Everyday Pain Relief for Plantar Fasciitis

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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The Benefit of Compression Gear for Baseball Players

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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DonJoy Clima-flex OA: A new and improved way to ease OA knee pain

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.

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Compex Back Recovery

How to Use Compex for Recovery

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 →

Your Ankles Always Hurt – Tips to Beat Chronic Ankle Instability

You can fight through nagging quad aches or shoulder discomfort, but chronic foot and ankle pain can throw a wrench into your whole routine.

Your feet and ankles are your tools to get you from one point to another. You’re constantly on your feet, whether you’re walking around the office or running on a track. Your feet and ankles are the foundation to your daily activities.

Your feet and ankles are tough; they can hold a great deal of weight and handle various movement. But when overworked, over trained or neglected, they’ll begin to hurt. If left ignored, you’ll begin to deal with chronic ankle instabilities. Continue reading →