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Tuesday, February 7, 2017

Chiropractic and Sports Facts

  • "90% of all world-class athletes use chiropractic care to prevent injuries and to increase their performance potential"      -Sean Atkins PhD, Exercise Physiologist
  • "Athletic injuries are often caused by improper biomechanics or muscle imbalances within the spine. A Chiropractor can ofter detect and prevent a structural problem that can lead to injury or poor performance."
  • "A Canadian research team included chiropractic care in the rehabilitation program of 16 injured runners. Not only did these runners recover quickly, seven of them actually scored 'personal best' performances while under chiropractic care."        --Grimston, SK, Engsberg JR, Shaw L & Vetanze NW, (1990) "Muscular rehabilitation prescribed in coordination with prior chiropractic therapy as a treatment for sacroiliac subluxations in female distance runners" Chiropractic Sports Medicine p.2-8 
  •  50 athletes under chiropractic care scored significantly better on standard tests of athletic ability. This group also achieved reaction times more than 18% faster than their initial scores tested without use of chiropractic. --Lauro, A. & Mouch B. (1991) "Chiropractic Effects of Athletic Ability" "The Journal of Chiropractic Research and Clinical Investigation" pp. 84-87
Athletes choose chiropractic because the want:
  • Improved athletic ability 
  • Increased reaction time
  • Increased performance and endurance
  • Injury prevention
  • Faster recovery time from injuries
  • Proper muscular balance of the spine 
Call Christopher Chiropractic today at (606) 549-4811 to get started with chiropractic care and help improve your athletic ability!

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