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Sports Chiropractic

Dynamic Sports Chiropractor Care for Injuries, Rehabilitation and Prevention

At Kilian Chiropractic, we understand how a serious sports injury or accident can keep you from participating in the activities you love most. Look no further than Dr. Kilian to assist you in returning to the game. Our Vancouver clinic offers the latest technologies and chiropractic equipment to assist in maximizing your rehabilitation process. Both acute and chronic injuries respond favourably to regular sports chiropractic care.

Sports Chiropractic with Dr. Kilian Can Help You Rehabilitate

Regular chiropractic care has been shown to be an effective modality for pain management, rehabilitation and prevention of both acute and chronic sports injuries. Sports injuries, whether acute or chronic, often leave patients experiencing both neck pain and back pain.

At your visit, Dr. Kilian will discover the nature of your injury to develop a comprehensive plan that addresses current pain management and prevention of further injury. He will also discuss aspects of your everyday lifestyle and routines to offer suggestions about nutrition, exercise, diet and proper ergonomics at home.

Tendons, ligaments, joints, fascia and bone all take the brunt of a sports injury. Common sports injuries include shoulder and rotator cuff tears, labral tears, ankle sprains and strains, overuse of joints and sciatica -- all which often result in neck and back pain. Sports chiropractic care determines where subluxation has occurred in the spinal column. That way, nervous system communication can be restored between the spinal column and other associated structures.

In addition to regular spinal adjustments, light therapy is an effective choice to help speed up and improve the rate of healing. Light therapy is a painless part of sports chiropractic treatment that targets tissues so that healing can take place in a more focused manner. It is an excellent choice for reducing inflammation to joints and surrounding tissues. At your visit, Dr. Kilian will determine if light therapy is right for your health concerns.

Once tissues are healed and pain has been reduced, patients will notice overall improved range of motion. Rehabilitation and prevention take place beyond our office doors as well. To optimize the effects of your care, Dr. Kilian may prescribe rehabilitative exercises to be performed at home. These strengthening exercises, when done regularly, assist in maintaining proper nervous system communication and improving range of motion and flexibility in the body. They are key for a successful plan of pain management and sports injury prevention.

In addition to at-home modalities such as exercises, Dr. Kilian may also suggest certain supplements and nutrition recommendations that are tailored for reducing inflammation, healing tissue, maintaining bone density and to assist in providing baseline nutrients. These are all essential complements of your comprehensive sports rehabilitation plan.

Your Vancouver, BC chiropractor, Dr. Kilian looks forward to providing you with sports chiropractic care.

How Can Sports Chiropractic Increase Performance?

A lot of people assume that sports chiropractic care is purely a tool to improve your health. While it certainly has plenty of benefits in this area, a lot of professional and hobbyist athletes find that this sort of treatment can also improve their performance.

The rigors of playing regular sports can do wonders for your fitness. However, this will also cause your body’s various components to shift out of place. Sports chiropractic care can solve this issue, pushing everything back into place and leaving you feeling good as new.

How exactly will this improve your performance, though?

Faster Recovery: Players who engage in regular sports chiropractic treatments will often enjoy shorter recovery times and lessened symptoms from things like sprains. This makes it much easier to apply yourself on the field.

Stronger Focus and Concentration: Keeping focused is incredibly vital to sports players. Chiropractic treatments can help with this, enabling you to concentrate while in the thick of a stressful game.

General Performance: Making joints and muscles more effective, improving your health and providing with the benefits above all make chiropractic care a great way to increase your performance on the field.

Contact Us: 604-688-0724

Here at Kilian Chiropractic, we understand the challenges that can come with choosing a treatment plan. Our dedicated team of sports chiropractic experts will be happy to help you with any questions you might have.

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Occurs when the sciatic nerve becomes pinched, causing pain to radiate down the lower back, buttocks, legs, and feet. It is the largest nerve in the body and can become pinched due to a variety of causes, including injuries and illnesses.

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Are you tired of dealing with chronic pain? A chiropractor in Downtown Vancouver can help! The staff at Kilian Chiropractic in Vancouver is here for you.

We treat a variety of conditions at our office in Vancouver. Some conditions we treat are neck and back pain, sciatica, fibromyalgia, headaches and migraines, auto-related injuries, herniated disc, carpal tunnel syndrome, and more.

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