Injury Prevention Tips Part II

In addition to the previous blog, here are some additional injury prevention tips to follow:

1) Check that equipment is appropriate and safe.

2) Introduce new activities gradually and make sure you are clear on how to perform them safely.

3) Allow lots of time for warming up before your workout/activity.

4) Review training and competition courses beforehand.

5) Train on different surfaces, using the right footwear.

6) Shower and change immediately after the cool-down phase (after exercise).

7) Stay away from potentially infectious areas when training or competing very hard.

8) Be extremely fussy about hygiene, particularly in hot weather.

Chiropractic care is not only exceptional in the treatment of acute and chronic injuries, but is equally successful in preventing future injuries when regular care is received. Simply, chiropractic focuses on the cause of the deficiency or injury and not just the symptoms.

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Kids, Sports and Chiropractic

Do you or your kids play sports? Be a better athlete with chiropractic and why sports celebrities are turning to chiropractic like never before!

Why have Lance Armstrong, Tiger Woods, Joe Montana, and Emmit Smith all turned to chiropractic care? Because it has been shown to increase athletic performance as much as 16.7%.
Chiropractic has also been shown to reduce your chance for injury. Athletes today are in the most competitive environment we have ever seen. Even school age children are finding competitive sports to be taxing on their bodies like never before, with expanded practice and game schedules. Chiropractic care plays a vital role in musculoskeletal performance, prevention of injury, and recovery from injury. That's why so many pro athletes are turning to chiropractic care.

    There's good reason these athletes are turning to chiropractic care. A study published in the journal of Chiropractic Research and Clinical Investigation, revealed that chiropractic care can increase athletic performance by as much as 16.7% over two weeks. Another study published in the Journal of Vertebral Subluxation Research in 1997 revealed that chiropractic care increases your capillary count, meaning increased blood flow. The benefits of increased blood flow are substantial for any athlete. What do they know that you don’t? Chiropractic care offers exciting opportunities to be a better athlete and enjoy the sport you love!

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    schedule an initial consultation with Dr. Gilmore to determine whether chiropractic care at Back To Action is right for you.