Sports & Chiropractic

Sports, Chiropractic & you the athlete

For decades now, Chiropractic has kept athletes performing at their peak. Not just from an injury prevention and correction perspective, but literally utilized by sportspeople around the world as a means of boosting and enhancing their performance. Much the same as a sports supplement, but so much more powerful, chiropractors balance your spinal column and relieve stress on your muscles, ligaments, tendons and nerves.

Here are some facts regarding athletes and chiropractic:

Chiropractic for athletes is utilized by professional athletes and weekend warriors alike.

It’s a regrettable fact that when many competitors take to the starting line there nervous system is far from fully charged and ready to give 100%; in fact in many situations their bodies are predisposed, or more likely to injure due to spinal misalignment.

Winning margins are sometimes as small as 0.01 of a second! Performing with your spine and nervous system working in harmony could be the difference between finishing 5th or 1st!

Competing athletes require extraordinary functioning from their bodies and this requires correct spinal structural alignment.

Chiropractic maintenance care for the spine and nervous system can help an athlete avoid crippling injury layoffs that can handicap an individual for life.

Chiropractic care for athletes can give a winning advantage. The competitor who uses chiropractic will beat the one who doesn’t – all else being equal!

Nearly all elite and professional athletes access health care practitioners to assure a healthy spine and nervous system. Chiropractors are perfectly qualified and positioned to deliver such care.

To maximize your strength, coordination and energy levels, and to lessen any chance of injury, keep your spine and nervous system working well with regular chiropractic care. Research has shown that chiropractic care improves athletic performance:

Fifty athletes were divided into two groups. One group received chiropractic care while the control group did not receive care. They were tested for agility, balance, power, and speed and hand reaction time.
After 12 weeks, the chiropractic group’s improvement was 16.7% including a more than 30% improvement in reaction time. The chiro athletes reacted faster, coordinated better, executed fine movements with improved accuracy and precision, amounting to an overall better athlete.

University baseball players were divided into a chiropractic and a non-chiropractic group. They were tested for vertical jump, standing broad jump, broad jump, muscle strength, pulse rate, electrocardiogram, blood pressure and treadmill stress testing. The chiropractic group showed significant improvement over the control group.

16 injured female long distance runners were placed under chiropractic care. The runners recovered quickly and seven of them later scored “personal best” performances.

Sports & Chiropractic. Keeping you performing at you peak.

As well as providing care for people of all ages, newborn through to 90+, Dr. Chris has a passionate interest in sport and athletes from all walks of life, consulting with the “weekend warriors” through to the elite, and all those in-between. Dr. Chris knows what it’s like to ask a lot from the body. After an exhaustive qualification series, he represented Australia in 1998 and 2000 as an age group triathlete at the Triathlon World Championships (33rd and 11th).

In 2003 he was rewarded with a qualification for the famous Hawaiian Ironman after performing well in the Australian Ironman Triathlon. He then finished 22nd in 2004 in the famous Melbourne to Warnanbool bike race. He has been an official treating chiropractor at the Hawaiian Ironman triathlon, and a regular practitioner at the Australian Ironman triathlon.

Dr. Chris has experienced first hand how Chiropractic helped his athletic ability and performance, aiding his recovery and reducing injury. Chiropractic has been scientifically shown to enhance co-ordination, speed and overall performance. It can also help your body to be more mobile and flexible, and help keep your muscles in peak condition.

Dr Chris can certainly vouch for that!

Chiropractic Fees

TYPEFEE
Initial Consultation:$75
Regular Consultation:$52
Initial Concession:$60
Regular Concession:$44
Child / Student Under 18 Initial:$50
Child / Student Regular:$36
FAMILY VISIT$110

Appointments

Phone 9399 9659