Preparing, training and competing all make participating in your sport of choice so much fun. However, the common motions and movements used in many popular sports can place a tremendous amount of stress on your neck and back. Fortunately your body is incredibly strong and resilient, however it’s important to give your muscles and joints time for rest and recovery. As Chiropractors, we are uniquely trained to assist athletes in preparing for and recovering from the demands of competition. We understand that the stress of training is different from your needs during recovery and we can help you stay on track.
Bottom Line: Did you know that a Chiropractic adjustment doesn’t only help reduce your pain levels? It also enables you to get stronger! It’s true. Researchers measured the electrical activity in the arms and legs before, during and after a Chiropractic adjustment. What did they find? An increase in cortical drive after a Chiropractic adjustment. That’s science-speak for more strength. (more…)
Bottom Line: We love our kids and always encourage them to be their very best. Well, if your children get adjusted, science now says your kids are getting physically stronger. When it comes to kids and sports, stronger often means better. (more…)
Bottom Line: Not everyone spends the week preparing to “play on Sunday”. Most of us will never make it to the NFL, and our big game is more likely to take place in a conference room than in a stadium. But, no matter what you do for work; it’s no fun to do it in pain. Instead of lifting weights and working with the coach on a new play, your day-to-day may consist of long hours commuting and then 8 hours sitting at a desk. Research has shown that all of those hours sitting can place more stress on your spine than if you were working out and pushing the limits of your body all day long. (more…)