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Athletes are constantly asking more out of their bodies – pushing themselves to the limit – looking to gain that winning edge. At AXIS Chiropractic, we understand these unique demands and focus on the specific nature and requirements necessary to help you achieve your peak performance.

Dr. Stephen Gorshack has a passion and focus in improving athletic potential through foundational correction in athletes of all types- from the weekend warrior to the world-class athlete.  He has worked with numerous athletes in the NFL and NCAA over the years, as well as youth and high school athletes.

“Bodybuilders and fitness people have been using chiropractic very extensively in order to stay healthy and fit.  I found it was better to go to a chiropractor before you get injured.  We are a perfect team – the world of fitness and the world of chiropractors.”

– Arnold Schwarzenegger




Why is chiropractic so popular among athletes?

There are two main reasons why so many athletes turn to structural chiropractic care:

1. Chiropractic helps improve balance and coordination and enhance athletic performance.

2. Chiropractic keeps athletes on the field and in top condition, preventing and correcting injuries and may prevent minor injuries from becoming major ones.

Athletic training can often jar and misalign the spinal column, because the spine is at the center of the body. Impact to the legs, feet, head, shoulders and torso often radiates to the spine and can progressively break down the body.

At AXIS Chiropractic, we specialize in the detection and correction of these issues, which restores the spine and nervous system to a more optimal level of function- maximizing the body’s performance and healing potential.

Anyone who engages in athletics can benefit from regular Chiropractic checkups to ensure that their spine is balanced and free from structural stress and subluxations. When the spinal column is brought into balance and alignment, the body’s nervous system and body biomechanics (posture and coordination) are maximized.


Chiropractic care has been scientifically proven to lead to improved agility, balance, and speed of reaction time, power and kinesthetic perception.

“The [chiropractic] athlete reacts faster, coordinated better, executed fine movements with improved accuracy and precision, amounting to an overall better athlete.”

- Lauro BM. Chiropractic effects on athletic ability. Chiropractic: The Journal of Chiropractic Research and Clinical Investigations. 1991;6(4):84-87.

Chiropractic is a drug-free way to better health and performance by helping ensure that the body functions as efficiently as possible, which can maximize healing and recovery from all types of injuries.

Call our office today to see if your group qualifies for our team discount to care.

What Professional Athletes Are Saying About Chiropractic:

“Athletes are always looking for ways to improve their performances on the field; Chiropractic is one of the best ways to accomplish this” – Dr. Nick Athens, Team DC San Francisco 49ers

“Chiropractic care was key to keeping me in the game” – Jerry Rice, Hall of Fame Wide Receiver

“Chiropractic has helped keep me injury free- that is half the trick to staying in competition” -Lee Labrada, Mr. Universe

“Chiropractic just makes you feel so much better. As long as I see the chiropractor, I feel like I’m one step ahead of the game” -Tom Brady, New England Patriots

“I have to have an adjustment before I go into the ring. I do believe in chiropractic. I found that going to a chiropractor helps my performance. The majority of boxers go to Chiropractors to get that extra edge.” – Evander Holyfield, Heavyweight Boxing Champion

“I’ve been going to chiropractors for as long as I can remember. It’s as important to my training as practicing my swing.” – Tiger Woods, PGA Golf Pro

“I would say that I compete 8-10% better from regular chiropractic. If it wasn’t for chiropractic, I wouldn’t have won the gold medal.” – Dan O’Brien, Olympic Gold Medalist

“Without chiropractic, I wouldn’t be able to play consistently throughout the season.”  – Johnny Damon, MLB All-Star

“As a professional athlete, I am highly competitive – I only accept the best. When it comes to healthcare, chiropractic is an essential service. It keeps my on-feild performance at its highest level and contributes to the success of the entire team.” – Reggie Bush, NFL Running Back

“Chiropractic gives me the flexibility I need to keep in the game.” – Venus Williams, Tennis Pro

“I didn’t know how much I could improve until I started seeing a chiropractor. Since I’ve been in chiropractic, I’ve improved by leaps and bounds both mentally and physically.” – Michael Jordan, Chicago Bulls

“Performing at my best is important to me and should be to everyone. Getting adjusted regularly is part of my goal to win in life and on the field.” – Aaron Rodgers, Green Bay Packers

“Those are the guys that put me on the field when I didn’t think I had a chance to be on the field. These are professionals, and God put them in my life for a reason.” – Terrell Owens (on Chiropractic), NFL Wide Receiver

“The most important man on the team may have been the chiropractor.” – Lance Armstrong, Professional cyclist

“I’ve been seeing a chiropractor and he’s really been helping me out a lot. Chiropractic’s been a big part of my game.” – Joe Montana, Hall of Fame Quarterback

What do they know that you don’t?

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