Chiropractic care has long been known to be a viable option for addressing pain, injuries and other physical complaints. But did you know that Chiropractic care can also help improve your running performance? Running is a popular form of exercise in Singapore, and many people are always looking for ways to improve their running speed and endurance. Here are a few ways that Chiropractic care can help runners reach their goals.

Reducing Pain and Inflammation

Running is a high-impact activity that can put a lot of stress on the body. Runners are particularly susceptible to injuries like shin splints, IT band syndrome, and runner’s knee. When these injuries occur, the body responds by creating inflammation and pain. Chiropractic care can help alleviate pain and inflammation by restoring proper alignment to the body’s joints and removing pressure from nerves.

Improving Range of Motion

When the body is not properly aligned, it can affect range of motion. A Chiropractor can help identify areas of the body that may be limiting range of motion, and use specific techniques to restore proper alignment. By improving range of motion, runners can move more freely and with less effort, which can lead to improved performance.

Correcting Posture

Poor posture can put additional stress on the body, leading to pain and injury. A Chiropractor can help identify areas of the body that are causing poor posture, and use specific techniques to correct these issues. By correcting posture, runners can improve their form and reduce their risk of injury.

Enhancing Nervous System Function

The nervous system controls every function in the body, including muscle control and coordination. When the spine is out of alignment, it can put pressure on nerves, which can result in decreased function. Chiropractic care can help restore proper alignment to the spine, allowing the nervous system to function optimally. This can lead to improved muscle control and coordination, which is essential for runners.

Improving Recovery Time

Running can be hard on the body, and recovery time is important for preventing injury and improving performance. Chiropractic care can help improve recovery time by reducing inflammation, improving range of motion, and enhancing nervous system function. This can help runners recover more quickly between workouts, and ultimately improve their performance.

Chiropractic care can be a valuable tool for runners looking to improve their performance. By addressing issues like pain, range of motion, posture, nervous system function, and recovery time, runners can achieve their goals and reach their full potential.

If you’re a runner looking to improve your performance, consider adding Chiropractic care to your routine. A licensed Chiropractor can assess your needs and develop a customized plan to help you reach your goals.

References:

Hoskins, W., & Pollard, H. (2010). The effect of a sports Chiropractic manual therapy intervention on the prevention of back pain, hamstring and lower limb injuries in semi-elite Australian Rules footballers: a randomized controlled trial. BMC musculoskeletal disorders, 11(1), 64.

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FAQs

Chiropractic in Singapore aims to enhance runners’ performance by optimizing joint function and addressing biomechanical issues.

Chiropractors in Singapore can help runners with injuries through non-invasive methods, promoting natural healing and pain relief.

Chiropractors in Singapore use gentle adjustments and therapies to alleviate running-related pain, promoting better mobility.

Chiropractic care in Singapore focuses on improving biomechanics, potentially reducing the risk of running-related injuries.

Chiropractic services in Singapore cater to all levels of runners, offering personalized care to support their specific needs.

Meet DC. Qi Wei (Chiropractor)

Qi Wei originally hails from Malaysia and graduated from the renowned AECC University College (UK)” with a Distinction in MSc Chiropractic. The youngest patient she has seen is 4 days old and the oldest is 93 years old!

She is passionate about care for patients and believes in natural holistic care for each patient she meets. She always gives 100% and strives to bring patients back to health.

Meet DC. Mabel Soo (Chiropractor)

Mabel (Chiropractor) is from Malaysia and earned a Bachelor of Health Science and Bachelor of Applied Science (Chiropractic) from Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology. She’s furthered her education through ICPA courses and Gonstead seminars.

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