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Sports Chiropractic in Carmel IN

Sports chiropractic doesn’t just give you an edge — it is the edge! It ignites the power stored in your brain and nervous system, allowing messages to flow without interference to every muscle and cell in your body. When you’re in alignment, your power is turned on, making you unstoppable, unbeatable and untouchable!

Understanding the Needs of Athletes

As a Sports Chiropractor, Dr. Karen appreciates the complex biomechanics of the human body and posture. She evaluates and tests the function, alignment, and strength of all major joints in the body, including the hip, knee, ankle, wrist, elbow and shoulder.

You may need the expertise of a Sports Chiropractor if you are experiencing :

  • A plateau in your training or performance
  • Abnormal wear and tear of the shoes
  • An old, nagging sports injury
  • Deep, chronic pain or a knot in the muscle
  • Increased pain or symptoms during activity
  • Pain on one side of your body
  • Poor flexibility
  • Re-injury of the same area repeatedly
  • Slow recovery after a workout
  • Weakness on one side of the body when lifting weights
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An Expert in Extremity Adjusting

Dr. Karen’s years of experience in treating athletes from all sports and levels of participation has allowed her a unique insight into treatment. She’s worked with the Indianapolis Colts and been the Team Chiropractor for the Indianapolis Ice and the Indianapolis Twisters. When she worked with the professional indoor soccer team, she observed that knee or ankle problems could stem from the low back and vice versa. As a collegiate diver, Dr. Karen’s neck spasms were a result of a misaligned shoulder and a pinched nerve in her neck.

By examining all joints in the body, Dr. Karen can determine the source of your problem. Spinal alignment can only be stabilized if your extremities are mobile, healthy and in the proper position. She is a Certified Chiropractic Extremity Practitioner (CCEP) with expertise in evaluating, diagnosing and treating problems related to extremities. These issues include carpal tunnel syndrome, thoracic outlet syndrome, tennis elbow, golfer’s elbow, bursitis of the hip, knee pain, and tendonitis. Many such conditions are a result of overuse, injury, improper training, old injuries that didn’t heal correctively or repetitive stress.

Assisting Youth Athletes

Dr. Karen has three young athletes in her family and has experience in helping kids with sports injuries get well and improve their performance. It is of vital importance that young athletes have proper structural alignment as they go through growth spurts. Sports Chiropractic at Indy Sports & Family Chiropractic can not only prevent injury but help your child or teen grow up strong and structurally sound, with an understanding of how to manage their health naturally.

Additionally, it must be considered that many opioid (painkiller) addictions happen when kids are injured or have surgery at a young age. We are committed to empowering children to learn to care for their bodies naturally.

Find out more by contacting our team today. Insurance coverage can be used for your visits, and we are a preferred provider for many insurance plans.


Sports Chiropractic Carmel IN | (317) 580-0000