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Sports Chiropractor in Mendota

Care for Athletes

Dr. Becker listening to manChiropractic is the only profession that deals with the detection and correction of subluxations. Subluxations occur when spinal vertebrae are mispositioned and create interference in the operation of the nervous system. Subluxations can also alter the signals to and from the brain that report how muscles are functioning. Chiropractic care corrects these subluxations, allowing both professional and amateur athletes to perform at their highest possible potential.

How an Athlete Performs

Athletic performance depends upon the ability to properly coordinate movement, endurance, and strength. These functions are all controlled by the nervous system. The brain generates the intent and sends the signals to the individual muscles to perform the desired activity. Any interference with nerve signals will decrease the athlete’s ability to perform at the highest competitive level.

Optimum Athletic Performance

Participation in any sport requires complex and exact movements from muscles, and clear and clean communication with the nerves that control them. A nervous system free from subluxations will create optimal performance. Many athletes report achieving their personal bests in their respective sports after starting chiropractic.

Many professional sports teams, including every team in the National Football League, have chiropractors on staff to ensure that their athletes perform to their maximum potential. Studies have shown that chiropractic care can result in a 14.8% increase in reaction time. For an athlete, this can be the difference between making the team, or making the hall of fame.

Sports Injuries

Most athletes test the limits of their bodies while performing their sports. Injuries are sometimes unavoidable. Chiropractic is a valuable tool both in preventing injury and reducing recovery time. A body free from subluxations is less prone to injury and better able to heal quickly and properly. Avoiding injuries is the best way to stay in the game. But if injuries occur, chiropractic care, like care provided at Becker Chiropractic, should always be included as part of the recovery regimen.

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