Frequency of sports injuries:
Ankle 25%, Shoulder 15%, Knee 50%, Hip, Elbow, and Hand 10%
Dr. Esposito has done extensive studies in sports rehab for the upper and lower extremities and has served as the team chiropractor for a professional baseball team. He works closely with many local schools to get athletes back on the field as quickly and safely as possible.
The goal is early joint mobilization, soft tissue therapy using traditional and non-traditional modalities and muscle balancing and rehab.
Ultrasound, ice, electric stimulation, massage, orthotics
Cold- laser therapy, shockwave therapy, instrument assisted mobilization techniques, kinesiotaping, vibration platform training.
We can help with the following but not limited to these common injuries:
Shin splints, achilles tendinitis, plantar fasciitis, ankle sprains and strains, heel spurs
Meniscus and ligament tears, swelling, tendinitis, arthritic conditions
Rotator cuff tendinitis, bursitis, soreness, arthritis and tears.
Golf and tennis elbow, tendinitis, bursitis, arthritis and tears.
Sample rehab protocol:
Sore shoulder from excessive baseball throwing.
Relax and stretch the Pec muscles and anterior shoulder muscles.
Strengthen the posterior shoulder muscles to create balance between the anterior and posterior shoulder muscles. Limit chest workouts in season.
Poor management and treatment of any of these injuries can result in a chronic condition and permanent loss of exercise activities. Call for an evaluation. Most insurances accepted.