|[April 17, 2012]
Chiropractic Care Advances Performance in Golf Game
CARMICHAEL, Calif. --(Business Wire)--
Today's amateur and professional golfers are turning to chiropractic
care to help withstand the rigors and physical demands of the sport, as
well as to improve performance. According to Dale Richardson (News - Alert), DC and a
leading sports physician who has worked for the past 14 years full-time
and exclusively on several prominent golf tours worldwide, and the Foundation
for Chiropractic Progress (F4CP), a not-for-profit organization
dedicated to raising awareness about the value of chiropractic care,
doctors of chiropractic (DCs) play a significant role in helping golfers
stay at the top of their game.
"For well over 20 years, professional golfers have relied on
chiropractic care to help reach their full potential," says Dr.
Richardson, who has worked with legendary players, including Nick Faldo
and Padraig Harrington. "With proper care, athletes are able to enhance
overall range of motion, stability, balance and endurance, and thereby
remove any physical lmitation, leaving the challenges of golf primarily
As more professional golfers gain the attention of widespread media for
their exceptional athleticism, the overall sport continues to climb in
popularity. Attracting those of nearly all ages, this challenging
pastime requires proper health attention at any skill level. For
professionals, having access to comprehensive care provides the
attention needed to properly address general health and associated
"Professional golfers, by the nature of the game, develop asymmetrical
conditions and therefore can benefit from chiropractic treatment. Such
care can specifically help to restore balance and lay the foundation for
high-level athletic performance," he adds.
Beginning his work at a time when sports medicine teams were
nonexistent, Dr. Richardson later became inspired to establish ProGolf
Health, a personalized, concierge, holistic healthcare company that
meets the needs and aspirations of elite professional golfers.
Regularly, golfers will purposely seek the assistance of healthcare
providers to help enhance their swing and physical performance.
"Professional athletes who are serious about competing at their best
rely on all-inclusive multidisciplinary care to ensure there are no
interferences or dysfunctions within the body," shares Dr. Richardson.
"Chiropractic care is a core component in this approach and can help
athletes perform at their best."
About Foundation for Chiropractic Progress
A not-for-profit organization, the Foundation for Chiropractic Progress
aims to inform and educate the general public about the many benefits
associated with chiropractic care. To learn more about the Foundation,
or call 866-901-F4CP (3427).
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