Whether you lead an active or sedentary lifestyle, some aches and pains are inevitable. While minor pain in your hands or wrist is not necessarily cause for concern, you should see a healthcare professional if you experience prolonged pain. Also, it’s important to know the warning signs for certain conditions, like wrist and hand arthritis. Here are four early warning signs and what you should do.
If you have plantar fasciitis, you know the symptoms all too well. Pain or stiffness in your heel, which is usually the most prominent upon taking your first steps in the morning. While the pain and stiffness may subside as you move about your day, you most likely still experience some level of discomfort from this common condition.
Plantar fasciitis is an overuse injury and one of the most common causes of heel pain. If you are experiencing foot pain and believe you may have plantar fasciitis (or you’ve already been diagnosed), follow these steps to ease the pain.
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Most athletes don’t just want to perform well, they want to look the part as well. Since many baseball players see the pros wearing compression gear, athletes at lower levels have been sporting compression garments as well. While undershirts and sleeves are stylish (they come in a number of colorways to match various uniforms), many people aren’t familiar with the actual benefits. Here’s how compression gear can help you on the field.
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A new level of comfort and cooling relief through compression is now available for patients dealing with mild-to-moderate OA knee pain.
Osteoarthritis (OA) can cause a significant amount of pain, even stopping you from day-to-day activities. However, allowing OA to keep you from an active lifestyle is a thing of the past. Today, DonJoy offers the Clima-Flex OA knee brace. Unlike other OA braces, this design has the new C-6 Fabric Technology which delivers breathable, moisture-wicking comfort, antimicrobial fabric, and temperature control.
To perform your best, you need to recover the best.
Many think recovery is to rest your muscles. Rest takes time, valuable time that many athletes—newbie or experienced—don’t have.
However, there is a solution to speed up recovery time: Compex Muscle Stimulation. A Compex Muscle Stimulation device offers recovery programs that can flush out lactic acid in 6.5 minutes, which prevents DOMS (delayed onset muscle soreness). It also delivers fresh oxygen to the muscles, preventing aches and pains. Continue reading →