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Posted on 08-27-2018

Prevent Summertime Injuries by Visiting Dr. Lee's Spine Center in Queens, NY

The summer season gets people out in their communities, traveling two other places, and venturing out into the world to take on new challenges and adventures. For some, adventures sometimes lead to summer injuries. The professionals here at Dr. Lee’s Spine Center in Queens have some tips for how you can enjoy a safe and injury-free summer, and how visiting a chiropractor can help you do so.

Man suffering from knee pain

Muscle Sprains and Dehydration

Muscle Springs, cramps, and strains are some of the most common summertime injuries. The best way to prevent them is to make sure you keep yourself hydrated. Muscle endurance decreases when a person is 3 to 4% dehydrated. This elevates the risk of sprains and strains. Going to see a chiropractor is also a great way to not only take care of any injuries you currently have, but they perform treatments that can prevent future injuries and increase muscle endurance.

Spinal Misalignment

During the summer months, there are many types of activities where you can harm yourself. For instance, participating in activities like water skiing and participating in sports like touch football or softball. Going to see a chiropractor before you participate in a sports activity is a great way to loosen up muscles and joints, and to lessen the risk of spinal misalignment. In addition to participating in yoga exercises is a great way to keep yourself limber and your muscles engaged. Further yoga for back pain has proven to be a great source of relief for many people. 

Come See Our Chiropractor Contact Dr. Lee's Spine Center Today!

Lots of people take on Weekend Warrior Projects which require them to climb up onto ladders and engaging activities they don't normally participate in. These activities sometimes result in summer injuries. Before you take on a new project or participate in a sports activity give us a call here at Dr. Lee’s Spine Center in Queens at 347-960-7774

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