Sports Injury & High Performance

Optimize Your Performance With Sports Chiropractic

Whether you are a top athlete or are working on integrating some healthy activity in your life, sports chiropractic care can help keep your spine balanced and your nerve system functioning at 100%, improving your performance dramatically.
A study conducted by the New Zealand School of Chiropractic at the University of Auckland confirmed the performance improving aspect of sports chiropractic care. Volunteers who received cervical (neck) adjustments improved their reaction time by nearly 15% while those who rested instead improved their reaction time by only 8%. This substantial difference occurred because chiropractic adjustments remove interference to the nervous system, optimizing communication between the brain and body to reduce reaction time.
In a randomized clinical trial (RCT) published on April 8, 2010,  two groups of male semi elite Australian Rules football athletes, were match them in several ways and randomly placed in one of two arms of the study.  All received the usual and customary management and medical care.  Half also received sports chiropractic care which consisted of both soft tissue and high velocity spinal manipulation.   There research evaluated several outcomes.  When sports chiropractic care was added to conventional management, there was a significant reduction in lower limb strain injuries, time missed as a result of knee injuries, lower low back pain, and there was improvement in health status. In addition, there was a trend towards prevention of hamstring and primary non-contact knee injuries and there were no reported adverse outcomes from the intervention. 
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