Amateur v’s Profession Athlete’s – Sports Injury treatment What do amateur Athletes forget when comparing themselves to Elite Athletes?It’s a professionals athlete job to focus purely on their sporting performance. They have access to:- Regular treatment – To address problematic areas via sports injury treatment and also with a preventative aim Strength and conditioning – Working on weaknesses, preventing injury Nutrition – Providing their bodies with the building blocks to repair quickly and efficiently Adequate sleep – Studies have shown that good sleep is essential for optimal health and healing Body aware – Noticing subtle changes in their gait / alignment and addressing them In comparison the amateur athlete has all these added stresses on their body:- Work stress A quick hours blast in the gym which one week may be regular , then another non-existent Often a non-existent stretching and strengthening regime 8-12+ hours sitting at a desk or multiple hours lifting awkward items in more manual jobs Amateurs usually wait until they are in severe pain before consulting a healthcare professional What should we learn from this? Prevention is far better than cure! You wouldn’t wait until your teeth fall out to seek a dentist. So why wait until you are in agony to see a chiropractor?×If you could benefit from a sports injury treatment why not book in to see our Sports Massage Therapist or Chiropractor. Call us today 0203 633 0565 or email firstname.lastname@example.org *Free 15 minute chat available on request khchiropractic2020-03-02T23:08:35+00:00 Share This Story, Choose Your Platform! FacebookTwitterRedditLinkedInWhatsAppTumblrPinterestVkEmail Related Posts Are you panicking about your fast approaching holiday, and coping with chronic or acute back pain? Gallery Are you panicking about your fast approaching holiday, and coping with chronic or acute back pain? Power Dressing and high heel footwear challenges Gallery Power Dressing and high heel footwear challenges Protecting your child’s back with ‘back to school’ Gallery Protecting your child’s back with ‘back to school’ Our Chiropractic Clinic’s updated Covid rules Gallery Our Chiropractic Clinic’s updated Covid rules How do you see yourself at 70+? Gallery How do you see yourself at 70+?