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Chiropractic

Chiropractic

Chiropractic

The chiropractic page at Camp4 Human Performance has a detailed discussion about the benefits of spinal manipulation. Our doctors have the skills and experience to know when this is a therapy for your complaint.

DRY NEEDLING

DRY NEEDLING

DRY NEEDLING

In order to better control pain at Camp4 Human Performance we utilize the more modern form of western medical acupuncture, also known as dry-needling. This is the most researched method of controlling muscle aches, pain, and dysfunction.

Rehabilitation

Rehabilitation

Rehabilitation

Everyone at Camp4 Human Performance gets physical rehabilitation. We understand the importance of training the nervous system to function better after we get you out of pain. Learn more about rehabilitation and its importance here.

BYU chiropractors

BYU chiropractors

BYU chiropractors

Both Dr. Tyler and Laney Nelson are the official chiropractors for the BYU athletic programs. Dr. Laney has over 20 years experience doing sports medicine with BYU and the past 8 years with the University of Missouri.

Get Help for your Active Life

Camp4 Human Performance is the go to resource for all of BYU’s athletic teams. As the foundation of the BYU chiropractor team, we’ve been helping the athletes at Brigham Young University keep themselves in the game both on the field, the court and the track for years.  Even if you’re not a member of one of the great sports teams at the university, we can help you maintain your active lifestyle with chiropractic care that keeps you moving on and off the field. Call us today at 801-829-9500 to schedule your appointment for helping your body stay healthy and give you the jumpstart you need to keep moving.

BYU Chiropractor
Camp4 Human Performance
1951 West 4700 South Suite 2
Taylorsville, Utah 84129
(801) 829-9500

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How to Choose a Chiropractor

BYU ChiropractorThe real trick to finding a BYU chiropractor is finding a professional that you can trust. A visit with a chiropractor requires extensive amounts of physical contact, and that can feel invasive when you don’t have the right chiropractor. When you feel like your personal space has been invaded then you get stressed, and that added stress will only tighten your muscles more and reduce the effectiveness of the treatment. In order to get the most benefit out of your chiropractic appointment you need to find a chiropractor that you trust both medically and personally.

Finding a chiropractor that you can trust medically is a matter of choosing someone with a good reputation. Chiropractors are one of those types of medical professionals that people like to talk about. You can ask your friends and family about the chiropractors they have visited and find out whom they would recommend. These former patients might prefer a certain chiropractor because they have a masseuse on staff, or because the appointments are always short, or because they have the latest technology at their disposal, or simply because they solved a problem that no one else was able to solve. You can weigh these different benefits and determine which ones matter most to you in choosing a chiropractor.

Once you have established that your potential chiropractor has the medical qualifications that you are looking for, you need to find someone you are comfortable visiting. Locate a chiropractor who not only has an office that you feel comfortable being in, but a staff that you feel comfortable being around. Chiropractors must touch your skin and manipulate your body, and you don’t want to be touched by a chiropractor who makes you uncomfortable. It only takes one untoward comment or one inappropriate look to be permanently uncomfortable in a chiropractor’s office. The discomfort that comes when you don’t trust a BYU chiropractor makes your medical problem worse.

The best combination of medical skill and comfortable personalities comes from Dr. Laney Nelson and Dr. Tyler Nelson at Camp4 Human Performance. Together they have years of experience tending to sports injuries as the BYU chiropractor, and that experience is utilized to help you get better. At the same time they provide a friendly and comfortable environment where your own relaxation can add to the treatment they offer. They have a long history of not only helping their patients get well, but treating them with respect while they do so. Call (801) 829-9500 to find out more!

BYU chiropractor
Camp4 Human Performance
1951 West 4700 South Suite 2
Taylorsville, Utah 84129
(801) 829-9500

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How can a Sports Chiropractor benefit you?

BYU ChiropractorHow important is chiropractic care to athletes?  So important that most college and professional football, baseball and basketball programs have full-time chiropractic staff working with other medical professionals to care for their athletes.  At Camp4 Human Performance in Taylorsville, UT, our chiropractors, Dr. Laney Nelson and Dr. Tyler Nelson, work, not only with patients who have non-sports-related injuries, but with all of the athletic programs at Brigham Young University.  Why is a BYU chiropractor a great medical professional to have helping you?

 A chiropractor who works with athletes has likely seen almost every kind of musculoskeletal and nervous system injury a human can sustain.  From back and neck injuries to pulled muscles, sprains and strains, the injuries incurred by athletes are the same kinds of injuries non-athletes can sustain through accidents or overuse of muscles and joints.  This knowledge and experience enables him to find the source of the pain or injury faster and to be more accurate in his diagnosis.

➤  A BYU chiropractor has more experience with different kinds of treatment options like Class IV laser therapy to reduce inflammation, vibration therapy for accelerated injury recovery, performance taping to aid in rehabilitation and pain reduction and nutritional counseling to help with weight loss and increasing energy and vitality.  Chiropractors who don’t work with athletes sometimes limit patients to just a few treatment options and are not as likely to know about cutting edge treatments and technologies.

➤  A chiropractor who works with athletes knows the importance of preventing injuries and re-injuries. He can counsel patients on how to avoid straining joints and muscles at work and in any other physical activities, including jogging and sports – as well as teaching them corrective exercises to prevent injuries.  He will also know how important ongoing adjustments and massage therapy are to maintaining physical balance that can prevent injuries from happening or recurring.

A BYU chiropractor must remain abreast of the latest research and treatment innovations in order keep the athletes he works with in top shape and to help them prevent injuries.  This expertise and commitment to continuing education can benefit you, too, even if you aren’t a top athlete.  If you’re experiencing pain from an accident, injury or for any other reason, choose Dr. Laney Nelson and Dr. Tyler Nelson for your treatment.  Dr. Laney Nelson has been part of the chiropractic team at BYU since the 1980s and was the first chiropractor to work for the university.  Dr. Tyler Nelson is also one of the chiropractors working with athletes at BYU.  To schedule an appointment, call us at Camp4 Human Performance at (801) 829-9500.

BYU Chiropractor
Camp4 Human Performance
1951 West 4700 South Suite 2
Taylorsville, Utah 84129
(801) 829-9500

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Improving College Athletics with a Chiropractor

 

BYU chiropractor

BYU chiropractor

College athletes have a lot on their plates. They often feel stress and pressure coming from countless sources, including stress, physical exertion, and expectation from coaches and fans. How do they stay healthy, fit, and relaxed? They have a chiropractor, strength coaches, physical therapists, and doctors they work with around the clock.

Why Do College Athletes Need Chiropractors?

College athletes are prone to injuries and misalignments because of the intensity of their sports. Soccer players, cross country stars, and weightlifters alike all are susceptible to stiff and sore muscles. That is where having a chiropractor like Dr. Tyler Nelson and Dr. Laney Nelson come in.

Injuries

Sports injuries are not ideal by any means, but they are common. Having doctors, physical therapists, and chiropractors nearby to call in these events is absolutely vital.  athletes and coaches know exactly who to call if injuries do occur.

Many injuries can be improved with proper chiropractic care. Adjusting and realigning displaced joints can help ease the pain. Some injuries require several chiropractic appointments, and others do not.

Aside from adjustments, chiropractors can also offer other therapies to injured athletes. These may include muscle stem therapy, massage therapy, acupressure, and other healing therapies.

Soreness or Stiffness

It is very common for athletes to be stiff or sore after a big game or training session. Back to back practices and competitive games can result in serious physical exertion, and sometimes exertion turns into stiff or sore muscles.

Massage Therapy

Most athletes get massages on a regular basis. Stress from life and from sports can all stay in the body. For some people, stress is all held in the neck and head. For others, it’s in the shoulders or back. Wherever a student athlete carries his or her stress, it can be alleviated with regular massage therapy sessions.

Deep Tissue Massage

Deep tissue massage can be incredibly healing for athletes. The massage therapist focuses an entire session on (usually 60-90 minutes) on a particular area of the athlete’s body.  For soccer players, it may be a deep tissue massage of the legs. For a volleyball player, it may be the neck, shoulders, and upper back areas. Deep tissue massage is beneficial in breaking up scar tissue and preventing further damage. It can be painful to massage injured areas, but it is also very healing.

Foam Rolling

Foam rollers are a popular tool used by most college athletes. Coaches, trainers, and even chiropractors may suggest athletes use a foam roller to decrease stiffness and ease tight and tense muscles. The roller can’t replace a massage, but it is a good for regular stretching. Student athletes may choose to use foam rollers at home or at the gym after a training session to loosen stiff muscles and decrease tension.

The benefit of having a chiropractor is that they are there to support the school’s student athletes. They keep them healthy and happy by providing expert healing therapies. These doctors have been working with student athletes for years, and they continue to help athletes in any way they can.

BYU chiropractor
Camp4 Human Performance
1951 West 4700 South Suite 2
Taylorsville, Utah 84129
(801) 829-9500

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Athletes are People Too

BYU ChiropractorAthletes can appear superhuman with their extraordinary physical abilities–track and cross country runners can endure velocity and distance like the speed of light; swimmers are probably growing gills with their impeccable ability to exist under water for extended periods of time; tennis players can potentially break concrete with a ball and raquet. Despite their robust physical facade, athletes are human too. They’re capable of physical injuries because the human body can only endure so much and has a breaking point–but rest assured that your Chiropractor is here to help. Dr. Laney Nelson and Dr. Tyler Nelson has worked with all the athletic programs at BYU. Dr. Laney Nelson, the first BYU Chiropractor, has been excelling at his job since the 80s.

BYU Chiropractor
Camp4 Human Performance
1951 West 4700 South Suite 2
Taylorsville, Utah 84129
(801) 829-9500

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What you may not know about Athletes and Chiropractic

BYU ChiropractorWhether you participate in sports or not, when you have an injury that leaves you with chronic pain, you know that chiropractic can help.  But did you know that even young, healthy athletes benefit from the help of a chiropractor?  Dr. Laney Nelson and Dr. Tyler Nelson of Camp4 Human Performance work with all of the athletic programs at BYU; in fact, Dr. Laney Nelson was the first chiropractor to work in the BYU athletics department and has been there since the 1980s.  Both doctors know that athletes can’t perform to their maximum abilities without the help of a chiropractor.

Although we think of young, strong athletes as being impervious to injuries and pain, they aren’t.  In fact, the body takes a lot of punishment in most sports.  Football players, runners, soccer players, wrestlers and other athletes are prone to many types of injuries including:

▪ Strains and sprains.   Acute sports injuries, like broken bones, do happen but the majority of sports-related injuries occur in muscles, tendons and ligaments.  When a joint is twisted or overextended leading to tearing of muscles or tendons, it’s called a ‘strain.’  When ligaments are torn, it’s called a ‘sprain.’  Ankles, knees and even the vertebrae of the spine can be injured by tearing.

▪ Tendinosis.   Tendinosis or tendinitis occurs when a joint is overused and can result in pain and dysfunction.  The tendon becomes inflamed from repetitive use.  Rotator cuffs in baseball pitchers can become inflamed as can the elbows of golfers and tennis players.

▪ Stress fractures.   Stress fractures are also called fatigue fractures and they happen when an abnormal amount of stress is placed on a bone.  This can happen to runners who accelerate their training too quickly.  Another form of stress fracture is shin splints, which are microfractures on the front surface of the shin bone.

A chiropractor can not only treat athletes who’ve suffered performance-related injuries, they can also help to prevent injuries.  Pre-emptive manipulation and adjustment of the spine can help athletes to maintain their spinal alignment and balance, which means they’ll be less likely to injure themselves.  But sports chiropractors don’t just manipulate or ‘crack’ spines, they also work with muscles.  Using techniques like myofascial release, positional release, Graston and more, they can reduce tightness in muscles and improve blood flow, which leads to better performance.

If you are an athlete and you want to get yourself in top condition before you compete, or you’ve suffered a sports-related injury and you need help, call us at Camp4 Human Performance at (801) 829-9500.  You can also visit us at www.camp4chiropractic.com to find out more about the services we provide.

BYU Chiropractor
Camp4 Human Performance
1951 West 4700 South Suite 2
Taylorsville, Utah 84129
(801) 829-9500

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Trust the Best with your Body

BYU ChiropractorWhen you suffer with pain or injury, you want relief.  Whether that pain is from a sports related incident, a car accident, workplace pain or other sources, you want to know that the person you trust to help you feel better knows what they are doing.  At Camp 4 Chiropractic, we have been helping people feel better for over two decades and were the first BYU Chiropractor hired to care for the needs of the players and staff there.  We have handled all types of cases through the years and can help you find the relief you seek too.  Call us today at (801) 829-9500 or visit us online at www.camp4chiropractic.com to learn more.

BYU Chiropractor
Camp4 Human Performance
1951 West 4700 South Suite 2
Taylorsville, Utah 84129
(801) 829-9500

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Turning to a BYU Chiropractor in Time of Need

BYU chiropractorStudent athletes at Brigham Young University are in luck if they ever find themselves injured after a rigorous practice or a big game. Dr. Laney Nelson and Dr. Tyler Nelson have been working with BYU student athletes for years. In fact, Dr. Laney Nelson was the university’s first official chiropractor back in the 80s, and has been working with students ever since.

BYU chiropractor visits are vital for student athletes, who are prone to injuries and long-term joint problems. Playing high-intensity sports for years at a time takes a toll on the body, and even the most athletic and healthy bodies can become injured. Fortunately, this BYU chiropractor team is there for both preventative care and for treatment post-injury. Many of the treatments available in this office work for both treatment and prevention of injuries.

Treatments Available

Laser Treatment:  The use of cold laser lights is becoming increasingly popular in chiropractic offices. The light is virtually pain-free and most people don’t even feel it. The laser lights are set to specific frequencies and can be used for everything from torn muscles to allergies. In terms of sports injuries, laser lights are used to speed up muscle healing, eliminate pain from scar tissue, and decrease joint pain.

Spinal Manipulation:  Otherwise known as regular chiropractic adjustments, spinal manipulation is perhaps the most common treatment offered both before and after sports injuries. Throwing off spinal alignment is actually pretty easy, and something as simple as sleeping in a weird position or getting tackled during practice can misalign the spine. Displaced ribs, sprained ankles and other similar injuries are common among athletes. These are fairly mild injuries, but having them fixed by a chiropractor quickly is vital. That’s because sometimes, minor injuries can lead to larger ones if left untreated.

Massage Therapy:  Many athletes underestimate the importance of massage therapy and its healing effects. Massage can reduce pain from strained or torn muscles. It can also reduce stress, tension, and anxiety that is built up in muscles. Many athletes suffer from being constantly sore, as they are putting their bodies through serious workouts on a daily basis. Getting regular massages is healthy for student athletes at BYU.

Emergency Services:  Sometimes student athletes need their BYU chiropractor on an emergency basis. Obviously, serious injuries should be taken to the emergency room right when they happen. But other chiropractic emergencies or near-emergencies, such as dislocated joints or fractured ribs, should be taken to the BYU chiropractor as quickly as possible.

Dr. Laney Nelson and Dr. Tyler Nelson have been serving BYU student athletes for years, and they are the best of the best!

BYU chiropractor
Camp4 Human Performance
1951 West 4700 South Suite 2
Taylorsville, Utah 84129
(801) 829-9500

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Athletes Are Staying Safe with Their BYU Chiropractor

BYU chiropractorIt’s no surprise that athletes are injured often. It is the nature of sports, that injuries are possible and even common. Thankfully for BYU student athletes, Dr. Laney Nelson and Dr. Tyler Nelson are there to help. These chiropractic experts work with all Brigham Young University athletes and do their best to treat and prevent sports injuries.

What Does a BYU Chiropractor Do?
The experienced doctors at Camp4 provide preventative and post-injury care for all BYU athletes involved in any school sports. Whether students need rehabilitation after a major injury or want regular chiropractic adjustments, Camp4 is the place for all of BYU’s athletes.

Services Offered at Camp4 Human Performance

Acupuncture

The anciently known benefits of acupuncture are undeniable. At Camp4, you get more than just a BYU chiropractor who offers regular spinal adjustments; you can even get acupuncture! Muscle tension and tightness can be released through the use of hollow needles. There are also countless spiritual and emotional benefits of acupuncture.

Manipulative Therapy

Also known as chiropractic adjustments, this therapy is healing as preventative therapy and after-injury treatment. Something as simple as sneezing can throw out your back, so it makes sense that athletes experience displaced ribs, twisted ankles, and other alignment-related injuries on a regular basis. Regular chiropractic adjustments can make sure these small injuries don’t become permanent ones.

Rehabilitation

The goal of each BYU chiropractor is to reestablish functional movement to all student athletes after injuries. Rehabilitating injured areas and regaining flexibility and strength are vital to continuing in sports activities. Sports rehab means practicing certain stretches and strengthening exercises.

Laser Therapy

Laser therapy has countless benefits. It reduces inflammation caused by everything from injuries to allergies. It accelerates the healing of torn or strained muscles. Laser light therapy can also help reduce pain and tightness in joints, among other benefits.

Nutrition Counseling

Sometimes all BYU athletes need is a little help with their nutrition. If they aren’t playing their best games, it may be because they have food allergies or they aren’t getting proper nutrition. Eat right and feel right, as they say! The experts at Camp4 Human Performance can help BYU athletes design a nutrition plan that works best for them.

A Place for Athletes to Turn

Dr. Laney Nelson was BYU’s first chiropractor ever, and has been working with the school’s athletic programs since the 1980s. He knows his stuff, knows BYU teams well, and is dedicated to giving student athletes the best care possible.

BYU Chiropractor
Camp4 Human Performance
1951 West 4700 South Suite 2
Taylorsville, Utah 84129
(801) 829-9500

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