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Chiropractic Care for Athletes

Most of us never put our bodies through the same rigorous workouts and training that professional athletes do. Whether an athlete plays football, soccer or golf, they must stay strong and healthy in order to keep winning. Their skills are highly dependent upon their agility and physical strength. Just think about how you feel if you neck is stiff. It can be miserable and you may have a chronic aching pain from it.

Imagine playing golf all day or baseball with a stiff neck or backache. Athletes depend on their skills but also their own bodies to help them win. Their very livelihood could be in jeopardy if their back or neck is hurting and stiff. That’s why a large number of today’s professional athletes believe so strongly in chiropractic therapy.

Tiger Woods has been very forthcoming and verbal about his beliefs in chiropractic care and so have other famous athletes like Emmett Smith, Barry Bonds, Terrell Owens, bodybuilder, Arnold Swarzenegger, and boxing great, Evander Holyfield.

Performance Boost

Scientific studies have proven that after 12 weeks, chiropractic care can improve an athlete’s performance by 30%[1]. It increases their agility, balance and reaction time, plus it improves their coordination and range of motion. Though it is important for an athlete to see a chiropractor right after an injury, most experts agree that regular, routine care will keep the body more flexible.

Runners have also been studied in relation to chiropractic care. After a big race, they may have joint pain and tendonitis. The spinal column can become misaligned. Professional chiropractic care can clear the nerve transmission paths, and increase the spine’s mobility, thus decreasing the chances of injury.

Check Out Our Unique Chiropractic Clinic

If you are an athlete with muscle or joint pain, then chiropractic care can bring relief. It helps you to avoid potential injuries, and may be able to improve your athletic ability. At Roth Wellness & Chiropractic, we understand the inner workings of the spine, neck and back. We have seen the results of chiropractic care over and over and we know it works. We also specialize in the Kinesio Taping Method.

We have had excellent results with patients who are athletes, but also those suffering with PMS, insomnia, and migraines. Call today to schedule an appointment with Dr. Sharon Roth. She has years of experience and excellent training and has worked with celebrity athletes. Dr. Roth often speaks at conferences about the benefits of chiropractic care and has appeared on Fox Network educating the public about chiropractic care for children. She enjoys working with children and adults and often holds workshops to help families understand the benefits of great chiropractic care.