Without a doubt, athletes take a lot of physical abuse in competition and training and place some remarkable amounts of strain on their bodies. Recovering from these hurts – both small and large – determines to a significant extent how successful an athlete will be.
For that reason alone, the dedicated athlete should investigate every avenue to faster recovery to improve his or her sports performance. Here are a few of the benefits that chiropractic care can yield in this area:
Healthier physique – Massage therapy and regular chiropractic adjustments can yield incredible results across an athlete’s entire body. Treatments of the joints of the body – especially the neck and spine – can relieve overall body pain while more localized treatment of the wrists, ankles, hips and knees will also pay significant health dividends. In addition, through massage, muscle groups can be relieved of tension, the heart rate can be lowered and even your brain can be induced into a more relaxed state of mind.
Lowered risk of injury – Supple joints as promoted by chiropractic treatment are far more supple and resilient than non-treated one. This fact means an athlete should experience far fewer acute – and chronic! – injuries over the course of their career. This is not only important for the fact that an uninjured athlete performs better but it has longer-lasting import for life after one’s career has ended.
Faster recovery time – The manipulation of the body through chiropractic treatment stimulates bloodflow into the affected area – thus promoting healing – and also attempts to increase the initial range of motion and flexibility so that the total recovery time is significantly reduced.
Greater endurance – Not being in peak physical condition will affect speed, power, and stamina. Regular chiropractic treatments allow the athlete to train harder and for longer periods of time. It is a win-win situation for both your body and your career.
For more information on the improvement of sports performance through chiropractic care in Coconut Creek and the greater Broward County area, please contact us at Bofshever Wellness Center. We can found online at Bofshever.com or reached directly at 954.246.3336.