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Chiropractic for the Treatment and Prevention of Sports Injuries

Chiropractic for the Treatment and Prevention of Sports Injuries

The Chiro.Org Blog


SOURCE:   ChiroAccess


Chiropractors have a longstanding history of treating musculoskeletal sports injuries. There have been few research studies that document the value of chiropractic treatment for sports injuries and nearly no research that has looked at providing evidence that chiropractic care can play a role in preventing those injuries. The void and need for research supporting the role of chiropractic in sports injury prevention makes a randomized clinical trial (RCT) published last week (8 April, 2010) an important contribution to the literature. [1]

Read the rest of this fascinating review at: ChiroAccess

You may also want to read the related article:
Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Training Reduces Sports Injuries

REFERENCE:

1. The effect of a sports chiropractic manual therapy intervention on the prevention of back pain, hamstring and lower limb injuries in semi-elite Australian Rules footballers: a randomized controlled trial
BMC Musculoskelet Disord. 2010 (Apr 8); 11 (1): 64. [Epub ahead of print] ~ FULL TEXT

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