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How Chiropractic Care Can Help with Athletic Performance

Sports Chiropractic therapy is about healing and improving the athletic individual’s body. Chiropractic care focuses on the skeletal and muscular systems, and proper care of those have a lot of benefits for athletes. At Chiropractic of Bellevue, we offer assessment and diagnosis of sport-related injuries and offer tips for injury prevention. The difference with chiropractic treatment is that it’s non-invasive. We help you improve strength, increase flexibility, and enhance your range of motion. 

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Preventing Injuries

The best way to treat an injury is to keep it from happening in the first place. This is not always possible, but there are things you can do that will reduce the risk.  Being careful to not overuse your muscles is one way to avoid injury. Some injuries are self-inflicted by overuse, and you are more susceptible to other types of injuries if you are tired. 

The realignment of the spine is a major part of what a Bellevue chiropractor does. This results in the body being more flexible and makes injuries less likely. 

Treating Injuries with Chiropractic Care

Chiropractors adjust the alignment of the joints and vertebrae, keeping the body working together in harmony. This makes it less prone to injury while speeding up recovery time.   

Part of the treatment involves massage and stretching to improve range-of-motion. We also have tools to help break down scar tissue that is irritating. 

Benefits of Sports Chiropractic Care

Keeping your body flexible is key to avoiding injuries, and that is a major benefit of working with a Bellevue chiropractor. Still, injuries happen. When they do, often the options are drugs that make you sluggish or surgery that keeps you sidelined for a long time. Chiropractic care is non-invasive, so there are no drugs or surgery involved. The key is to adjust your body so it functions at its optimum level, letting it heal itself.

Chiropractic care helps you perform at your best. Many elite athletes and professional sports teams are seeing the benefits.  All NFL teams have team chiropractors, and most professional baseball and basketball players do as well.

Visit a Bellevue Chiropractor

Give us a call today at 425-802-5432 if you are an athlete concerned about injuries. Whether you are injured or not, it is a good idea to have your body performing at its best, with maximum flexibility and range-of-motion. At Chiropractic of Bellevue, we specialize in helping you succeed. We will help you avoid injury, and if they do happen, we are here to help you get back on track as soon as possible.