Athletes and fitness enthusiasts face a unique set of challenges when it comes to joint health. At Optimal Health Spine & Wellness in Normandy Park, Washington, Nicole Leshaw, DC, CCSP, and massage therapist Kelly Colello, LMT, offer a range of services to support sports recovery and performance. Call the office today to book a one-on-one consultation. Online scheduling is also available and takes just moments to complete.
Whether you’re healing from a sports injury or simply recovering from challenging workout and training exercises, chiropractic care has you covered. This approach centers on the belief that the human body has an astounding capacity to heal itself.
Chiropractic care focuses on addressing misalignment within your joints, especially the joints of your spine. Each joint in your body is a complex network of bones, ligaments, tendons, muscles, nerves, blood vessels, and other tissues. A problem with any of these components can place undue pressure on your nervous system, triggering widespread pain.
Chiropractic care works to restore optimal joint alignment. Once your joints are enabled to move freely, your pain levels decline and the healing process moves forward.
Joint misalignment prevents your body from functioning at peak levels. When your brain is receiving pain signals, it directs your body to perform differently in an effort to reduce pain. That can cause you to consciously or subconsciously alter the way you use your body, which in turn changes your athletic performance.
The power of chiropractic care in performance enhancement is no secret, especially among elite and professional athletes. Chiropractic care is a staple in training programs in the National Football League, Major League Baseball, and the National Basketball Association, as well as at numerous universities across the nation.
You don’t have to be a pro athlete to benefit from chiropractic care. Anyone who lives an active lifestyle can achieve improvements in performance.
There are a variety of different reasons to choose chiropractic care. For many men and women, regular adjustments combined with massage therapy create a sense of balance and harmony within the body.
Athletes and active men and women notice that they’re able to train more effectively with chiropractic care. Eliminating joint health issues empowers your body to perform at peak levels, which helps you get the most out of your training routines.
Engaging in significant physical activity while your joints are misaligned can also leave you at a higher risk of injury. Chiropractic care can improve misalignment and postural issues that can lead to injury.
Another benefit is improved flexibility and range of motion that results from proper alignment. Chiropractic care helps your joints recover faster from minor strains and injuries, allowing you to get back in action without lengthy recovery periods.
Learn more about the role chiropractic care and massage therapy play in sports recovery and performance during your personalized consultation, which you can book online or by phone today.