Chiropractic Alignment For Mixed Martial Arts

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Chiropractic Alignment For Mixed Martial Arts

How can Chiropractic Alignment Help MMA Fighters?

Mixed Martial Arts Fighters experience injuries on a common basis. Injuries to the back, neck, calf, shoulder, and foot – you name it. Most injuries heal on their own time, but others may need assistance. Or sometimes injuries just don’t heal back the way they should. In these instances, chiropractic Alignment combined with rehabilitation exercises and proper rest create a formidable foe against stubborn injuries.

Martial Arts and MMA fighting isn’t a hobby for those who partake of its discipline. It’s a lifestyle involving daily practice, commitment and focus to discipline the mind and body. Its aim is to harness the body’s power, balance, speed and coordination to become the best fighter you can be. For your body to function at its prime, you nervous system must be perfectly in tune for reflexes to function fully – which is where chiropractic comes into play.

Even before you enter the cage, MMA training involves high-speed, repetitive movements of the muscles, joints and ligaments that can leave your feeling stiff and sore. Pushing too hard without appropriate time between trainings can lead to injuries from overtraining.

Common MMA Injuries

MMA exposes the body to any number of injuries. The most common injuries include:

  • Disc Injury
  • Groin Strain
  • Calf Strain
  • Lumbar Facet Sprain
  • Rotator cuff tendonitis
  • Intercoastal Muscle Strain
  • Cervical Facet Sprain

Preventive Chiropractic Treatment for MMA Injuries

Ignoring the onset ache of a muscle can lead to a more serious injury later. Chiropractic Alignment can be used to heal a current injury, as well as to prevent future injuries. MMA fighters will commonly seek chiropractic treatment to keep muscles, joints and ligaments mobile to reduce the risk of future injury. Having a regular chiropractic check-up keeps the body limber and balanced for peak performance. Additionally, chiropractic treatments help with speeding recovery and healing between sessions and fights.

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