Austin Peay State University’s Athletics Department announced an agreement with The Joint Corp., the nation’s largest chiropractic provider, through the Joint Chiropractic Network as the Official Chiropractor of Austin Peay Athletics.

“We are honored to support the Austin Peay Governors’ sports program,” said Peter D. Holt, President and CEO of the Joint Corp. the correlation between injury prevention. As members of the Ohio Valley Conference, we wish the governors continued success in their sporting season. “

According to the American Chiropractic Association, chiropractic has found widespread use among professional and amateur sports teams across the country. Experts estimate that 90% of all world-class athletes use chiropractic to prevent injuries and improve their performance potential.

A variety of research has shown that chiropractic care supports general wellbeing and promotes preventative care. All National Football League teams rely on chiropractors of varying degrees, and 77% of sports coaches referred players to a chiropractor for assessment or treatment.

“We are pleased to have the Joint Chiropractor join the Austin Peay Athletics family,” said Gerald Harrison, Austin Peay’s director of Athletics. “It’s always beneficial to add partners who share our vision of improving the wellbeing of our sports students and making a positive impact on our community.”