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Christine Wood wrote at 2010-10-16 03:34:30
Some of the girls on our gymnastic team have seen Chiropractors.  I can say that the best comments to those girls are, "How does she come back so quickly."  The response is, "She gets adjusted."  Chiropractic can do wonders on a growing spine under such stress.  For those older girls, their "tricks" can bring upon micro-trauma from repetition.

Best advice I can give:  try it!




Dr. Joseph P. Wood wrote at 2013-09-17 22:21:11
Chiropractic care can greatly benefit all athletes including gymnist.  The majority of the NFL uses chiropractic care to be in top condition for the game.



I have also gravitated towards being a "movement specialist".  I use Gray Cook's FMS or Functional Movement Screen that looks at the 7 basic human movements that ALL human movement is derived from.



The FMS can help to reveal WHY an athlete is injured, prevent injuries via screening and IMPROVE performance.



If a movement issue is revealed then specific exercises, stretches and care are given for that person's unique movement profile.  


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Trampoline, how it affects Ariel Skills for Diving, Wake & snow Boarding, Ariel Skiing, Sky Diving, Pole vaulting, High Jumping, Tumbling, Double Mini, Power Tumbling, Cheerleading, football, Martial Arts, Movie stunts, and Gymnastics.

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36 years on the trampoline 5 time National Champion 3rd in the World championships in 72 Nissen World cup champion in 75, World Spaceball Champion 79 Masters National Champion 98. All around NCAA Gymnast U of M and MSU. Cheerleader MSU and Sky diver ( RW on my 5th jump 6 man) and track High Jump, Pole Vaulting (Tied School record with 8 jumps). Diving State level and professional High diver 110 ft., Wrestling, City Champion Karate 7 years trained under Bill Wallace and Trained Several World Champions in Trampoline.

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