Welcome back to the Blackwell Chiropractic blog! In part one of this short blog series, we looked at some of the best ways to ease back into physical activity this summer. It’s common for people to be less active during the cooler months here in Dallas, and then once summer is here, to want to get right back into being active. This is great, but you’ll want to be conscious about keeping your back and body healthy while preventing injuries as you become more active. Here are five more tips for easing back into physical activities. And if you want to keep your spine healthy, strong, and aligned so you can continue staying active, call us for a chiropractic adjustment, and remember, we accept walk-ins.
As you become more active, it is essential to hydrate your body for optimal performance. Drinking plenty of water every day and during your activity will replenish your body with oxygen and nutrients while helping to flush out toxins that build up in the muscles.
Maintaining a healthy diet will fuel the systems in your body so that as you become more active, your body has plenty of vitamins, antioxidants, proteins, and other nutrients to support it. Skip processed foods and, instead, opt for raw and whole grain foods.
Stretch Those Muscles
Before engaging in physical activity, warm up your muscles by stretching to prepare them for action, which can prevent injuries.
Wear Protective Gear
Whether you’re playing sports, riding your bike, hiking, or enjoying any other activity, wear the proper sporting and protective gear. Doing so can prevent or reduce an injury that could become serious.
Schedule a Chiropractic Adjustment
Wellness care is a great way to keep your neck, back, spine, and extremities in good shape for physical activities. Chiropractic adjustments align your spine, allowing your nerves to function properly, which can improve and maintain your overall movement and function. Give Blackwell Chiropractic a call today or stop by and see us for a Top Rated Local® chiropractic adjustment in Dallas.