“Since I’ve been in chiropractic, I’ve improved by leaps and bounds both mentally and physically,” said Michael Jordan.
The six time NBA champ and 14 time all star isn’t the only world-class athlete to publicly praise the benefits of chiropractic in sports performance.
Cristiano Ronaldo, Micheal Phelps, Tom Brady, Kobe Bryant, Rory McIlroy, Tiger Woods, the U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team. These sports stars have all said that chiropractic has helped them improve athletically.
NFL quarterback Aaron Rodgers’ dad is a chiropractor who provided adjustments to his son throughout his youth while playing sports.
“I am blessed that my dad is a chiropractor,” Rodgers said. “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,” he said.
Even if you’re not a professional athlete, a chiropractor can help you improve your sports performance. Whether training for your first 5K or another Ironman competition, athletes of all levels can benefit from chiropractic care. It can give you that competitive edge to help you stay strong and hit your next training goal, in a healthy and natural way.
How exactly can chiropractic care help athletes?
Chiropractic care can be preventative. It allows your body to work from its optimal position, preventing over or under compensating. Proper spinal alignment will reduce aches and pains. It will help athletes perform to the best of their ability.
Some of the many preventative chiropractic care outcomes include:
- Improved range of motion and flexibility
- Injury prevention through proper alignment and body positioning
- Reduced inflammation
- Immunity boost
- Lower stress levels
- Joint pressure relief
- Improved strength and balance
Chiropractors also help athletes recover from sports injuries. Treatment from a chiropractor, as part of a whole health healing solution, helps you regain strength and get back into your sport more quickly.
Chiropractic care after sports injuries helps by:
- Reducing pain
- Reducing inflammation
- Restoring range of motion
- Restoring top performance more quickly
Chiropractic adjustments are a safe, drug-free way to help ease back pain and stiffness from sports. Many professional athletes rely on chiropractic care to help their performance. You can get the same health boost too.