Month: April 2018

The 5 Best Mini Band Sets for Stronger Legs, Hips, and Glutes

5 best mini band sets

The importance of hip and glute strength is often understated. Weakness the hip abductors and external rotators is considered a risk factor for several running-related injuries, including Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome (PFPS) (1) and Iliotibial band syndrome (ITBS) (2). Female athletes who experienced a lower extremity injury were more likely to have decreased hip strength as …

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Why The Lateral Step Down is one of the Best Strengthening Exercises for Knee Pain

The Lateral Step Down is one of the Best Strengthening Exercises for Knee Pain The prevalence of knee pain is extremely common in the United States, affecting nearly 25% of people at any given time (1). Knee pain limit a person’s ability to work and earn income for their family. There are many different causes …

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Neck Traction: The Best Cervical Traction Devices to Ease Neck Pain

Neck Traction for Pain Relief

Neck pain affects 30%-50% of adults in the United States, which if thought about in depth, is quite a large number! Potentially HALF of the people that you know may be suffering from some kind of neck pain. Not only is the prevalence of neck pain quite high, but somewhere between 50%-85% of people with …

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The Best Compression Socks For Runners Right Now

The Best Compression Socks For Runners The use of compression garments among athletes has increased significantly in recent years. If you happen to be at the starting line of a recent  marathon, it would be impossible not to notice the high percentage of runners wearing compression socks. Compression socks are being worn by both professional …

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