Long-used in Eastern medicine, instrument-assisted soft tissue mobilization, from feathering to deep-tissue work, results in decreased pain and increased function. All tissue has a nervous system and a brain connected to it, and we must “use it or lose it.”
The prevention and care of sports-related musculoskeletal injuries in middle and high school athletes is virtually ignored by traditional healthcare providers. At the same time, no other profession is as equipped or qualified as chiropractic to care for this population. If your goal is to build a sports practice, here’s what you need to know.
Ask people who their favorite athletes are and you’ll likely hear a few big-name responses such as Tom Brady, LeBron James, Tiger Woods, Lionel Messi, Roger Federer, and Floyd Mayweather. While these are all talented and hard-working competitors, it’s easy to forget that it generally takes a team of trainers and healthcare providers to help these top contenders become some of the most well-known and highly respected players in the world
The biggest mistake you can make is not charging athletes for your services. Learn how to set the correct rates for every level of athlete.
Poor training practices, improper sports gear, and exercise-related accidents can all result in exercise-related injuries. Though some of these may require medical attention to effectively treat, there are many things active individuals can do at home to begin to feel better, as well as to speed up the healing process. This begins with assembling a home care rehab kit.