Posts Categorized: Injury

Best Sleeping Positions to Reduce Pain

There’s an old Irish proverb that says “A good laugh and a long sleep are the best cures in the doctor's book.” When it comes to healing, few things are more essential than getting a good night’s sleep. A rested body is a healing body — sleep is the battery recharge your immune system needs to keep running smoothly. But it can be hard to ...
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How to Reduce Inflammation From Your Injury

If you live an active lifestyle, at some point you’ll run the risk of getting an injury. Sometimes the worst part about getting an injury isn’t the injury itself but the inflammation it causes. The pain, stiffness and soreness could put a serious cramp in your lifestyle. To make matters worse: inflammation also slows down your healing process b...
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Heat or Ice to Treat My Injuries

Why Should I Use Heat or Ice to Treat My Injuries?

When we're young, most of us have had that experience where we get injured and a relative hands us a heating pad or tells us to “put some ice on it”. Or we've seen a cartoon where a character fixes a black eye by pressing a frozen steak against it. These kind of experiences could make it seem like treating injuries with heat or ice is the stuff...
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5 Most Common Injuries Seen in Young Athletes

Every parent dreads the day their child gets injured playing sports. But according to a recent study, 66 percent of boys and 52 percent of girls ages 5 to 18 play organized sports. Statistically speaking, there’s bound to be an injury somewhere. Fortunately, the most common injuries among young athletes are fairly minor, and are easily treata...
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Laser Light Therapy

How Laser Light Therapy Can help You Recover Faster From Injuries

When we say the word lasers, most people think of science fiction or hair removal. But thanks to technological advancements, we can now use lasers for so much more, including physical therapy treatments! If you’re living with a painful injury or inflammation-causing condition, laser light therapy may be just for you. Related: Common Things...
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