Providing high quality and thorough chiropractic care to people of all ages.
Chiropractors are allied health professionals who place a large focus on helping people move, feel and function to their greatest potential. Chiropractors use a number of different techniques, such as spinal manipulation to help stimulate and optimise nervous system function.
People often come to see a Chiropractor for a number of different reasons. These reasons can include neck pain, back pain, headaches, sciatica and more! Chiropractic care may be able to help with these issues by restoring movement in the spine and helping to relieve tension. Some patients seek long term care from a Chiropractor as it may assist in preventing tension and stiffness building to a point that it affects function in everyday tasks.
When it comes to athletes, some athletes prefer to be adjusted by their Chiropractor prior to their competition or game so they are able to perform to their best ability. Adjustment can allow for full movement throughout the body, minimising restrictions through joints and muscles.
For the purposes of this blog post, we define an athlete as someone who is proficient in a sport or other form/s of physical activity. Athletes can be classified as professional (paid) or amateurs (non-paid).
As of May 2022, Australian athletes who have incorporated Chiropractic care into their elite training include (but are not limited to):
As of May 2022, examples of renowned international athletes that have incorporated Chiropractic care include:
During the Rio 2016 Olympics, Chiropractors were incorporated into a large team of healthcare providers who helped over 14,500 Olympic and Paralympic athletes compete to their best. Australian Chiropractors made up 20% of the total Chiropractors from around the world that was asked to join the Olympic & Paralympics!
Chiropractic care may be help athletes in the following ways:
If you are an athlete wanting further clarification or help with performing to your best ability without the restriction of muscle and joint tension, consider contacting your local Chiropractor to get started.