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If your running career or hobby has been sidelined due to pain, stiffness and other symptoms, you need to find out what's happening in your body, what caused it and what you can do to heal yourself of it so you can get back yourself back on track. At times like this, your best bet is an appointment with Jeffers Chiropractic & Sports Injuries. Our chiropractor, Dr. Keith Jeffers, has more than 25 years of experience as an expert in running injuries and other kinds of sports injuries. He's helped runners at every level of achievement with all types of running injuries -- and he can help you.
While it's certainly possible to sustain a traumatic injury while running (by tripping and falling, for example), most such sports injuries are related to overuse and soft tissue strain. Some causes of overuse injuries are extrinsic, having to do with external factors such as the surface you run on, your shoe quality and reactions to cold or cold weather. Other causes are intrinsic, stemming from problems with your alignment, stance, gait, leg length, joint health, conditioning and other physical variables.
Some of the more common -- and unpleasant -- running injuries include:
Our San Diego injury clinic offers natural, non-surgical, drug-free forms of running injury treatment that address not just your symptoms but also their underlying causes. The nature of the complaint often suggests an underlying biomechanical problem. for instance, both shin splints and ITBS may be caused or aggravated by overpronation of the foot, while Achilles tendonitis, which is associated with tight calf muscles, may also be related to a heel (calcaneus) misalignment or other musculoskeletal balance problem. We can administer a detailed evaluation to check for misalignment issues that might be creating multiple problems. We then administer running injury treatments such as:
Call or San Diego injury clinic at 858-452-7770 for running injury treatments that can help you enjoy your favorite sport again.
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