The current generation of children is more athletic than any before. Youth sports, in particular, puts young, developing structures into demand physically and opens the door for trauma. Chiropractic adjustments focus on the spinal, joint structure and nervous system as kid go through their growth and development stages.
Athletes are fine-tuned machines with each part of their biomechanical systems working in harmony for optimal function. Even a minor breakdown in just one part of the body could mean the difference between participation and being side-lined, victory or defeat. Chiropractic is not only beneficial to the experienced and professional athlete, but is beneficial to the amateur and weekend warrior athlete as well. Athletes of all types utilize chiropractic because it is a drug-free way to better health and performance. The chiropractor’s role in helping the athlete is to enhance performance, prevent and manage injury.
Chiropractic care is very gentle, safe, and effective throughout pregnancy. Adjustments to the spine and pelvis, as well as some work with the muscles and ligaments, help create and maintain balance in the body to help prepare the body for labor and birth.
Some conditions in pregnant women that may improve with chiropractic include:
Pubic symphysis dysfunction and pain
Round ligament pain
Low back pain