Sports Injuries

Don’t Let a Sports Injury Bench You for Too Long

Sports injuries can be complex, painful, and long-lasting. Indeed, some sports injuries can cause long-term or even life-long complications depending upon the severity of the injury and the health of the patient.

At Kouimanis Chiropractic, we know how devastating a complex sports injury can be. Not only may a sports injury mean that you’re unable to play your favorite sport for the time being, but it may also leave you unable to do other basic things, result in high medical bills, and create high levels of stress about the future. If traditional therapies for treating your sports injury have failed, call us today. Chiropractic care can be essential in alleviating pain.

Types of Sports Injuries We Treat

Not all sports injuries are as simple as a sprained ankle that heals in a few weeks’ time. Sometimes, sports injuries are more severe and leave patients in pain for weeks, months, or years. If this sounds like you, we can help. The types of sports injuries that we treat vary, but some of the most common injury types we see include:

  • Neck injuries, including whiplash;
  • Pinched nerve injuries;
  • Ankle sprains and breaks;
  • Shoulder injuries;
  • Elbow injuries;
  • Knee injuries; and
  • Back injuries.

These types of injuries are usually accompanied by a variety of different symptoms, including swelling, pain, headaches, inflammation, dull pain in surrounding areas, muscle spasms, and lack of mobility.

How Does Chiropractic Care Treat Sports Injuries?

The goals of chiropractic care for sports injuries are myriad and include reducing inflammation and swelling, combating pain, and improving mobility. At Kouimanis Chiropractic, we strive to get you moving again comfortably by focusing on things like physical therapy, massage, and realignments and adjustments. By alleviating pain for athletes, your body may be able to heal faster after an injury, especially with regular visits.

In addition to physical therapy, massage, and chiropractic therapy to treat your sports injury, your chiropractor may also recommend rest, heat or ice, exercise or rest, relaxation, sleep, and even dietary changes. It is important to think of chiropractic care as part of a holistic approach.

Keep in mind that not only may chiropractic care help to alleviate pain and put your body on the advanced path to healing, but chiropractic care has a number of other benefits too.

Why Work with Kouimanis Chiropractic?

Working with a chiropractor is recommended when traditional treatment options have failed and you continue to be in pain despite seeing a regular doctor or a specialist. Chiropractic care is non-invasive and can be a great and effective alternative to surgery or prescription medication. As you search for chiropractors near you, finding someone who is experienced, is licensed, and will take the time to really get to understand your medical history and your current health complication and sports injury is key.

At Kouimanis Chiropractic, Dr. Steven Kouimanis has everything you’re looking for in a qualified chiropractor. Dr. Kouimanis knows that the person with the best understanding of your pain is you, and will always listen to you and value your opinion.

Schedule an Appointment Today

If you are recovering from a sports injury, we want to help. To learn more about chiropractic care, call Kouimanis Chiropractic today at 219-662-9090 or contact us by sending us a message.

What Our Patients Say

I have gone to Steve for well over 10 years. My high school daughters go to him as do various other family members, including my mom. I have also referred athletes to Steve for over 10 years and he has done wonders for keeping them healthy and getting them back on the field. I am most impressed with the time…

Zac W.

Dr. Kouimanis is great Working with my son. He always gets him in on last minute notice. I highly recommend Him.

Shelly S.

In just a couple weeks, I felt like a whole new person. Thanks so much for the care.


I have been to many chiropractors...Dr. Steve is the best!!! He is very knowledgeable, great with manipulations, kind, calm, with great atmosphere and staff! You will not regret it, in fact, you will wish you hadn't waited so long!


Dr. K is the man. He does a very good job and explains everything so you understand it. I am confident he is the best in the business!!


I finally have a better quality of life after 4 years of pain. Although I've spent thousands in treatments covered and not covered under insurance I was beginning to think I would be dependent on pain meds for the rest of my life. Out of 5 other medical doctors not one has been able to help me not need the…


Dr Steve was first class all the way - very intelligent individual that truly loves his job and it shows.


Stop living with the pain and call Kouimanis Chiropractic in Crown Point today!

(219) 662-9090

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