Sports, Chiropractic and a Healthy Lifestyle

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As Vancouver's Sports Chiropractor, Armitage & Associates is committed to helping you maximize your performance potential. These articles are provided to help you understand muscle and joint behavior, prevent injury, and aid recover from common activity-related injuries.


Sports, Chiropractic and a Healthy Lifestyle

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.


  • Shlomo
    June 27, 2012

    Thanks for this post! The way I see it, the spine is a line that connects all the parts of our body, allowing us to use each and every part of body freely. If not taken properly, the line that connects everything together will deteriorate, affecting the parts connecting to it, thus resulting to all sorts of diseases and complications.

  • Dale Macdonald
    June 17, 2013

    Chiropractic is very helpful to prevent from injuries. Now day’s so many players are suffer from injuries and Sports Injury Chiropractor are take care of these injuries and helps restore function to spinal and peripheral joints.


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