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Recovery Services Specialist

Axial Spine and Wellness

Chiropractors located in West Loop, Near West Side, Chicago, IL

Recovery services can help you bounce back from a tough workout or endurance event faster and with less pain. Chiropractor and rehabilitation specialist Todd Peterson, DC, offers comprehensive recovery services and rehab at Axial Spine & Wellness in the West Loop area of Chicago. Located in the West Loop, Dr. Peterson takes the time to understand your issues and helps you develop a recovery plan so you can get back to the activities you love. Schedule a recovery session today by calling the office or booking an appointment online.

Recovery Services Q & A

What recovery services are available?

Dr. Peterson offers comprehensive recovery services that can be personalized for your needs, whether you’re recovering from a specific injury or want to heal faster after a workout or sporting event. Available recovery services include:

Fascial movement taping

Fascial movement taping is a form of kinesiotaping that uses flexible, stretchy tape to support muscles and joints to prevent injury during athletic activities or to add support during recovery.

Injury prevention and performance screenings

Dr. Peterson offers screenings for injuries and athletic performance to help you identify areas of weakness that may be problematic to your goals.

Functional rehabilitation

Functional rehabilitation incorporates traditional exercises and stretches associated with physical therapy, along with agility and proprioceptive training for greater strength, flexibility, endurance, and balance.

NormaTec® compression boots

NormaTec compression boots surround your legs and apply gentle air pressure to compress and relax sore, tight muscles.

Hypervolt by Hyperice®

The Hypervolt is a handheld vibration massage device that can be used on any muscle to relieve soreness, relax tightness, and speed healing.

Depending on your needs, Dr. Peterson recommends one or more recovery services to help you feel your best.

When should I use recovery services?

Dr. Peterson recommends using recovery services in the following situations:

  • Tough gym workout
  • Slower than normal recovery after a workout
  • Endurance events, including half-marathons, marathons, sprint triathlons, and full triathlons
  • Participating in sporting events, including basketball, softball, and volleyball games
  • Uncomfortable travel or long flights
  • Post-surgery

The type of recovery services you need may be determined by your overall physical health, level of pain or injury, and goals for recovery, such as whether you want to get back in the gym tomorrow or you’re taking a few weeks off after a major race.

What are the benefits of recovery services?

Recovery services can be used by anyone who pushes their body through physical activity. Some of the benefits of recovery services include:

  • Faster recovery times
  • Decreased muscle and joint soreness and pain
  • Better sleep after an athletic event
  • Improved circulation
  • Decreased swelling
  • Increased flexibility and mobility
  • Fewer injuries

Dr. Peterson can guide you through the recovery process and always explains what to expect and things you can do at home to support your recovery.

Set up a recovery visit at Axial Spine & Wellness today by calling the office or using the online booking feature.