Many chronic pain sufferers visit a chiropractic office due to tripping or falling while playing a sport. This type of accident can cause trauma to muscles, bones, and joints. Many athletes seek chiropractic care for sports injuries from Dr. Paul Crucio, D.C. instead of a hospital. This is due to the desire to explore non-invasive or drug-free treatment options. Some athletes feel surgery has the potential to further aggravate the existing problem or leave behind extensive scar tissue.Qualified chiropractors are equipped with techniques to specifically treat sports injuries in a safe way. Athletic injuries may jar or initiate misalignment of the spinal column. Trauma to the the ribs, legs, feet, head, shoulder, or torso radiates to the center of the body. That’s why a chiropractic check-up is needed when you are injured, regardless of the nature of the injury.Dr. Paul Curcio has treated many patients who have experienced different types of injuries. He has handled hundreds of athletes, amateur and professional; including Olympic, Junior Olympic ice skaters as well as numerous Washington Redskins Players. Dr. Curcio feels that listening closely to circumstances surrounding an accident and understanding how the trauma is causing pain, can determine the cause of the pain and deliver targeted treatment. If you or someone you know has a sport's injury, suggest a chiropractor visit today.Get our complimentary Chiropractic Consultation Voucher (a $49 value!) and call us at 703-222-3737 to schedule your appointment!