How To Reduce Swelling

The Emotional Toll of Physical Injury

When your body swells after an injury, it’s trying to protect and begin repairing the damaged area. Swelling, part of the in ammatory response, is essentially a collection of fluid in the body part that has been injured. The swelling itself is caused by increased white blood cells, as well…

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How to Relieve Pain from Standing Desks or All-Day Sitting

Back pain from sitting

With the increasing awareness of damage caused by sedentary living, standing desks have become a common “solution” to the problem. However, last year researchers at Cochrane Work came to the conclusion that there is not enough evidence or research to prove that standing is any better than sitting all day.…

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Zero to Hero: How I Proved My Injury Couldn’t Keep Me Down

Overcoming Injury And Winning

By Dr. Nicole Dorholt, DPT You’ve spent months training for a specific race (and beyond) and what happens the week before you race? Injury. I was on my last big training brick before a race. I was riding down an easy section that I have ridden a million times. Down…

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Recovering From ACL Surgery

  An ACL tear, (or anterior cruciate ligament tear) is a fairly common yet devastating injury for athletes. Tears can happen for a number of reasons – changing direction rapidly, stopping suddenly, landing from a jump incorrectly, or colliding with another athlete. It is possible to recover from this injury…

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PowerPlay™ Partners with the National Booster Club Training Council

PowerPlay Knee Wrap

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: PowerPlay™, manufacturer and distributor of the most-cost-effective, portable cold and compression sports therapy system, is proud to announce its partnership with the National Booster Club Training Council, an organization dedicated to the growth and support of school booster clubs. PowerPlay will be working with NBCTC and its…

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