Patients say all the time that they have great workouts after treatment in the office.
A European study demonstrated that a single session of spinal manipulation increased muscle strength (MVC) and corticospinal excitability in elite athletes.
“Following manipulation, the increased MVC force lasted for 30 min and the corticospinal excitability increase persisted for at least 60 min.”
Christiansen, T.L., Niazi, I.K., Holt, K. et al. The effects of a single session of spinal manipulation on strength and cortical drive in athletes. Eur J Appl Physiol (2018).