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Sports Injury Warning Signs

  • Joint Pain

  • Tenderness at a Specific Point

  • Swelling

  • Reduced Range of Motion

  • Weakness on one side compared to the opposite side

  • Numbness or Tingling

If you experience any of these symptoms following a sporting event or trauma, it may indicate serious injury and should always be seen by your chiropractor or primary care physician. 

Common Sports Injuries

  • Sports injuries can be very common among high school athletes and weekend warriors. These injuries can either be acute or chronic in nature. Acute injuries are injuries which happen suddenly, such as sprains, fractures, or muscle tears while chronic injuries happen over time due to overuse or poor posture.  


  • Below is a list of common sports injuries by specific sports
  1. Football - Knee, shoulders, neck, and back injuries. 
  2. Basketball - Knee and ankle injuries
  3. Track - Hamstring, quads, plantar fasciitis, ankle, hip, and groin injuries. 
  4. Baseball/Softball - Shoulders, back, elbow, hamstring injuries. 
  5. Golf - Back, shoulders, and neck injuries. 
  6. Volleyball - Back, shoulders, hand, and elbow injuries. 
  7. Wrestling - Shoulder, back and neck injuries.