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Sports Injury Treatment in Lincoln

Athlete suffers from sports injury while playing in the filed.

Suppose you like to play sports as an amateur or professional athlete. In that case, it's important to know about the availability of sports injury treatment in Lincoln provided by Larson Chiropractic and Acupuncture.

Common Types of Sports Injuries

Athletes who compete in professional sports and amateurs who are sports enthusiasts often sustain injuries while practicing or playing the game. Injuries are more frequent in contact sports such as football or boxing. However, even casual players can get a sports injury from playing non-contact sports such as tennis or golf.

Here is a list of common sports injuries that our chiropractor and team address:

An athlete suffers from sprain during outdoor exercise.

Sprains and Strains

  1. Sprain - a twisted ankle, wrist, or thumb
  2. Strain - pulled hamstring muscle or strained calf muscle
  3. Groin Injury - strained adductor muscle
  4. Quadriceps Strain - pulled quadriceps muscle
  5. Cervical Strain - pulled neck muscle


  1. Shoulder Separation - dislocated shoulder
  2. Dislocations – elbow, thumb, or wrist


An athlete suffers from torn ligaments during outdoor exercise.
  1. Tendonitis - inflamed tendon
  2. Tendinopathy - tennis elbow
  3. Ligament Injury - torn rotator cuff, torn ACL, LCL, MCK, or PCL
  4. Hamstring Tear - torn hamstring muscle
  5. Shin Splints - inflammation of the shin
  6. Stress Reaction - bone stress injury
  7. Plantar Fasciitis - inflammation of the plantar fascia
  8. Meniscus Tear - torn knee meniscus
  9. Achilles Tendon Rupture - torn Achilles tendon
  10. Runner's Knee - inflamed knee tendons
  11. Bursitis - inflamed knee or shoulder bursa
  12. Bunion - inflamed joint
  13. Turf Toe - jammed toe
  14. Spinal Stenosis - narrowing of the spine
  15. Herniated Disc - bulging spinal disc

What are the Common Causes of Sports Injuries?

The most common causes of sports injuries are overuse, poor technique, lack of flexibility, muscle weakness, poor nutrition, and lack of rest. Below we break this down in more detail:

Male athletes helping their injured friend during a marathon race on the road.


Overuse injuries come from repetitive motion or strains that lead to tissue damage. These injuries are more common in those who participate in sports requiring repetitive movements, such as running, swimming, and tennis.

Poor Technique

A poor technique means not using the proper method when performing a certain skill or not using the appropriate equipment. A poor technique may also increase stress on certain body parts, leading to injury.


Stretching helps the body become more flexible and able to move more freely. Not stretching can lead to tight muscles, putting an athlete at risk of injury.

Muscle Weakness

Man doing some sports at the gym suffers from Muscle Weakness.

Weak muscles make an athlete more prone to injury.

Poor Nutrition

Eating a healthy diet and staying hydrated is important for athletes to help prevent injury.

Lack of Rest

Athletes need to get enough sleep and rest between practices and games.

What are the Symptoms of Sports Injuries?

Some of the most common symptoms of sports injuries are:

Basketball athlete suffers from knee Swelling after getting into a sport accident.
  • Bruising
  • Difficulty using the affected area
  • Instability or weakness
  • Numbness or tingling
  • Pain or tenderness in the affected area
  • Popping or cracking
  • Reduced range of motion
  • Swelling
  • Unable to bear weight

How Can a Sports Injury Doctor Help You?

Larson Chiropractic provides chiropractic care for sports injuries. These treatments can include programs through chiropractic care, acupuncture, rehabilitative exercises, and recommendations on lifestyle advice while you heal.

Chiropractor is treating a patient who suffers from sports injury.

No matter what sports injury you are dealing with, professional chiropractic assistance will help you get back on your feet and enjoy playing sports again.


If you are going to play sports, there's a chance you might get injured. In that case, the right care can reduce the risk of future injuries and speed up recovery time for unavoidable injuries.

Call Larson Chiropractic and Acupuncture at 402-421-1626  for sports injury treatment in Lincoln, or contact us to book an appointment.

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    Lincoln, NE 68516
    United States
    Phone: 402-421-1626
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    3855 Village Dr. Ste 200
    Lincoln, NE 68516
    United States
    Phone: 402-421-1626

    office hours

    Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday:
    10:30am – 12:30pm &
    3:00pm – 6:00pm
    Thursday: 10:30am – 12:30pm
    Friday, Saturday & Sunday: Closed