Body Health Blog
Spinal and peripheral joint injuries can restrict range of motion, reduce strength, slow reflexes, shorten endurance, and decrease performance. Chiropractic care of these types of injuries has become increasingly popular. Professional sports teams, Olympic trainers, and competitive athletes are employing chiropractic doctors because they demand positive results.
Chiropractic care helps restore function to spinal and peripheral joints that are fixated and not moving properly. Besides helping to relieve pain, chiropractic care can also help reduce inflammation.
Muscles, tendons and ligaments depend on proper joint movement for peak performance. Injuries to range of motion, decrease blood supply, and literally “take you out of the game”.
Normalizing joint function helps speed the healing of these soft tissues and reduce the deconditioning effect of being on the sidelines. An aerobic exercise program or plan of brisk walking can improve muscle tone and help you recover from strains, sprains, and other activity-restricting health problems.
Whether you are a tri-athlete, golf, play tennis, cycle, swim or run or even bowl, the best treatment for sports injuries is preventative care. Ask Doctor Armitage for a care plan based on your age, condition, and health objectives. Find out if chiropractic care can help restore your health, improve your performance, and increase your competitive edge.