Chiropractor in Tallahassee Discusses Benefits For Sport Athletes

posted by Dr. Eric Pragle, DC LMT


Sports Chiropractic is quite common for athletes of all levels from high school, college, professional to Olympic athletes find great benefit in keeping proper spinal alignment for injury treatment as well as injury prevention.  As more athletes test the limits of their bodies and become injured, then the need for care increases.


  • Release trigger points or adhesions
  • Increase blood flow to stimulate healing
  • Injury Rehab
  • Improve range of motion for the involved joint
  • Create body balance for improve posture
  • Stretch muscles to improve flexibility
  • Pain Relief
  • Injury prevention
  • Stress relief for better relaxation
  • Improved recovery after training

Common Sports Injuries include:

  • Shoulder/Rotator Cuff Injuries
  • Tennis Elbow (lateral epicondylitis)
  • Wrist Strain/Sprain
  • Plantar Fasciitis (Heel Pain)
  • lliotibial Band Syndrome
  • Jumper's Knee
  • Runner's Knee
  • Hip Strain/Sprain
  • Quadriceps Strain/Sprain
  • Hamstring Strain/Sprain
  • Calf Strain/Sprain
  • Turf Toe
  • Sports related concussion
  • Golfers Elbow (medial epicondylitis)

In Tallahassee, Florida, Pragle Chiropractic And Massage Therapy offer both chiropractic as well as sports massage to help athletes of all levels improve their performances.  Dr. Pragle has treated numerous athletes from FSU cross country and track team to local high school athletes as well as more than 10 difference Olympic track and field athletes.  Please visit to learn more.