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Why is Chiropractic for Children Athletes So Important?

Written By Destination Wellness on June 4, 2019

Child athlete running Let’s be frank: no sport is 100% safe. While golf or running may indeed be safer than high-impact sports like football, they still put strain and stress on your child’s developing musculoskeletal system and joints.

Research shows that 65% of teens who play sports will suffer at least one injury – and 32.3% will suffer multiple injuries.

Chiropractic for children athletes can help your child or teen not only recover faster but prevent injuries from happening in the first place.

Why Do Child and Teen Athletes Need Chiropractic Care?

Kids certainly have more resilient bodies than adults, but that doesn’t mean you should neglect proactive measures to defend against injuries.

As the research shows, even in children, suffering from one injury increases the risk of experiencing an injury in the future.

Dr. Richard Allen at Destination Wellness in Manalapan will conduct a thorough evaluation of your child or teen and their unique athletic activity. Dr. Allen will recommend personalized adjustments, stretches, and exercises for keeping their body in optimal condition.

The goal is to avoid injury in the first place by improving the range of motion and flexibility in your child’s developing body.

Comprehensive Chiropractic for Children Athletes in Manalapan, NJ

Dr. Richard Allen has treated countless athletes of all ages: from professional football players to young children. His background as a certified personal trainer and father of three young children gives Dr. Allen a unique understanding of sports injuries and spine health in young athletes.

Dr. Allen is a member of the International Chiropractic Pediatric Association (ICPA) which focuses on providing high-quality chiropractic care to children, infants, and pregnant women.

Does your child or teen play sports? Schedule an evaluation at Destination Wellness in Manalapan, NJ today for an evaluation or call at 732-780-7333.


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