Triathlon is a popular sport for all ages and abilities, and combines a unique blend of endurance, technique and dedication to succeed. Most triathletes are balancing a busy work, life and training schedule. The relatively heavy training volume required for success in triathlon may lead to musculoskeletal problems, causing pain, injury and impaired performance.
Chiropractic care can be one of the most helpful therapeutic modalities in treating your triathlon injury. Triathlon injuries typically fall into one of two categories: acute injuries associated with trauma or chronic injuries associated with fatigue, overtraining, improper nutrition, poor form, or poor equipment choices. Traumatic injuries may be more likely to occur during an event or during intense training bouts whereas chronic, or long-term, triathlon injuries may occur with greater frequency from lower intensity training. Injuries that are common among swimmers, runners, and cyclists tend to be the same injuries that manifest in triathletes. Common triathlon injuries include:
The Hosmer Chiropractic Health team is familiar with all types of triathlon injuries as well as the non-drug treatment approaches that best resolve these health complaints. Dr. Hosmer, himself a competitive triathlete, possesses an intimate understanding of the precipitating factors that lead to triathlon-related health problems, and he has the professional experience to manage your symptoms and treat the root cause of your injuries. Hosmer Chiropractic uses conventional chiropractic techniques, manual therapy methods, nutrition therapy, and sport-specific exercises to help correct the joint dysfunction, muscle imbalances, and faulty biomechanics that may be contributing to your ailments.
Schedule an appointment today to have your triathlon injury evaluated and treated at Hosmer Chiropractic Health’s clinic in the Pearl District. The doctors can help hasten your healing and provide you with relevant advice about training routines, equipment selection, and the role of chiropractic care in preserving your long-term health and well-being.
A significant number of triathlon injuries are caused by training errors, inappropriate equipment, or failure to seek help in the early stages of an injury. Reduce your risk of triathlon injuries by following these simple strategies:
The most effective therapy in treating triathlon injuries is prevention. Receiving regular chiropractic care is an effective method for avoiding the injuries that commonly occur in triathletes. Contact Hosmer Chiropractic Health for more information about what chiropractic care can do for you.