Chicago Sports Chiropractic
Chiropractic Sports Injury Treatment in Chicago
Chiropractic is more and more becoming the treatment of choice for athletes of all ages and skill levels. Chiropractic care is not only for professional athletes, but young athletes can benefit from the non-invasive, safe and effective treatment. Due to the lack of education about biomechanical and neuromuscular dysfunction, medical doctors are not as well prepared to deal with athletic injuries and concerns as a
Doctor of Chiropractic. It is for this reason, that more and more athletes are seeking out chiropractic care to keep them playing their best. It has been found that many high-level athletes and their coaches have found that chiropractic plays a role in maximizing musculoskeletal performance, injury prevention, and management of the injury.
Weekend and amateur can learn about the importance of chiropractic adjustments from the huge number of professional athletes that seek out chiropractic treatment of their own. Many athletes choose to get adjusted prior to their game or sporting event. This is because they feel they are not able to perform at their best level without the confidence that they have a full range of motion in their joints without any sort of resistance.
There has been a big shift in the outlook of healthcare. The shift is towards a more natural approach to healthcare. This shift is causing athletes and non-athletes alike to become more and more interested in nutrition and how it can enhance their performance. Poor nutrition and unhealthy nutrition behavior are linked and associated to the state of nearly every chronic disease. Chiropractors can give information and the importance of vitamin supplementation, dietary intakes, environmental toxicities, homeostasis and biomechanical reactions of the bodily systems.
Chiropractors can also reduce the injuries for entire teams as well as individual athletes by doing tailored conditioning and injury prevention program. It is so important to properly assess and identify the biomechanics of an injury prior to the beginning of a training program that's focused on specific goals. These goals can include but are not limited to, faster sprints, heavier repetitions, longer durations of runs and the list continues. The involvement of soft tissue around an injury is important to evaluate and assess within the treatment program. Chiropractors often use digital imaging to assess the problem. The types of digital imaging range from CAT scans, MRIs, joint angiograms, diskograms and joint arthroscopic procedures.
Chiropractic can give you athletic endeavors and an edge. That's why you'll find chiropractors as team doctors for professional, Olympic, college, high school, junior high and elementary school football, basketball, baseball, ice hockey, soccer, wrestling and weightlifting teams.
Chiropractic is used by top players in sports as diverse as tennis, ballet, boxing, biking, racing, golf, soccer, rugby, handball, track and many other sports. Chiropractors help keep the athlete on the field and help stop minor injuries from becoming major ones without the use of drugs or surgery. A survey among the NFL trainers found that 77% refer players to chiropractors and all of the NFL teams have a chiropractor officially on staff. Many amateur and professional athletes wouldn't dream of completing without first getting a chiropractic spinal checkup.
Sports Injuries Treatment in Chicago with Chiropractic
Sports injuries nearly always jar and misalign the spinal column: a blow to the ribs, legs, feet, head, shoulder, or torso always radiates to the center of the body. That's why a chiropractic checkup is needed when you are injured, regardless of the nature of the injury. Chiropractic is needed, in fact, even when medical procedures may also be necessary.
Why? If an injury is serious enough to need medical care, the spine and body alignment is almost always damaged. Further, medical doctors are simply not trained to locate and correct spinal subluxations. that is the realm of a doctor of chiropractic. If you want to participate in athletics and want the winning edge, Advanced Spine and Sports Care is the clinic for you.
Chiropractic care and football
NFL players like Aaron Rodgers, Vernon Davis, Jerry Rice all praise chiropractic for helping them to play at the best of their ability. Chiropractic also helps these athletes play with aches and pains. According to the Professional Football Chiropractic Association, the average NFL team chiropractor will perform 30-50 treatments each week during a football season. With 34 chiropractors working for the NFL teams, together they execute up to 27,000 adjustments in just 16 weeks.
Chiropractic and the PGA (Professional Golf Association)
Many big-name golfers such as Jack Nicklaus and the late Arnold Palmer have acknowledged chiropractic as part of their success. The most recent winner of the Masters Tournament, Jordan Spieth, recently thanked his chiropractor in his acceptance speech of the green jacket. Mr. Spieth has been getting chiropractic care since he was 14 years old. Seeking out chiropractor care as a young teenager helps to prevent injuries and enhance his athletic performance and overall wellness. Dr. Van Beizen has been part of the PGA tour medical staff for nine years. Golf, like many sports, is a sport that involves many unbalanced and asymmetrical patterns in the body.
To conclude, chiropractic is a great, natural and effective form of healthcare. This is especially true for those who participate in sports and athletics. If you are playing sports and want to have the best functioning body possible come see Dr. Ingham and Dr. Steller at Advanced Spine and Sports Care in Lakeview Chicago. Call us or schedule your first appointment conveniently online!