All Posts Tagged: painrelief

ice baths to reduce inflammation

Ice Baths to Reduce Inflammation – Do They Really Work?

It has been a long-established idea within sports science that it was practical, following intense workouts, to use ice baths to reduce inflammation. However, in 2015, a study was released in the Journal of Physiology that suggested this tactic could backfire: without the inflammation to indicate to your muscles that they need to repair and strengthen, ice baths could actually impede your fitness progress.

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osteoarthritis prevention

5 Tips for Osteoarthritis Prevention

Among Americans, osteoarthritis is the most frequently experienced joint disease. Like many health conditions, primary risk factors for osteoarthritis are aging and obesity. Symptomatic knee osteoarthritis, the most common type, is diagnosed in 1 in 8 women and 1 in 10 men aged 60 and above.

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chronic pain

Chronic Pain Awareness Month: You’re Not Alone!

The sensation of pain is our body’s natural alarm system, alerting us of potential injury through a series of discomfort signals. These very effective alerts become a problem though when they persist, sometimes for months or even years at a time, becoming chronic pain and having an incredible impact on every facet of our lives. 

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