Chiropractic Care Minimizes Risk of Injury in Elite Athletes

Chiropractic care minimizes risk of injury in elite athletes.

Chiropractic care minimizes risk of injury in elite athletes.



Chiropractic care minimizes risk of injury in elite athletes.

Athletes can turn to chiropractic care to help minimize injuries. Athletes are often looking to achieve their top performance and for ways they can improve their performance to the next, higher level. When athletes focus on their health and well-being they can achieve top performance levels.  No matter how an athlete performs they tend to get in a competitive mode as well which can push their body even further. It is very important that athletes stay healthy in order to perform at their maximum levels.

Chiropractic Treatments can help with injuries

Injuries that athletes experience can be very painful. They can also take the athlete out for a game or for a season. A chiropractor can offer a variety of treatments for different injuries to help the athlete get back into the game.

Common injuries seen in athletes are:

  • Back Pain
  • Neck Pain
  • Concussions
  • Shin Splints
  • Whiplash
  • Repetitive injuries such as tennis elbow
  • Sprained muscles
  • Strained muscles

Pain relief when getting treated by a chiropractor can help to heal injuries. A chiropractor will access a patient’s needs by doing a detailed examination and then devising a detailed treatment plan. A chiropractor at Hughes Chiropractic and Massage will provide a natural treatment to help reduce the pain and inflammation. The chiropractor will work with the patient, encouraging the patient to seek natural healing treatments as well.


Benefits of Chiropractic Care for Athletes

Chiropractic treatment can help athletes by taking pressure off of nerves in the spinal column.  When the spinal vertebrae are misaligned the impulses sent from your brain to other parts of your body through your spine may not be as clear as they should be.  Your body is not operating at full capacity when these impulses are restricted and your athletic performance can suffer.

Chiropractic care can improve an athletics’ performance by adjusting posture and improving neck and spine strength reducing the risk of injuries.

In summary, chiropractic care is excellent for athletics for the treatment and prevention of injuries.

Contact Hughes Chiropractic and Massage if you are an athlete looking for chiropractic care.

CARMICHAEL, Calif., Apr 24, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) — As the U.S. continues to celebrate the recent world championship win of its National Bobsled & Skeleton Team, the Foundation for Chiropractic Progress (F4CP), a not-for-profit organization dedicated to raising awareness about the value of chiropractic care, is applauding the healthcare team that supported the athletes along the way. Since the addition of chiropractic care to its medical team in 2010, these teams report that injuries have significantly decreased and athletic performance has skyrocketed.