School is back and that means high school and middle school sports are back in full swing in the Rockwall area. Chiropractic care can help student athletes in a variety of ways. Hopefully they do not suffer an injury, but if they do, seeing a chiropractor can certainly help them recover faster and help manage or relieve any pain they may experience. In addition to helping resolve an injury, chiropractic care can help prevent injuries during athletic movements.
Why Chiropractic Care Helps Prevent Injury
Keeping the spine and body in alignment can help prevent or reduce the amount of injuries a student athlete or any athlete may experience. A primary cause of injury in young athletes is the lack of per-conditioning. This is especially true among the female population. Due to the difference in joints in boys and girls, female athletes are more likely to experience an injury.
Student athletes should receive regular chiropractic care to help prevent sports injuries and keep their bodies in alignment. If you look at the medical staff of many professional and collegiate sports teams, you’ll find a chiropractor. That isn’t a mistake, it is because many teams use chiropractic care as a method to help prevent injury and recover from injuries.
Other Benefits of Chiropractic Care
In addition to injury prevention and injury recover, chiropractic care offers the body more flexibility and can increase blood flow to areas of the body that may need to recover from over use. Think of a baseball pitcher. Throwing overhand is actually not a motion the body was designed to do and over time athletes can develop shoulder issues and elbow issues. Chiropractic care can allow greater blood flow to the shoulder and other areas of the body in need to help athletes, pitchers in this case,