If you’re an athlete, you may not have considered visiting a chiropractor unless you’ve had an injury. However, there are benefits to visiting a chiropractor regularly as an athlete. All but one NFL team has a chiropractor on staff. Visiting a chiropractor regularly has many benefits for athletes.
Michael Jordan says, “I didn’t know how much I could improve until I started seeing a chiropractor. Since I’ve been in chiropractic, I’ve improved by leaps and bounds, both mentally and physically.”
Emmitt Smith, professional football player, says, “I go see [my chiropractor] when I get bent out of shape on Sundays. Playing in a football game is like being in 30-40 car accidents.”
So, athletes, what are you waiting for? Read this post to see why you should investigate your chiropractic options.
Makes Sure Body Is Functioning Most Efficiently
Visiting a chiropractor is a natural and healthy way to make sure that your body is functioning most efficiently. This will not only help your body prevent injuries, but will also help the injuries to heal quickly. This also helps you as you play, because your body will be able to perform at its peak. By not visiting a chiropractor, you could be missing out on your full athletic potential.
Protects Your Body
Visiting a chiropractor can help your body be prepared to stand up against injuries. It’s also a very natural and healthy process. By ensuring that your body is function at its best, your body will be able to more naturally defend itself from problems.
Merrill Moses, goalie for the US Men’s National Water Polo Team, says, “[Visiting a chiropractor] helps me prevent injuries and keeps my body in alignment. I am so satisfied with chiropractic care, and what it has done for my health and fitness, that I am planning to pursue a doctorate of chiropractic after my career as a national team water polo player.”
Addresses Symptoms Before They Create Problems
You might think that being sore after a work-out or practice is natural, but you could be wearing out your body and not allowing it to heal. A chiropractor can help you examine the physical effects of working out/practice on your body, and help you find out the best way to treat your body. For example, a chiropractor can give you tips to help you prevent tennis or golfer’s elbow!
Still not convinced? Check out this video with Jerry Rice, NFL player, and see how chiropractics has changed his life. Jerry says, “Chiropractic care was key to keeping me in the game.”
So what do you think? As an athlete, are you making sure that your body is performing at its peak? Schedule a visit with us and we can help you ensure that your body is taken care of, especially in the athletic areas of your life! Take a look at all the services, we provide here or give us a call today for more information!