Avoid Injury On The Soccer Field

Posted on Sep 30, 2018


What is the most popular sport for children and young people to play these days? If you guessed soccer, you’re right! In fact, soccer (or football as it’s known outside of the United States) is the world’s most popular sport with over 250 million players. Nearly a million young people in American high schools play soccer each year.

For those unfamiliar with the game, soccer involves two teams of eleven players each kicking a spherical ball around, trying to score goals at each end. The objective? To move the ball beyond the goal line into the opposing goal, getting more points than the other team during the allotted time.

What makes soccer unique? Well, players aren’t allowed to touch the ball with their hands or arms while it’s in play. Only the goalkeepers can do that, within the penalty area. Therefore, soccer players use their feet to move the ball around– or any other part of their body, such as the head… as long as they don’t use their hands and arms, then they’re playing by the rules of the game.

Should soccer players utilize regular chiropractic care to help their game? Definitely. Ultimately, chiropractic care is meant to make a person’s nervous system function at its best. Therefore, chiropractic care can and will help with any problems or issues a soccer player is experiencing with their low back, neck, spine or pelvis. If and when a player is having pain in their body, they cannot perform as well in a game. Their joints might not have the range of motion needed to play properly. And, it’s hard to play soccer with a “bad knee.” Therefore, chiropractic care adjustments help to alleviate nervous system issues in the body. With regular chiropractic care, a young soccer player can restore normal range of motion if needed, and keep their nervous system functioning as intended.

Since soccer involves a lot of kicking, any player who has a chiropractor work on their low back and pelvis is more likely to see an increase in their kicking speed than those who don’t have any chiropractic care. Indeed, studies have been done to test this out, and it works like a charm.

Do you or someone you know play soccer in/near Forest Lake, MN? Get the competitive advantage with regular chiropractic care from Lakewoods; call 651-464-0800 to schedule an appointment today.

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