Running injuries can occur unexpectedly over a variety of reasons and situations. Once you’ve suffered an injury as a result of running, time and patience will be a key element towards recovery and it’s important to give your body the proper time to heal. Using over-the-counter medication for the symptoms of pain and cold therapy to reduce the inflammation around the injury, are all temporary ways to relieve an individual’s injury or condition. But, ultimately, chiropractic care can be a great treatment option for runners. Chiropractic treatment focuses on musculoskeletal injuries, or soft tissue injuries, which can help heal many types of injuries, symptoms and conditions as well. Runners can greatly benefit from chiropractic care.
Running is considered to be one of the most popular forms of physical activity. This activity is not limited by location and because of its many benefits, such as building the muscles of the lower body and the burning of calories, its no wonder running is a preferred choice of exercise among many individuals. However, the constant and repetitive overuse of the feet against hard surfaces can frequently result in damage or injury to the hips, knees, and ankles. For more information, please feel free to ask Dr. Jimenez or contact us at (915) 850-0900.