“Performing at my best is important to me and should be to everyone. I am blessed that my dad is a chiropractor. Getting adjusted regularly – along with practicing other good health habits that my mom helped me to establish – are all part of my goal to win in life and on the field.”
– Aaron Rodgers
Research has shown that approximately 90% of the world’s best athletes use Chiropractic care as a preventative against injuries and to enhance their performance levels and achievement potential. Athletes are continuing to promote the positive effects they have encountered while using chiropractic care and the benefits athletes and non-athletes can experience in a professional setting and in everyday life.
NFL Athletes and Chiropractic Care
Football players are one of the most common athletes to use chiropractic care. NFL players praise chiropractic care, explaining how it helps relieve them of any aches or pains, and supports them in playing at their peak level of performance. The Football Chiropractic Association explains, that on average a NFL team chiropractor performs 30-50 treatments weekly, during the season, which supports players in reaching their maximum potential, physically and mentally.
Green Bay Packers quarterback, Aaron Rogers is an advocate for chiropractic care and he has been having regular adjustments since the first day he started his football career. As the 2011 NFL MVP, he promotes the benefits it has on his ability to perform at his best level and the positive impact it has on his overall health and wellbeing. He has thanked his chiropractor for enabling him to perform even during times his neck was causing him severe pain.
Golf and Chiropractic Care
Approximately 72% of professional golfers on tour employ chiropractors to support their spines alignment, which helps their performance in keeping their swings on target. During tours, golfers are completing thousands of swinging motions, where the repetitive rotation placed on their spine can increase the chances for injuries to occur. Chiropractic care helps to decrease the chances of injury, improve flexibility and posture, which allows for golfers to swing at their maximum range of motion.
Tiger Woods, known for being one of the world’s most outstanding athletes stresses the importance of chiropractic care. He understands that the body must be in alignment in order to swing with a full range of motion, consistently and successfully.
Hockey and Chiropractic Care
Chiropractic care for professional hockey athletes has become one of the most effective treatments for keeping players on the ice for longer periods of time. Considering ice hockey is a very high contact sport, players face a high risk for potential injuries. Professional hockey players use chiropractic care not only to treat injuries but to also to keep themselves on their best form. The Vancouver Canucks and other professional hockey teams have a chiropractor on staff to take care of players during games and to support them during training seasons.
Overall, different types of athletes and teams find that chiropractic care for players promotes healing, reduces pain from any spine or back injuries, improves their coordination and balance, and helps to increase their range of motion.
For more advice on how to treat athletic injuries or to make an appointment with Dr. Harley for chiropractic care, visit us today at Broward Spine and Joint Rehabilitation in Coconut Creek.
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