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Chiropractic Care for Sports Injuries
Chiropractic care has been assisting people in overcoming injuries and enjoying better back and spine health for 100 years. Its focus on optimizing the musculoskeletal system and nervous system assists with healing and pain relief for a range of injuries to the back, neck, and spine.
In its 100 year history, a number of sub-specialties have arisen within the discipline of chiropractic care. One of these is sports injury chiropractic. A sports injury chiropractor is trained and experienced in treating the injuries that are the most common to athletes and active persons.
Sports Injury Chiropractic Assists Both Professionals and Amateurs
While some sports and exercise programs are more strenuous than others, all of them have the potential to take their toll on the body in a variety of ways. For example, football is extremely taxing on players’ bodies in a variety of ways – mainly due to the players tackling one another. There are dozens of opportunities in every game for players to suffer misalignments of the spine, which can, in turn, impact their performance and overall health.
It’s no surprise that on every NFL team there are players who have personal chiropractors. In fact, most NFL teams have staff chiropractors for this very reason. Regular chiropractic adjustments allow players to minimize injury and continue to play at the highest levels, and many of them swear by sports chiropractic for optimizing their game.
Benefits of Chiropractic Care
However, even a seemingly sedate sport by comparison like golf can pose a risk to those who play it regularly. The golf swing involves the use of nearly all of the muscles of the back, shoulders, neck, and arms throughout it. There is a myriad of opportunities for things to go wrong, especially if the golfer is not using proper form.
The benefits of chiropractic care for sports performance and recovery include:
- Correct spinal misalignments
- Identify poor form/posture/ergonomics
- Improve flexibility/mobility
- Increase core strength
- Relieve pain
- Relief for tennis/golfer’s elbow
- Healing of rotator cuff injuries
- Prevent hamstring/leg injuries
- Improve overall body mechanics
- Improve sports performance
Everett and Mill Creek chiropractor Cornerstone Chiropractic is your expert sports injury chiropractor. We offer sports injury chiropractic for a range of issues related to playing sports or living an active lifestyle. We are proud to assist athletes in the Snohomish County, WA area with treating their sports injuries and optimizing their performance on and off the playing field.
Optimal Sports Performance and Fewer Injuries Await You
Whether you are a professional athlete or just love staying active and fit, sports injury chiropractic care can help you to enjoy an optimal experience in your activities of choice. Contact your Everett sports chiropractic clinic Cornerstone Chiropractic to set up a consultation today.