This season of reflection extends beyond business and relationships, reaching into the realm of personal passions.
For avid runners who’ve conquered training goals, navigated the challenges of consistent aerobic growth, endured harder and longer runs, and adhered to strength training and mobility routines, it’s time to evaluate the toll on the body.
As the fall marathon season concludes, questions arise: Did your performance align with your body’s capabilities? Have persistent aches and pains intensified with increased mileage? With the winter months approaching, what steps can be taken to prevent these limitations from affecting next year’s training?
Unlike acupuncture, which balances energy flow along meridians, dry needling aims to restore balance in the muscular and nervous systems. This article identifies six muscle groups commonly benefiting from dry needling to aid recovery from this year’s training and set the stage for success in the upcoming year.
Whether you completed your first turkey trot or are gearing up for winter trail running, addressing these common areas of dysfunction ensures your body performs at its peak when aligned and working harmoniously.
Remember, discomfort is part of the journey, but with proactive management, you can overcome obstacles and revel in the joy of running. Here’s to happy running and a future filled with aligned and uninhibited achievements.
Ready to experience the rejuvenating benefits of dry needling? Take the next step in optimizing your running performance by visiting Rebalance Physical Therapy.
Our expert practitioners specialize in personalized dry-needling sessions, tailored to your unique needs and goals. Step into our clinic, and let us help you overcome discomfort, enhance resilience, and unlock your body’s full potential.
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