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Sports Injury




Looking for professional care for your sports injuries in Wilmington, Wallace, and Clinton? Our team of physicians at Graybar Chiropractic can help keep you on the field. With years of experience treating athletes. Our group worked every game and sideline with the Wilmington Hammerheads (USL Professional Soccer) for over 8 years. Avoided the tackles but worked behind the scenes with the Wilmington Tigers (semi-pro football) and has helped golf professionals throughout the state shoot under par over and over again.

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Proper spinal function, improved range of motion, and muscle strength training and conditioning are crucial for successful careers in any sport. At Graybar Chiropractic, we offer custom-tailored programs for your sports injuries that include specific spinal adjustments, resistance training, and rehab to restore proper muscle tone.

Chiropractors are experts in caring for the bones, nerves, muscles, and connective tissues that make up about 60% of your body. Recent studies have shown that athletes who receive chiropractic care experience an overall improvement in athletic performance by 16.7% after a 12-week course of treatment, compared to those who receive no care.


Don't let sports injuries hold you back. Contact Graybar Chiropractic today for personalized care and treatment to get you back in the game.

American Football

NFL & Chiropractic Care

Did you know that all 32 teams in the National Football League provide all their player’s chiropractic healthcare as part of their medical team for managing and preventing injuries?

If all 32 NFL teams and owners trust their athletes in the hands of chiropractors and elite athletes trust chiropractors with their entire career, how powerful must chiropractic care be?

Chiropractic care can help you play longer and harder and stay in the game. The power of chiropractic has been proven through decades of athletic performance. Chiropractic care works with the body’s natural ability to heal resulting in feeling better but more importantly, performing at your best.

Why Should Every Athlete Start Seeing the Team @ Graybar Chiropractic & Rehab? 

Increase Mobility

In sports medicine, chiropractic adjustments help to minimize pain from movement and increase flexibility. This is obviously important for professional athletes, but it should be important to everyone else, too. Increased mobility through flexibility can help keep you from getting injured.

Ease General Pain

In most contact sports, smashing into each other – on purpose or NOT; can lead to a lot of soreness, aches, and pains. Even though you may not spend a great deal of time crashing into other people on purpose, regular exercise can cause the same problem. Chiropractic care can help to keep your body working as it should in order to perform better and ease aches and pains along the way!

Prevent Injuries

Studies have found a direct link between regular chiropractic care in athletes and fewer sports-related injuries. The above-mentioned increase in flexibility and mobility plays a big role in injury prevention for athletes as well as weekend warriors. This is because it helps to keep the body strong, and a strong body is a body that is more injury resistant.

Better Endurance and Strength:

It’s easy to see why every professional athlete benefits from better strength and endurance, but it's really good for US too. Increased endurance and strength are really helpful in increasing your ever-important mobility. As you age, mobility will help to keep you strong and less prone to accidents and injuries that can have a huge impact on your health. The right evaluation by the team at Graybar Chiropractic is just the first step in keeping you up with the times.

Extremities Treatment: 

Extremities include the body parts such as the knee, back, hip, neck, foot, and shoulder. Our team of chiropractic physicians not only is skilled in the assessment of spinal dysfunction but also work every day with injuries that do not occur from the spine. This may include injuries such as knee sprains, rotator cuff injuries, hip impingement, tendinitis, meniscus, etc.


Soft Tissue Therapy:

The sub-Specialty of soft tissue and muscle function is a very specific benefit from the proper evaluation and treatment options. Our class IV MLS laser and chiropractic team ensures you that we can diagnose and heal ligament, tendon, muscle, and their corresponding extremity joints. 

Biomechanics And Functional Movement: 

The science behind the movement and working of joints is known as Biomechanics. How forces pass through the body, and how one region affects the other, is the kinetic chain. Functional movement means the movements that are associated with your life and/or sport. Essentially, it is like a combination between joint biomechanics and their actual application. Is the true skill of the chiropractic physician.

Our team of chiropractic sports physicians understands the importance of keeping in the game, allow you to participate at your best and looking into your future. Our philosophy of the right timing, right diagnosis and the right treatment opportunities is the foundation of your past, present and future. 


Just a short summary of the amazing benefits are patients share with us (especially from our athletes): 

  • Increase flexibility and maneuverability, 

  • Faster recovery from intense training, 

  • Reduce adhesion and tension that is inhibiting correct biomechanics and function,

  • Enhance body balance and posture

  • Mitigate and prevent pain caused by specific movement

  • Help restore joint alignment 

  • Reduce adhesion and tension affecting muscles, fascia, and ligaments,


Bottom Line Sports and Graybar Chiropractic:

Most people who play sports on a daily basis will experience some kind of injury, be it minor or large. The right Chiropractic approach at Graybar Chiropractic & Rehab Centers maximizes your performance by enhancing posture, agility, and performance to produce exceptional physical moments. 

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