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Do I Need a Knee Brace?

Do I Need a Knee Brace?

A common misconception among folks with sore knees is that they should be able to locate and wear a knee brace that will immediately reduce their pain/discomfort.  Of course, having no knee pain would be an ideal result from a brace,  but not all knee braces...

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Inflammation: Let It Run Its Course

Inflammation: Let It Run Its Course

A lot of injured people will instinctively reach for ice with the hopes of trying to reduce pain and swelling. Ice can provide temporary pain relief by numbing the area however, there is research that has been done to suggest that ice may be delaying your body’s...

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Think Twice Before You Ice!

Think Twice Before You Ice!

For over 40 years we have all been routinely treating injuries with ice. Yet, surprisingly, there is no scientific evidence to support the use of ice for tissue healing and recovery.  In fact, recent scientific research and clinical studies show that, not only is...

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Sleep Hygiene

Sleep Hygiene

The Importance of Sleep Natural sleep is one of the most powerful immune system boosters, aiding in our ability to ward off illness and infection. Quality sleep is necessary for injury recovery, forming new memories, maintaining a healthy body weight and managing...

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Running as a minimalist

Running as a minimalist

Humans have been running for over 2 million years and when they first started running, they ran barefoot of course! In Christopher McDougall’s book “Born to Run” he discusses various scientific studies about barefoot running and how we evolved into humans made for...

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