The purpose of the ice massage is to move the edema (swelling) out of the affected area, reduce pain, and also to promote the healing process.
The next step in the process is to apply microcurrent therapy to the affected area, in this case the knee.
It causes pain in the area of the bone but heals quickly as the blood is reabsorbed just like a bruise of the skin.The bruising may or may not involve the skin and soft tissues as well.Niall Mc Nally is certified in chiropractic neurology and has a strong background in sports injuries and in the rehabilitation of common nagging athletic problems. Mc Nally also is trained in pediatrics, orthopedics, and nutrition. In fact, it was his love for hockey, and the Colorado Avalanche, that originally gave him the idea to one day practice sports medicine and chiropractics in the area. Ihsan Erhuy specializes in motor vehicle accident injures, back, neck, and extremity problems, as well as treating pregnant patients and children.He graduated from the University of Central Oklahoma and successfully completed his Doctor of Chiropractic degree at the Parker College of Chiropractic in Dallas, TX. He is certified in the Diversified, Gonstead, Thompson, Upper Cervical, Activator, Sacral Occipital, Applied Kinesiology, Soft Tissue techniques. Erhuy graduated from the University of Arizona and also susuccessfully completed his Doctor of Chiropractic degree, along with his bachelor of science in health and wellness, at the Parker College of Chiropractic in Dallas, TX.Editor’s Note: This is first edition of a new regular feature here at Midwest Sports Fans called The Trainer’s Room. Erhuy are certified in chiropractic neurology and have a strong background in sports injuries and in the rehabilitation of common nagging athletic problems.
This feature will rely on the expertise of Denver chiropractors Dr. Ihsan Erhuy of the Mountain View Pain Center in Denver, CO. Our goal with The Trainer’s Room will be to provide timely background information on relevant injuries as they occur in the sports world.
The range of motion exercises will be performed to keep the joint in full motion and inhibit the chance of further development of scar tissue.
This step can be done concurrently with the rest as it is a more natural approach and will assist the body in its healing process.
This step may be very difficult for any athlete as they may be willing to push their body to the extremes to get back in the game.
The reason we suggest rest in this stage is simple: the healing process is just beginning.
The Trainer’s Room is written exclusively for Midwest Sports Fans by Denver chiropractors Dr. Ihsan Erhuy of the Maintain View Pain Center in Denver, CO.