Recovery

Here are 10 quick tips:

  1. Hydrate as soon after your run as possible with Gatorade or an electrolyte drink
  2. Stretch major muscle groups and anything that is sore or tight. Roll out any nagging injuries or problem areas.
  3. Eat a small meal that contains a 4 to 1 ratio of carbohydrates to protein
  4. Take an ice bath or epsom salt soak
  5. RICE- rest, ice, compression, elevation
  6. Acupuncture for stress relief, muscle recovery and injury prevention
  7. Chiropractic for alignment and injury prevention, or correction
  8. Physical Therapy to isolate weak muscles, injury care
  9. Massage for sore and tight muscles
  10. Get plenty of sleep

For Acupuncture, Chiropractic and Massage:

North Portland Wellness Center

For Physical Therapy:

Therapydia

PACE

North Lake Physical Therapy