Every person has a nervous system and spine. Chiropractic is concerned with the optimal function of the nervous system and spine. Chiropractic and dry needling may assist in correcting musculoskeletal imbalances and improve joint mobility to allow athletes to run with proper biomechanics and to prevent and treat overuse injuries.
Chiropractic treatment may achieve a greater level of proprioception (sense of awareness of their body in space), greater muscle activation leading to greater strength, endurance, power and force.
Many runners and athletes visit their Chiropractor before a big event or race to ensure that their body is in alignment with the goal of aiding in injury prevention, increase in muscular strength, force and endurance.
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