How Pro Athletes use Sports Chiropractic to Enhance Performance

Becoming a professional athlete comes with a lot of sacrifices and expectations. You will have to pay your dues if you want to get to the peak of your career.

The truth is that what separates one athlete from another is competitive advantage. A slight advantage can make the difference between you emerging as the best or falling short when competing with others.

Because of this, many high-level athletes try to understand how their body functions and are always trying to discover ways to improve their performance. Because they know that once they can get an advantage, they will surely come out on top.

It is this hunt to improve performance that led to the discovery of sports chiropractors as an important component in enhancing performance. Top athletes like Babe Ruth and Tom Brady have over the years relied on chiropractic care in order to achieve a higher level of success. So, they basically describe it as their “secret weapon”.

Dr Steve treating Jens Pulver, former UFC Lightweight Champion

Dr Steve treating Jens Pulver, former UFC Lightweight Champion

How Does Sports Chiropractic Help Athletes?

The focus of every athlete, whether professional or amateur, is to reduce pain, improve functionality and also to increase strength. These are three major areas that every athlete is concerned with. Research has shown clearly that chiropractic care has the ability to help in these key areas.

In a recent study, athletes showed an increased level of strength up to 30 minutes after they received an adjustment.

Chiropractic care has also been shown to provide better pain relief. In fact, its ability to relieve pain has been shown to be more powerful than that of NSAIDs. People who are experiencing moderate to severe pain have reported a significant improvement while receiving chiropractic care.

All of this clearly indicates that chiropractic care really has the ability to help athletes to supersede their potentials and go on to be a better version of themselves.

How Can We Help You?

You may not be in a world championship currently or even in the Olympics, but you must probably have a few healthcare goals in mind. You may simply just want to improve your health, stay sharper and live the best life that you could ever live.

Irrespective of which category you fall into, we sincerely believe that chiropractic care will help move you closer to achieving your health goals.

We would love to be part of your success story in a walk to healthcare stability. Chat with us today about your goals and together we can create a plan that will help you get closer to achieving it.

Tiger Woods uses a sports chiropractor to help with his low back pain and improve his golf swing

Scientific References

  1. The effects of a single session of spinal manipulation on strength and cortical drive in athletes. European Journal of Applied Physiology 2018

Stephen Lee