Quotes From 8 Professional Athletes That Receive Chiropractic Care To Stay On Top Of Their Game
Professional athletes need to stay healthy, prevent injury and heal quickly to stay at the top of their sport.
Chiropractic care has been a crucial tool for many of the world’s top sportspeople, allowing them to:
- recover quickly from injury,
- minimize the risk of future injuries,
- and ensure that they can perform at an elite level.
Receiving regular chiropractic treatment provides countless benefits, not only for top-tier athletes but for anyone who commits to a regular treatment plan. Below are eight pro athletes who have used chiropractic care to stay at the top of their game and maintain their reputation as one of the best of all time in their respective sport.
Tiger Woods - Golfer
“My chiropractor really helped me. Not only did he adjust my spine, he also gave me strengthening exercises to do. If you are tall and gangly, like I am, or play sports, I would recommend chiropractic. It’s as important to my game as practicing my swing!”
Tiger Woods is undoubtedly one of the most famous, and most successful golfers of all time. Woods has won eighty-two official PGA Tour events, he has won fifteen majors and has been the PGA Player of the Year eleven times, a feat still unmatched. To perform at such an elite level, Woods’ chiropractic treatment has been as invaluable as practicing his swing, helping him to build the strength and stability required to perform at the top.
Evander Holyfield - Boxer
“I have to have an adjustment before I go into the ring. I do believe in chiropractic. I found that going to a Chiropractor three times a week helps my performance. The majority of boxers go to get that edge.”
Evander Holyfield broke into the Olympic scene in 1984 as a virtually unknown light heavyweight, winning a bronze medal for Team USA. Holyfield’s incredible career would lead to him win an astonishing five heavyweight championships, making him the only boxer ever to be 5-time Heavy-weight Champion of the World. To stay at the top through his twenty-seven-year career, Holyfield relied on chiropractic treatment before every fight to maintain his success and dominance.
Wade Boggs – Baseball Player
“I have been pain-free and feeling terrific. I swear by it. Now, it (Chiropractic Care) is just maintenance and keeping in line so the nerves don’t touch.”
Wade Boggs is a baseball legend, becoming a twelve-time All-Star and completing 118 home runs, 3,0101 total hits, and an impressive 80% safety percentage during his eighteen years with the Boston Red Sox. Boggs suffered from back pain for almost ten years before seeking chiropractic care that allowed him to make a full recovery and continue his career until he was forty-one years old.
Arnold Schwarzenegger – Bodybuilder and Powerlifter
“I found out the best way of going, is to use chiropractors, not only after injury but also before injury.”
Austrian-American, Arnold Schwarzenegger is an accomplished producer, actor, businessman, and politician. However, he began his success as a powerlifter and bodybuilder, winning Mr. Universe at just twenty years of age and securing the Mr. Olympia title seven times. Arnold was a firm believer in chiropractic care both for injury prevention and recovery.
Tom Brady – American Football Player
“When I walk out of the clinic, I feel like I’m about three inches taller and everything’s in place. As long as I see the Chiropractor, I feel like I’m one step ahead of the game.”
One of only two players ever to win five NFL Superbowl championships, Tom Brady is an American Football legend. His success with the New England Patriots is unmatched and many football fans will argue that he is the greatest quarterback of all time. Throughout his career, Brady was vocal about the impact of regular chiropractic care on his success on the field.
Usain Bolt - Sprinter
“I don’t always win gold medals but when I do I get adjusted first. Stay healthy my friends!”
Known as the “fastest man in the world”, Usain Bolt has dominated the one-hundred-meter distance for most of his career. Winning six Olympic medals, Bolt has established himself as an athlete that truly defines his sport. Suffering from scoliosis from a young age, the Jamaican Olympian turned to chiropractic care to recover from injuries caused by his curved spine quicker. Combining chiropractic treatment and sports rehab techniques, Usain Bolt treats recovery and injury prevention as an integral part of his training.
Joe Sakic – Ice Hockey Player
“I see the chiropractor on a regular basis. I find that after my treatments I have better flexibility and improved range of motion. I recover quicker from injuries. I have more “jump” in my game and it improves my performance.”
Ice Hockey is an intensely physical game that is synonymous with big hits, heavy falls, and plenty of injuries. Canadian hockey player, Joe Sakic, played in the NHL for a total of twenty-one years, more than four times as long as the average NHL career of just five years. Winning two Stanley Cups in 1996 and 2001, Sakic was also awarded the Conn Smythe Trophy in 1996 and honored as the MVP of the NHL in 2001 by his fellow players and hockey writers. The Hockey Hall of Famer relied on regular chiropractic treatments to improve flexibility and performance, allowing him to enjoy a long and highly successful career.
Michael Jordan – Basketball Player
“Since I’ve been in chiropractic, I’ve improved by leaps and bounds both mentally and physically.”
Even if you have never watched a game of basketball, you have most likely heard of Michael Jordan. As one of the greatest basketball players of all time, Jordan won six NBA championships and was the league’s MVP on five different occasions. Air Jordan, as he was known in his prime, depended on regular chiropractic treatment to remain at the pinnacle of his sport.
Perform At Your Best, Prevent Injury And Recover Quicker With Regular Chiropractic Care
The very best athletes in the world have relied on regular chiropractic treatments, adjustments, and care to perform at their best. Whether you want to build strength, improve flexibility, increase mobility, reduce the risk of injury or recover from injuries quicker in the future, chiropractic care can help you to achieve all of this and more. Get in touch with our team today to discuss your needs today. With the help of our chiropractic experts, you can be sure that you will be fighting fit and on track to your goals in no time.
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