Chiropractic Adjustments: Before or After Workouts?

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Chiropractic Adjustments: Before or After Workouts?

Professional athletes and health conscious individuals alike can benefit from incorporating spinal adjustments into their workout regiments. At Reza Chiropractic, we know that there is some confusion about whether to add manipulation before or after exercising.

Ideally, having your spine examined before and after a particularly strenuous routine is preferred, but for most people, this is unrealistic, which is why we recommend spinal manipulation no less than an hour before you hit the gym as often as you can manage.

Why is Before Better?

While you should wait at least an hour after an adjustment to exercise, the manipulation can greatly improve your routine so long as you’re mindful of your posture. It is critical to remember to wait at least an hour so that you don’t undo the adjustment

Intense training stresses the body, but spinal treatment can change the way your body handles the stress. The manipulation allows your body to adapt to the stress of an intense workout, allowing you to feel more of the benefits as opposed to the stressors.

If you’re not currently suffering from an injury, adding regular visits to Reza Chiropractic into your workout regimen can significantly enhance your performance.

  • Improves balance and coordination
  • Reduces physical stress on the body
  • Promotes proper joint motion to avoid strain

While visiting your doctor can be beneficial as well, visiting before has the most benefits. When you feel your best, you perform your best.

Proceed with Caution

It is important to note that if you’re receiving chiropractic care because of a sports injury or car accident trauma, you should refrain from strenuous exercise too close to an adjustment. When you’re getting an adjustment to fix a pain issue, it can sometimes lead to soreness or dizziness if you aren’t careful or ready. Always consult with your Reza Chiropractic physician before immediately engaging in physical activities after your treatment.

Pencil Reza Chiropractic In!

The staff at Reza Chiropractic offers services to help you optimize your physical and mental health:

  • Spinal adjustments
  • Deep tissue massages
  • Kinesiotaping
  • Lifestyle counseling
  • Nutritional counseling
  • Personal training
  • Auto accident care

To visit with Dr. Ghassemi at our convenient St. Petersburg location, make an appointment today. It’s as easy as calling (727) 526-7700!

By |2016-08-22T09:58:41+00:00April 29th, 2015|Chiropractic Care, Exercise|