If you would like to help spare yourself an injury while doing any kind of sport, buy yourself and few different types of comfortable sneakers that coincide with the type of sport or training you are doing. Rotate your sneakers daily. Researchers of a 22-week study found that recreational runners who regularly rotated between pairs (most used completely different brands or models) were 39% less likely to suffer a running-related injury than those who run in the same shoes every time. Most of the participants who experienced leg or low-back pain that sidelined them from running for a at least a day ran in just one kind of shoe.
Training in the same shoe everyday will enhance any deficiets by working all the same muscles the same way, while rotating shoes allows for use of all the differently activated muscles.
I also like people to rotate on low-impact days to do some "barefoot" training to help improve balance and toe strength.
Dr. Kimberly Maziarz Carlucci, DC
86 Valley Rd, Montclair, NJ 07042
Exercise is so important to any human being with any condition. The exercise for each individual person just needs to be taught properly. In my 16 years as a chiropractor, I have come across so many people who do not even know how to stretch, let alone exercise. In order to avoid injuries by either over stretching, or over strengthening the wrong muscles (yes you can over-strengthen) you must ask for help from a certified personal trainer. In our studio, we scan for muscular and structural imbalances and weakness and create an exercise plan for you based on what we find. Below are some of the benefits of movement and exercise. Enjoy.
Yours in health,
Dr. Kimberly Maziarz Carlucci DC
Done properly, exercise can "extend the healthy life span and push chronic diseases out toward the end" according to the director of Health Watch.
Dr. Kim Maziarz- Carlucci, DC
I have been a chiropractor for since 1996 but an athlete since I played baseball with the boys in the early pee wee leagues. I continued with sports throughout my high school career: softball, basketball, skiing and competitive horseback riding. In chiropractic school I was introduced to functional exercise and structural rehabilitation and continue to do this type of exercise to this day with great success.