Chris Lawler wanted to ride the Telluride 100 mountain bike race, but suffered from chronic neck and back pain. He began training, consulted a holistic nutritionist and underwent corrective care at Boulder Chiropractic Clinic.
His neck and back pain resolved and his corrective care stabilized. Then he rehabilitated by raising his exercise and riding intensity and duration — gradually and under careful supervision. To strengthened his previously injured ligaments, he kept his joints aligned while slowly and carefully increasing the forces exerted upon them.
He rode the race about 12 months later. Chris’s story is recorded in this interview: