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How Student Athletes Can Benefit from Chiropractic Adjustments

How Student Athletes Can Benefit from Chiropractic Adjustments

Chiropractic adjustments are known to help the human body maintain proper alignment.  This can reduce sports injuries and enhance an athlete’s performance.

Why is this so important to a student athlete?

A student athlete has his or her own set of unique circumstances.  For those students participating in sports, they are most at risk for repetitive motion injuries.  This can affect the lower back, hips, groin, elbows, shoulders, or neck.  The problem is that most students don’t stay active for long.  They tend to sit for long periods of time in class or studying which can aggravate the problem.  This will eventually cause the student to suffer from chronic pain.

Extended periods of sitting can cause the muscles to tighten up which will lead to abnormal body movement around the troubled area which will cause further irritation and pain.  This can be of particular concern to a student because any significant physical pain could cause loss of sleep and/or eventually an impact on the student’s academic performance.

Even if a student doesn’t participate in athletics, they are still hard on their body mostly due to lack of sleep.  They also can suffer from poor posture and school-related stress.  By having chiropractic adjustments, the student can maintain good health and maintain their academic status.

 
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