An adult human spine typically consists of 26 moveable segments: seven cervical vertebras, twelve thoracic vertebras, five lumbar vertebras, one sacrum, and one coccyx (tailbone). Intervertebral d ...View Article
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Why do professional athletes in almost every sport rely on regular chiropractic care? The simplest answer is, chiropractic works! An increasing number of professional athletes, as well as professional and Olympic coaches agree that chiropractic is an important part of their athletes " competitive edge." Athletes such as Michael Jordon, Chris Carter, Tiger Woods, John McEnroe, Al Unser Jr., and many top athletes have realized the importance of keeping there body performing at its ultimate best through chiropractic through relieving nerve interference. The role of chiropractic in sports works in a few different ways. To start it helps prevent injury. It will also enhance performance. And in the unlikely event that there is an injury it speeds up the recovery processes.
" How does chiropractic create a " competitive edge?" When the body is able to function at its optimal level with proper alignment to operate it will perform at its peak.
When a subluxation has been caused by a repetitive stress or overuse at work or play, spinal nerves may be interfered with. This may in turn negatively affect your range of motion, endurance, strength, reflexes and ultimately your performance. Chiropractic can help your body restore normal nerve function and help you back to your peak performance in both play and work.