Treatment at Axon Integrative Health
Welcome to Axon Integrative Health, your premier destination for comprehensive sports injury treatment in Denver. Whether you’re an enthusiast of traditional sports like football, soccer, lacrosse, hockey, and golf or an adrenaline junkie participating in extreme sports like skiing, snowboarding, climbing, mountain biking, road biking, running, or trail running, our team of experts is dedicated to providing you with personalized care using a range of cutting-edge therapies.
Understanding Sports Injuries:
Sports injuries are common occurrences in both traditional and extreme sports, often resulting from overuse, repetitive movements, improper techniques, or accidental impacts. These injuries can vary in severity, ranging from minor sprains and strains to more complex ligament tears, fractures, and dislocations.
Traditional Sports Injuries:
Football: Football players are susceptible to injuries like ankle sprains, knee ligament tears, and concussions due to high-impact collisions and sudden directional changes.
Soccer: Soccer players often face issues like hamstring strains, shin splints, and ACL tears, primarily caused by repetitive running and rapid cutting movements.
Lacrosse: Lacrosse players are prone to shoulder injuries, such as rotator cuff tears, as well as knee and ankle injuries from quick direction changes and physical contact.
Hockey: Hockey players are at risk of suffering from wrist sprains, concussions, and hip injuries due to frequent falls and contact with other players.
Golf: Golfers are at risk of suffering from golfers elbow, pesticide poisoning, and hand eye coordination issues due to repetitive strain on muscles and ligaments as well as constant contact with heavy pesticides and herbicides affecting vision and neck proprioception.
Extreme Sports Injuries:
Skiing and Snowboarding: These sports may lead to knee ligament injuries, fractures, and head injuries due to high-speed collisions and the impact of falls on hard surfaces.
Climbing: Climbers often experience finger and hand injuries, shoulder strains, and ankle sprains due to repetitive gripping and challenging maneuvers.
Mountain Biking and Road Biking: Cyclists may encounter knee pain, lower back strains, and wrist injuries from prolonged pedaling and head impacts during falls.
Running and Trail Running: Runners can develop shin splints, IT band syndrome, and stress fractures from repetitive pounding and uneven terrain.
Treatment at Axon Integrative Health:
At Axon Integrative Health, we believe in offering individualized treatment plans tailored to each patient’s specific needs and goals. Our team of practitioners utilize a wide range of therapies to address sports injuries effectively:
Corrective Exercise: Customized exercise programs to improve biomechanics, strength, and flexibility, helping to prevent future injuries.
End Range Loading: A technique that aids in improving tissue tolerance and promoting tissue repair.
Dynamic Taping: Application of specialized tapes to support injured areas and reduce pain during movement.
Cupping: An ancient therapy that aids in improving blood flow and reducing muscle tension.
Chiropractic Care: Spinal adjustments to enhance joint mobility and reduce pain.
Laser Therapy: Use of low-level lasers to stimulate tissue repair and reduce inflammation.
Shockwave Therapy: High-energy shockwaves to accelerate tissue healing and reduce pain.
Dry Needling: Insertion of fine needles into trigger points to release muscle tension and alleviate pain.
E-Stim: Electrical stimulation to promote muscle contraction and pain relief.
Vibration Therapy: Use of vibrations to enhance circulation and reduce muscle tightness.
Neuromuscular Re-education: Techniques to retrain the nervous system for improved movement patterns.
Whether you’re a traditional or extreme sports enthusiast, sports injuries can happen to anyone. At Axon Integrative Health, we understand the unique demands of different sports and offer a comprehensive range of treatments to help you recover and return to your active lifestyle safely. Our experienced team is dedicated to delivering top-notch care, utilizing advanced therapies not found under one roof. Trust us to get you back in the game!