Chiropractor’s have been treating athletes for many years; Although, it has only more recently been seen in the media. Athletes of all types, from the weekend warrior to the world-class athlete, utilize Chiropractic because it is a drug-free way to better health and performance.
When discussing a chiropractic adjustment the most important thing to keep in mind is the term “function”. Chiropractors emphasize the importance of joint function, if a joint is functioning at 100% then we know we have 100% of joint health. With athletes, this is even more important due to the increased loads or stress put on their muscles and joints.
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Chiropractic is a great way to help get a joint to move, and therefore function, better. Results are greatly improved with an athlete if the surrounding musculature is addressed as well.
“I would estimate that in excess of 90% of all world-class athletes use Chiropractic care to prevent injuries and to increase their performance potential.” Sean Atkins, PhD, Exercise Physiologist
The Chiropractors at Victory Rehab in Naperville have a great deal of experience when working with athletes. Dr. Tom, an athlete himself, was the team chiropractor of the Chicago Steel and also treated many runners, triathletes, and swimmers in the western suburbs ranging from professional to amateur.
Dr. Chris worked along side the treating chiropractor of the Indianapolis Colts for a number of years. Dr. Chris has experience in dealing with high school athletes and has worked directly with teams in the Indianapolis area before moving to Naperville.
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