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Sports therapy

Parker Performance Sports Therapy

Parker Performance sports therapy is committed to using the latest proven techniques within our office. Most of the treatments we offer focus specifically on active lifestyles. Chiropractic care is usually associated with famous sports figures. Several techniques our clinic offers are Diversified, Graston, and Pettibon Chiropractic manipulation for spine and extremities. The office has a staff member who is licensed Massage Therapist. Our Massage Therapist is certified in various techniques that will help aid your chiropractic recovery. All of these massage techniques are extremely effective, as well as our tests and treatments we offer for your spine care.  

Sports Therapy from Parker Performance

Graston is a soft tissue technique that is proven to get results with acute and chronic soft tissue injuries. It is so effective that many professional and collegiate teams use the Graston technique. The treatment includes the application of a smooth lotion over the treatment area and running a metal tool over the treatment area to help breakdown scar tissue. This technique helps promote the proper healing of scar tissues and adhesions in the affected area. Normal patients will gather micro-scars and adhesions throughout their lives and not recognize it, leaving them untreated.

Pettibon is a technique that focuses on helping restore proper spinal curves while also treating muscles, tendons, and ligaments. Pettibon is effective because it helps relieve the pressure on the spinal cord and nerves. Relieving pressure on the spinal cord and nerves also helps restore proper back posture. Pettibon is utilized with every patient’s treatment, not just patients with sports injuries.

Parker Performance Treatments

Graston has been proven to be effective when treating patients who suffer from:

  • Carpal Tunnel
  • Scar Tissue
  • Shin Splints
  • Lateral Epicondylitis (Tennis Elbow)
  • Achilles tendinitis (ankle pain)
  • Rotator Cuff injuries (shoulder pain)
  • Lumbar strain/sprain (back pain)
  • Plantar Fasciitis (foot pain)
  • Knee problems
  • Trigger finger
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Medial epicondylitis (golfer’s elbow)
  • Overuse injuries
  • Cervical strain/sprain (neck injuries)

Care – Sports Therapy

Parker Performance Massage Therapy is a service that is very beneficial to patients because it relieves stress, tension, and trigger points of muscles. This service is more than just a way to reward yourself, it is a way to help your body heal and recover. Massage Therapy helps reduce stress and tension throughout the entire body. Chiropractic care and adjustments aren’t as effective if the muscles are too tight. With regular massages, you can expect your chiropractic adjustments to be more effective and hold in place better. Loose muscles make adjustments easier because the adjustment will hold for a longer period of time. Massage has multiple benefits, come in and see what kind of a difference massage will make in your health, wellness, and everyday life.

We offer the following massage options:

 

  • Hot Stone
  • Swedish
  • Trigger Point Therapy
  • Deep Tissue Massage
  • Injury Massage
  • AromaTouch
  • Reflexology
  • Acupressure
  • Cranial Sacral Therapy
  • Seated Massage