Muscle injuries treated at SOS Chiropractic focus on reducing any inflammation and working out trigger-points within the muscle fibers. After an examination and Range-of-Motion tests, some patients may require laser therapy or myofascial release. The additional therapy, when necessary, is crucial to aid affected the muscle groups restore normal motion of joints that have been restricted because of muscle adhesions/imbalances, inflammation or pain.
Prior to leaving, many patients will be given instructions on certain activities or procedures to be conducted at home. This may include ice or heat application instructions, avoidance of certain activities or positions, as well as home exercises and/or stretches.