Common Hockey Injuries & Treatment
There is no doubt about the high risk for injury when playing a sport like hockey. The chance of sustaining a serious injury depends on your position, your level of participation and the type of protective equipment you are wearing. Also, the behaviour of other players can increase or decrease your risk for serious injury. From shoulder and knee pain to elbow and lower back pain, to concussions, you could suffer some chronic conditions following a hockey injury.
What Are the Most Common Injuries in Hockey?
There are some types of injuries that occur more frequently in hockey than in other sports, including:
Hockey Injury Prevention
You will have a few options for treating your injuries. It is best, however, if you learn how to prevent hockey injuries from occurring in the first place. Some things you can do include:
Treating Hockey Injuries
Alberta Back & Neck Rehab & Sports Injuries Clinic can help you with your hockey pain and injuries. We offer a variety of treatments for all types of hockey injuries. Our chiropractic specialists will meet with you to assess your injuries and create a customized care plan based on your needs and pain level. Some treatment options that you will have access to include:
If you have suffered from a painful, serious hockey injury, contact Alberta Back and Neck Rehab & Sports Injuries Clinic for a full assessment. Call us at 403-234-0040 or contact us online to schedule your appointment.