Athletic Benefits of Chiropractic Care – Part 1

littleOver that past 100 years, chiropractic care has been gaining stead acceptance for easing many different physical ailments. The American Chiropractic Association defines chiropractic care as a form treatment that focuses heavily on musculoskeletal and nervous systems disorders.

This week we will discuss the benefits of regular chiropractic care for athletes!

  1. Solid Body Maintenance: You are probably aware that injuries are incredibly frequent in sports like football and hockey. Players who use chiropractic care frequently report lower levels of serious stiffness and injury.
  2. Improved Athletic Mobility: Osteopathic manipulative treatment (OMT is one of the most common forms of chiropractic therapy used in sports medicine. Its goal is to promote flexibility and pain-free movement.
  3. Helpful for Injuries: Football, hockey, and many other full contact sports can lead to injury. Chiropractic care has been shown to reduce painful symptoms of sports injuries, including recurrent shoulder instability.
  4. Relief for Sports Hernia: Many sports injuries involve groin pain. One of the most common causes of groin pain in athletes is athletic pubalgia, often referred to as sports hernia.

In our next blog we will discuss a few more benefits of athletes seeking sports chiropractor in Vancouver WA!

Contact us today with any questions you might have about your particular sport or activity!