Why does it make sense to see a chiropractor after a marathon? Pain relief, reduction of stiffness, and increased mobility of the back, hips, and legs are just a few reasons that come to mind. While these are fairly obvious and well known benefits of chiropractic care, there is at least one more factor to consider; faster recovery through the reduction of inflammation. With North Vancouver being one of the most active communities in all of Canada, finding a knowledgeable North Shore chiropractor can compliment the training and recovery of marathon runners.
Researcher Justin Crane, PhD, has extensively studied muscle recovery and has shown that physical medicine is clinically beneficial for reducing inflammation and promoting mitochondrial biogenesis – the cellular process that converts energy in the body. By using a muscle biopsy, Crane was able to look inside the cells and see a reduction in the inflammatory response after treatment. ...Read More