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Chiropractic Care for Performing Artists

Written By O'Keefe Chiropractic Center on August 12, 2020

rsz danceAround 22 million Americans visit chiropractors annually. While one of the leading causes to see a chiropractor is for back pain, chiropractic care is also used to treat muscle sprains, accidents, sports injuries, and performing artist injuries. Chiropractic care for performing artists helps reduce pain, inflammation, downtime, and can prevent further damage.  

Common Performing Artist Injuries 

As a performing artist, you’re aware of the amount of stress that you often put on your joints. Performers often put their bodies through a great deal. Dancers, for example, are at a higher risk of muscle strains, inflammatory issues, and tendinitis due to severe joint stress and repetitive motions. Actors, who are often on their feet for long periods or who must stand or walk in awkward positions, put extra strain on their back, feet, and weight-bearing joints. 

The Benefits of Chiropractic for Performing Artists 

Chiropractic for performing artists treats performance injuries and prevents chronic injury. The type of treatment that may be best for you will depend on your injury, medical history, previous injuries, and your routine. Your treatment plan may include: 

  • Chiropractic Adjustments: Chiropractic adjustments are used to treat a wide variety of injuries, realign the spine, release pressure within joints, and reduce pain and stiffness. Adjustments also help straighten your posture and make you less prone to further injury. 
  • Corrective or Rehabilitation Exercises: Rehabilitation and corrective exercises help improve flexibility, strength, and prevent injury. 
  • Lifestyle Changes: Certain changes to your lifestyle can treat performing artist injuries and prevent their reoccurrences. Lifestyle changes may include recommended changes to practice habits, performance routines, diet, or exercise. 

Finding the Best Treatment Options for Performing Artist Injuries 

Dr. O’Keefe and Dr. Osenenko have been treating performing artist injuries for years in the Medford and Marlton communities. Known for their patient-centered approach, our doctors explore treatment options with their patients to treat present conditions and prevent further injuries. 

During your first visit, your doctor will review your medical history and perform a physical exam. Depending on your injury, your doctor may take imaging to assess your spinal condition further. You and your doctor will work together to create a treatment plan for your performing artist injury that will work best for you. 

Are you searching for treatment for performing artist injuries? Don’t wait. Contact our office today at (609) 654-4299 to schedule an appointment.

Posted In: Chiropractic Performing Artist Injuries Chronic Pain Prevention