Chiropractic Care Helps Runners

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Chiropractic Care Helps Runners

How and why chiropractic care can keep runners loving what they do on a daily basis.  Whether you are new to running or it is your go to for daily exercise, regular check-ups can sustain and maintain your bodies overall ability to keep doing what you do.  The benefits of running far out match the negative feedback that is generated through wear and tear of your joints.  In fact weight-bearing activities such as running place a proper stress load on your joints that is essential for normal distribution of bone development.  Now, this comes with proper moderation.  We are not talking about running potential marathons every single day, we are talking about a conservative amount of running in a week.

Runners Need Chiropractic Care

Having your nerves checked on a regular basis ensures that your body is at peak potential.  Any dysfunction within your nerve system wreaks entire havoc on the body in general.  The central nerve system is the life-line for your entire body.  Decreased muscles aches, faster recovery time, ability to keep running without limitations all start with a healthy functioning nerve system.  A Canadian research team included chiropractic care in the rehabilitation program of sixteen injured female long distance runners.  Not only did these runners recover quickly, seven of them actually scored “personal best” performances while under chiropractic care.

Keep Going The Distance

The amazingly constant grind that running can place on the body is a bitter-sweet deal.  Being an athlete places a toll on the body, having the ability to respond and recover to your potential is ideal.  ” I would estimate that at least 90% of world class athlete’s use Chiropractic on a regular basis to prevent injuries and to improve their performance” Sean Atkins, Exercise Physiologist. The evidence is out there for runners and athletes alike, your spine experiences more than normal wear and tear as your run, walk, and exercise.  Keep it healthy with regular chiropractic care.