Utilizing the Core

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Why is it so important to utilize the core during sports rehab for any injury?

The core encompasses the muscles of the back and abdomen which takes up a large part of the body. By building core strength, athletes support the limbs during functional movements like throwing, sprinting, jumping and landing motions. Core strengthening is key to providing a full body rehab program for an athlete and helps prevent injury to the spine and extremities, allowing the athlete to continue playing for years to come.

Dr. Peter Ferraro is the founder and owner of Ferraro Spine & Rehabilitation, a multi-specialty wellness facility serving northern NJ and the NY metro area for the past 18 years. He prides himself in creating a facility that incorporates chiropractic care as well as encompassing multiple specialties under one roof. If you are interested in speaking with Dr. Ferraro, you can call (973) 478-2212 to schedule an appointment or you can go online to www.ferrarospine.com

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