Sports Rehab Specialists in Tampa and St. Petersburg

Athelete with huge legs running down stairs

If you’re an athlete, you understand that even a minor injury can interfere with your training and active lifestyle. We recognize the need for proactive and restorative sports rehabilitation and therapy and offer these services at our Tampa and St. Petersburg chiropractic locations.

As a former NCAA scholarship basketball player, Dr. Hoeffner understands the demands that athletes and dancers impose on their bodies. Treatments for sports injuries at OptiLife Chiropractic will help improve healing times, prevent re-injury and lower chances of permanent injury.

Our sports medicine treatments at our chiropractic offices in Tampa and St. Petersburg, FL can:

Dr. Hoeffner believes that athletes benefit from chiropractic care because special attention is given to the spine, joints, muscles, tendons and nerves that play such a special role in most sports. Chiropractic care ensures that all pieces of the musculoskeletal system are working in harmony, contributing to optimum athletic performance. That’s why so many professional athletes see such a great value in chiropractic treatment and ongoing preventative care.

Functional Movement Screening

As a proactive chiropractic professional providing the best possible care, we use a functional movement screen and selective functional movement analysis that evaluates movement dysfunctions, thus preventing/predicting sports or work-related injuries, premature joint degeneration, and neurological decline as we develop and age.

In order to successfully complete the seven fundamental movement patterns, the component screen requires:

We screen or assess patients based on their health status, health goals, and athletic needs. As certified professionals, we discuss optimal movement skills and conditioning for performance.

Sports injuries we treat at OptiLife

We treat all kinds of sports injuries. If you play basketball, baseball, tennis, racquetball, volleyball, or golf – or if you dance, workout in a gym or run regularly – we can treat your current injuries and help prevent future ones.

Some of the sports related injuries we treat at our Tampa and St. Petersburg locations include:

  • Achilles tendonitis
  • Back and neck injuries
  • Tennis and golf injuries
  • Runner’s knee
  • Plantar fasciitis
  • Shin splints
  • Shoulder injuries
  • Strains and sprains
  • Tendonitis

OptiLife physical therapy and sports rehabilitation services, when paired together, will have athletes back to their best form as quickly as possible.

Call our Tampa office at (813) 926-9500 or our St. Petersburg location at (727) 698-6088 today, and learn how athletes and dancers can benefit from chiropractic sports rehabilitation at OptiLife.