The London Marathon and my Chiropractor

I am 46 and a bit overweight but was persuaded by the Backcare Charity to run the London Marathon for them. It is next Sunday and I am really looking forward to it although a little apprehensive as well. The reason being that the training was going well until I had a feeling that things were not right in my knees – if I exercised they hurt.
A Harley Street chiropractor, who uses the Back App chair, offered to help me. I have not been treated by an osteopathor a chiropractor prior to this but have been so impressed by the whole experience that however I fare in the marathon I want to mention the experience.
The chiropractor is Alberto Gonzalez of the Gonstead Clinic. He took an X-ray, diagnosed a vertebrae that was out of position and has been manipulating it such that the pain in my knees has gone. There was  slight set-back as I did too much trianing too early during the treatment. Right now the kness feel great and I am looking forward to next Sunday – I might be in pain afterwards but I am confident that any knee pain will go ot can be made to go with some help from Alberto.
The website is www.gonstead.co.uk

One Response to The London Marathon and my Chiropractor

  1. Dr. Matt Griswold February 27, 2014 at 2:59 pm #

    I learned from one of your posts that you successfully finished the marathon. That’s great! More importantly, you enjoyed it. It sounds like you have a great chiropractor so I trust that he can deal with any pain you feel after running. If it hurts after a running session, ice your knee immediately. Eat something, then take a painkiller.

    Matt Griswold

33 Alma Road. St Albans AL1 3AT