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Chiropractic care for Athletes in Fairfax, VA

Chiropractic care Specialist For Athletes

Musculoskeletal injuries are a severe issue in sports medicine. Athletes are often susceptible to injuries. Especially muscle and joint injuries. Mainly from contact sports like soccer, rugby, basketball, soccer, and football. Studies show that over 3.5 million sports injuries happen every year. 

Dr. Gregory Lee DC, the best chiropractor in Fairfax, is here to change that. With spinal adjustments, athletes can decrease the possibility of shoulder dislocation, strains, sprains, and other common sports injuries. 

For those who want to know more about chiropractic care for athletes, you’ve come to the right place. We prepared a practical guideline that will help you figure out the impact of spinal adjustments on aches and discomfort.

A Brief History of Chiropractic Therapy

Chiropractic therapy has been around for many years. But, it wasn’t until the 80s that the very first chiropractor became a vital component of the U.S. Olympic medical team. Since then, chiropractic care has turned into a critical factor during sports training. Experts are starting to understand the sheer benefit and long-term results of chiropractic care, particularly when paired with other alternative treatments. 

The Impact of Chiropractic Care On Athletes

Regardless of the type of discomfort, you are dealing with, like back pain, back stiffness, or poor range of motion, you can rely on spinal adjustments to get you back on track. With impressive techniques, Dr. Lee will work with the muscle pain at its root. 

Soft tissue manipulation and adequate adjustments stimulate the sensitive areas and break up the scar tissue. Therefore, strengthening the body through the process of natural recovery. This is exactly what athletes need to boost their overall athletic performance.

The Benefits of Chiropractic Care for Athletes

Spinal adjustments can have a plethora of benefits. According to small-scale research, after a single chiropractic care session, patients experienced an increase in strength. In addition, experts recorded a significant 8% boost in flexor muscle strength in elite taekwondo athletes. 

Overall, people use chiropractic treatment to:

  • Boost athletic performance
  • Alleviate stressors
  • Enhance range of motion
  • Accelerate the natural rejuvenation process
  • Fix posture
  • Curb the inflammation 
  • Calm the muscle pain, stiffness, and regular discomfort

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Dr. Gregory Lee, Doctor of Chiropractic Fairfax
Doctor Of Chiropractic