4155 N. Steele Blvd #10

Fayetteville, AR 72703

(479) 439-8121

Thrive Wellness Center

4155 N. Steele Blvd #10

Fayetteville, AR 72703 US

(479) 439-8121


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Sport Injury

Sports Injury Treatment

Sustaining a sports injury is frustrating, whether you're a competitive athlete or simply someone who loves staying active. At Thrive Wellness Center in Fayetteville, AR, our chiropractor will help you heal from a sports injury the natural way. Our variety of treatment methods allows us to meet the needs of each patient and help everyone return to a pain-free life. 


Types of Sports Injuries

Physical activity is one of the foundational components of a healthy, thriving life. However, injuries can and do occur within a range of sports, including golf, running, basketball, softball, and swimming. 

The most common sports injuries we see among our patients include:

  • Muscle strains
  • Ligament sprains (ACL sprain in the knee)
  • Tendonitis or bursitis
  • Shin splints
  • Plantar fasciitis
  • Sciatica 
  • Spondylolisthesis

Sports Injury Risk Factors

You can't predict when you will sustain an injury, but there are common risk factors to look out for: 

  • Over-training, including not giving yourself sufficient rest and trying to push too far beyond your current ability and physical capacity
  • Poor technique and body mechanics
  • Environmental factors, including running surface, weather, and equipment quality or fit
  • Challenging demands of the sport, like jumping or pivoting
  • Hidden underlying postural imbalances or areas of weakness or restricted mobility
  • Poor sleep and nutrition
  • Stress

How Our Sports Injury Chiropractor Can Help

Our chiropractors, Dr. Derek Gililland and Dr. Benjamin Ozanne, provide personalized care when it comes to treating patients. They will first diagnose your injury and look for any underlying conditions. Then, we can create a treatment plan that is unique to your condition.

We offer a range of chiropractic techniques that support your body's healing, alleviate symptoms, and improve your strength, posture, coordination, endurance, and nervous system function for injury prevention and improved physical performance. Services beneficial for people with sports injuries include:

  • Chiropractic adjustments
  • Corrective exercises
  • Massage therapy
  • Lifestyle and nutritional counseling
  • Physical rehabilitation

Our team will take the time to understand your unique goals, challenges, and perspectives, so we can help you feel more in control of your recovery. It's our mission to help you get off the sidelines feeling better than you felt pre-injury, and give you tools and training to help you avoid recurring issues.

Visit Our Chiropractor in Fayetteville, AR for Sports Injury Treatment

If you are dealing with a sports injury, we can help. At Thrive Wellness Center in Fayetteville, AR, our team will help you get back to playing the sport you love, pain-free. Call us today to schedule an appointment.

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