego Sports Chiropractor, it's a good idea to find a chiropractor who is experienced in his own athletic pursuits as well as those of his patients. At The Running Doctor in San Diego, Dr. Keith Jeffers is a dedicated chiropractor for athletes who has a long history of sports participation himself, especially running. With this first-hand experience, Dr. Jeffers is able to bring a unique understanding as he helps to treat sports injuries and advises patients on injury prevention methods and tools available.
Among the most popular tools used to treat injuries and to help athletes limit and prevent injuries is Kinesio taping in San Diego. Kinesio tape is an elastic adhesive tape that is both water resistant and hypoallergenic and is widely used by athletes at all levels to help maintain muscle function by relaxing and stimulating the muscles as needed. In some cases, athletes will wear Kinesio taping for days at a time in order to help with healing and prevent further injuries.
Because of its ability to boost the body's ability to heal itself, Kinesio taping for sports rehabilitation has become more and more popular. There are several different ways a San Diego sports chiropractor can apply Kinesio tape in order to provide stability and support for joints and muscles without restricting range of motion.
When applied correctly by a qualified sports chiropractor in San Diego, such as Dr. Jeffers, Kinesio taping for athletes serves as a tool for soft tissue manipulation and can enhance the effectiveness of manual adjustments administered at the clinic. While the tape is in place, the athlete's neuromuscular system becomes re-educated, resulting in benefits such as reduced inflammation, better circulation, and a smoother healing process.
At The Running Doctor in San Diego, Dr. Keith Jeffers treats both sports related and other injuries for patients throughout San Diego and surrounding areas, as well as ongoing conditions such as fibromyalgia and arthritis. Whether an athlete or not, your specific needs will be assessed to find the best treatment and prevention methods. To schedule an appointment contact us at 858-452-7770.
New patients receive FREE phone consultation.