In the world of competitive athletics, the difference between a win and a loss often comes down to inches or fractions of a second. In order to be competitive, an athlete needs every possible advantage that they can get. From strength, endurance, coordination, balance, flexibility and speed, any edge that an athlete can gain can improve performance and take a possible loss to a win.
Unfortunately, injuries often come with the territory of being a competitive athlete. Athletes are always looking for the most effective and least invasive option to decrease pain, reduce recovery time, and boost performance. Many prescription drugs have undesirable side effects and the risk of addiction. Surgery can leave an athlete out of the game for months and they may never be the same again. That is where the sports Chiropractor comes into the picture.
The sports Chiropractor, can help the athlete with pain relief, the rehabilitation of injuries, the prevention of future injuries and improved performance, all with a holistic approach, non-invasive approach that doesn’t utilize pain killers, injections or surgery. Common athletic injuries can affect the alignment of not only the spine but, the other joints of the body as well. Stress on the joints also affects the function of the surrounding muscles, ligaments and nerves.
Common sports injuries that respond well to Chiropractic care include: sprain and strains, Whiplash injuries, headaches, shoulder injuries, Tennis elbow, wrist injuries, back pain, disc injuries, as well as, hip flexor strains, Runner’s knee and ankle injuries.
The benefits of Chiropractic care don’t stop at pain relief. The benefits of regular Chiropractic care include: decreased recovery time after injuries, increased mobility and flexibility, injury prevention, improved strength and endurance, as well as improved performance.
If you want to learn more about injury prevention or you want to learn how we can help you recover from an injury, book a discovery call today!