Most elite athletes and high performing sports teams have a chiropractor on their staff or one associated with their training and development. The advantage to their performance is undeniable and in most cases necessary to perform at a consistently high level.
Chiropractic care can be an excellent method of obtaining and sustaining superior performance while participating in sports. Participation in sports or exercise is an important step in maintaining your health. Exercise strengthens your heart, bones, and joints and reduces stress, among many other benefits. Unfortunately, injuries during participation in sports are all too common. Often, these injuries occur in someone who is just taking up sports as a form of activity, doesn’t use proper safety equipment, or becomes overzealous about the exercise regimen.
Most elite athletes and professional sports teams use chiropractors to enhance their performance level. Imbalances in the spine often lead to improper communication to the muscles leaving an athlete prone to injuries. By seeing your chiropractor and keeping your nervous system functioning at a high level you will ensure optimal performance when needed and overcome sports injuries.
Dr. Whidden has been designated as a Certified Chiropractic Sports Physician (CCSP) by the American Chiropractic Board of Sports Physicians (ACBSP).
The CCSP® (Certified Chiropractic Sports Physician®) certification is designed to help the physician obtain:
– A greater awareness of the responsibilities of the sports/team physician.
– The ability to instruct athletes in rehabilitative procedures and athletic training principles
– The capability to evaluate and treat typical sports injuries
– The ability to treat athletes in emergency situations
– A working knowledge of the clinical biomechanics and physiology involved in specific sports and recreational activities.
There are several Destin chiropractors to choose from, how do you know which one to choose? Please contact our chiropractic clinic in Destin, Florida or our new office in Miramar Beach, Florida at 850-654-1850 to schedule chiropractic care, massage therapy, nutritional counseling, rehabilitation services, or if you have questions about any of our services or our ability to provide you with help.