Chiropractic and sport

EFFETS OF SPORT ON THE BODY

Physical activity is important in a healthy and balanced lifestyle. Exercise allows among others to reduce stress, burn calories and keep our body moving.

However, the practice of different sports can cause imbalances or injuries. Indeed, repeated movements are responsible for articular micro-traumas. These will often be the cause of major trauma such as tendonitis, shin splints or the stress fractures. It is important to detect them early.


Whatever the sport, it is necessary to be followed by a chiropractor for preventive care first, and also curative care in case of injury.


THE BENEFITS OF CHIROPRACTIC IN SPORTS

Chiropractic aims to restore the body to its optimum capacity. Ensuring good mechanical spine and peripheral joints, chiropractor can influence a lot of critical functions in athletic performance.

Chiropractic has three main roles :

  • Treat : the role of the chiropractor is to detect various disorders of the neuro-musculoskeletal system and treat them if they are within its jurisdiction. It can be simple spasms, chronic pain, sprains, tendonitis, sciatica …
  • Prevent : the patient is supported in its entirety: the chiropractor does not stop only with the symptom, it looks for the cause. Thus, there is a muscle and joint correcting thereby preventing future injury.
  • Improve performance : the practitioner will find limiting practice your sport. Chiropractic can improve muscle potential, coordination, joint flexibility, respiratory capacity, recovery after exercise …
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