How to prevent sports injuries from affecting your performance

Posted On 3 April 2023
By Dr Gus Gunther
Regular Chiropractic Care

When injuries get in the way of your sporting best, it can be frustrating to say the least.

Nobody is immune to suffering a sporting setback, whether it’s a freak injury, a build-up of wear and tear over time, or simply something you’re predisposed to, but for those who want to beat their personal best, avoiding such injuries is key.

If you’re a sporting enthusiast, or even a professional or semi-professional sports person, you will know how important it is to stay in top health, and how many different facets of your life can work together in order to avoid or minimise a sporting injury.

Healthy Eating

Eating healthily can be a good first step to looking after your body and in turn your sporting prowess.

If you do happen suffer from an injury, then eating healthily helps build up the immune system and helps you recover from an injury much quicker.

Good nutrition helps make your muscles stronger overall, possibly avoiding the injury in the first place. A regular intake of protein helps with muscle loss problems, which will obviously make the body stronger, and reduce the risk of a problem in the future.

Regular Chiropractic Care

Another very effective step towards warding off possible injury, boosting strength and overall health is regular chiropractic care. At Balance Chiropractic we are dedicated to offering the highest level of chiropractic care to our patients, using gentle spinal adjustments to offer a maintenance treatment, preventing injury wherever possible and treating any problems as they occur.

Epping chiropractor, Dr Gus Gunther, has created an atmosphere of dedication to the cause at Balance Chiropractic, believing in the healing power of restoring balance to the body, increasing joint and muscle flexibility, and as a result, creating a stronger body overall, less likely to suffer sporting injuries no matter what the discipline involved.

There has been much evidence to suggest that regular chiropractic care, such as the services we offer at Balance Chiropractic, can also help reduce training injuries, and help strengthen the highly important core muscles which we rely on so much to help control movements, supporting the muscular structures around the abdominal and spinal areas.

Get in touch

If you’re keen to boost your sporting prowess and push yourself further towards your personal best without the setbacks which sporting injuries can cause, call the practice now on (02) 9868 2509 to arrange an appointment, or contact us via our quick contact form.

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