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What does Dr. Tonya Carswell DC treat?

We treat a multitude of injuries as well as sport-related injuries. For a full list of what we treat click here, and for a full list of our services click here!

Do you take walk-ins?

No, we do not take walk-ins. We offer at home or on the golf course services. You can also find us at Eastern Acupuncture and Wellness on Mondays and Thursdays!

What insurance policies do you accept?

We accept most major insurance plans, but please call to verify if we cover your insurance plan or to talk about other alternatives of payment.

How much time will I spend at the Chiropractic office?

It depends on many things, such as severity of your condition, whether you're coming in for a sport-related treatment and more. However, most first visits to a chiropractor can last as much as 30 minutes. Follow-up visits may take between 5-10 minutes.

Which sports injuries am I at risk for?

The sports injuries that you're at risk for vary by sport. However, for golf you're typically more at risk for a wrist, back, neck, shoulder injury.

Can chiropractic care lessen my reliance on pain medications for my injuries?

Chiropractic treatments can help reduce the frequency and severity of neck pain, knee pain, or other types of chronic pain. Regular chiropractic adjustments can also help reduce dependence on medications that can interfere with your long-term health.

How does balance affect my vulnerability to sports injuries?

Balance helps endurance athletes run harder, bike longer, and swim stronger. In order to improve your balance, it's important to understand the types of balance and incorporate balance exercises into your workouts in order to coach your body to react to minor divots on the ground and maintain strong balance.

How do herniated discs affect athletic performance?

Athletes are more at risk than the average person to suffer from herniated discs due to the immense amount of stress they place on their bodies. This can lead to injuries in your sport or having to take long rest periods because of the strain put on the body. Chiropractic care can help athletes prevent herniated discs and allow them to stay in the field longer.

How does chiropractic care help resolve sports injuries?

Chiropractors can help prevent and treat injuries of the neck, back, shoulder, knee, and ankle. They are also able to do adjustments of the spine, ensuring that it's lined up and balanced, helping relieve tension in the body. This allows athletes to becomes less susceptible to injury.

What are the most common types of sports injuries?

The eight most common types of sports injuries are strains, sprains, knee injuries, fractures, tennis elbow, shin splints, back injuries, and concussion, all of which chiropractors can help you prevent and/or can treat.

What is tennis elbow?

Tennis elbow is an irritation of the tissue that connects the forearm muscle to the elbow. It is usually caused by repetitive wrist and arm motions similar to that of swinging a tennis racket, thus, the name.

What is golfer's elbow?

Golfer's elbow is a condition that causes pain on the inner side of the elbow, or the tendons of the forearm. It's typically caused by the excess or repetitive stress by forceful wrist and finger motions.

Where are you located?

We offer in-office appointments at 13224 W Broward Blvd, Plantation, FL and 1201 NE 26th St. Suite 106, Wilton Manors, FL 33305. You can find all of our contact information here.

Certification & Associations

Dr. Tonya Carswell is Board Certified Chiropractic Physician. She is passionate about helping people achieve their optimal health.

Dr. Carswell's knowledge of sport injury prevention combined with her knowledge of full body motion allows her to design treatment plans that provide injury recovery and prevention.  She considers chiropractic care as the key to getting individuals back to and beyond their peak performance.

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