Going to the gym to be fit is good for the health, however, despite its benefits to the body, there are still some risks. How? Well, there are some instances that those who are unable to activate and control their core muscle properly when exercising. And as a result, they sometimes get injured.
Not to be discouraged in pursuing your fitness regimen, chiropractic care can help prevent injuries related to gym and fitness. Getting regular adjustment from a chiropractor may help lessen their chances of being injured while actually trying to be healthy.
Most of the time, the reason why people get injured on their gym time is the delayed trunk muscle reflex responses. This is the ability of the brain to predict what’s going to happen during some movements, which affects an individual’s deep abdominal musculature. And since this muscles are among the muscles supporting the spine, utilizing chiropractic have a high chance to improve what the brain, core muscles and spine are unstable of.
Muscle activation will be improved and muscle contractions will be increased once fitness buffs and gym goers incorporate chiropractic into their activities. The brain and body’s communication will also improve which means lesser chances of being injured.
Spinal adjustments and other techniques that chiropractor’s uses are said to have a significant effect on sensory processing, motor output, functional performance and sensorimotor integration, according to a review published Journal of Electromyography and Kinesiology in 2012.
But of course like any other procedures or treatments, an individual should consult his primary health care provider before trying anything. Every individual have different health condition which may or may not benefit from a treatment that worked for another.