Over the last 15 years Dr. Kevin Owens (Chiropractic Athletic Center York, PA) has treated thousands of patients with athletic injuries in Adams, Dauphin, Lancaster and York and surrounding counties. Most injuries are in the average high school athlete or weekend warrior, but some patients treated by Dr. Owens include division I, NFL, professional baseball, national all-American, all-State and several state champions. Dr. Owens has a close relationship with most of the local high school trainers. Being a former athlete himself, Dr. Owens knows how important it is to stay healthy, and to get better as soon as possible after an injury has occurred. Chiropractic therapy (manipulation) is just one of many treatments that is used to aid in the recovery process. Most injuries can be treated and the athlete can be back competing is less then half the time if treatment is started with in the first 24 hours.
Several professional athletes implement chiropractic treatments not only to get better after suffering an injury, but they also utilize chiropractic to prevent injuries. Chiropractic aids in giving proper joint and muscle flexibility that can be lost during vigorous activity. See what some high profile athletes have to say about chiropractic and how it has increased their performance.
Tiger Woods – Golf
“Being a chiropractic patient has really helped me immensely…lifting weights and seeing a chiropractor on a regular basis has made me a better golfer. I’ve been going to chiropractors for as long as I can remember. It’s as important to my training as practicing my swing.”
Many people don’t know that Tiger Woods rode upon a chiropractic float in the 1995 Pasadena Tournament of Roses Parade.
Barry Bonds – Baseball
“When you’re out there and you’re not feeling the pain,” said Bonds. “You’re obviously going to be a better player.” Barry requested for the first time preventive chiropractic care both at home and in every city on the road.
Emmitt Smith – Football
When asked how he stays in such great shape, Emmitt Smith often responds, “a good chiropractor.”
Terrell Owens – Football
“Those are the guys that put me on the field when I didn’t think I had a chance to be on the field. These are professionals, and God put them in my life for a reason.”
Arnold Schwarzenegger – Bodybuilding
Arnold has been a huge supporter of chiropractic for many years. One of his old muscle beach buddies, Dr. Franco Columbo, is a chiropractor in Southern California.
John Stockton – Basketball
“Chiropractic has been great for me, and for my family.”
Jerry Rice – Football
“Chiropractic care was key to keeping me in the game,” says Jerry Rice, who helped the San Francisco 49ers win three Super Bowl Championships between 1985 and 2000. Over 75% of the 1994 San Francisco 49 team saw a chiropractor the day of the Super Bowl.
Evander Holyfield – Boxing
“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.”
Rafael Nadel – Tennis
Rafael Nadel implements cold laser therapy and chiropractic treatments regularly to stay on top of the tennis field.
Joe Montana – Football
“I’ve been seeing a chiropractor and he’s really been helping me out a lot. Chiropractic’s been a big part of my game.”
Jeremiha Hunter – Football
Chiropractic care is a vital part of these athletes lives. Find out why, make a plan to visit our office today.