New research* shows chiropractic adjustments

can increase vertical jump height, adding to the reasons athletes may seek chiropractic care to improve their performance.



On average, the athletes added 15% more to their vertical jump height, after the adjustment. Vertical Jump Height is also used as a barometer of muscular strength, suggesting that the chiropractic adjustments increase athlete’s strength.


*The influence of pelvic adjustment on vertical jump height in female university students with functional leg length inequality.
J Phys Ther Sci. 2015 Jan; 27(1): 251–253.