Month: April 2021

Common Myths About Foam Rolling – From a Physical Therapist

Common Myths of Foam Rolling

Foam rolling is a popular tool for many athletes. Sure, it feels good (…or not so good), but what does it actually do? The market is teeming with different shapes, textures, and models of rollers. Though it’s a widely used technique, there aren’t many research studies examining the effects of foam rolling. Yet, there are …

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5 Wedge Elevation Pillows to Ease Your Pain After A Knee Replacement

The 5 Best Leg Elevation Wedge Pillows

If you have been following along with our series then you already know that elevating your knee after you have had a total knee replacement is crucial to the healing process because it increases blood flow, reduces swelling, and eases your post-surgical discomfort. You may be wondering how to elevate your knee after total replacement …

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Reduce Your Swelling With PEACE And LOVE After A Knee Replacement

Reduce Your Knee Swelling After a Total Knee Replacement

It was your first night in your own bed after having a total knee replacement. The sun happily pokes through the blinds as the birds sing a melodious tune that allows you to gently wake up. It’s such a lovely morning that you almost don’t notice the nagging pain and the enormous amount of swelling …

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The 7 Best Gifts for Anyone With Elbow Pain that Won’t Go Away

The 7 Best Gifts for Anyone With Elbow Pain That Won't Go Away (1)

If you’ve ever suffered from elbow pain or other musculoskeletal problems, then you know just how damaging it can be to your daily routine. Various injuries or conditions can cause elbow pain. The most common cause of chronic elbow pain can also be a result of Arthritis. Osteoarthritis, which is the most common form of …

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Running with a Herniated Disc – Helpful Tips Including What to Avoid

Running with a Herniated Disc

There’s a lot that can interfere with your running routine: appointments, work, and family time, just to name a few. But few things interrupt a workout routine like pain and injury! Back pain is one of the most common ailments among athletes, affecting up to 40%. One common cause of back pain is a herniated …

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Driving After Arthroscopic Hip Surgery – What You Need to Know

Driving After Arthroscopic Hip Surgery

Getting back to normal after arthroscopic hip surgery can be confusing and even frightening.  Hip surgery, whether it was a  hip labral repair, hip labral debridement, or a labral reconstruction, is a life-changing event that you want to allow to adequately heal. See our helpful table and subsequent information to help you know when you …

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Helpful Tips to Prepare for Arthroscopic Hip Surgery

Helpful Tips to Prepare for Arthroscopic Hip Surgery

Despite what you may have heard, preparing for a hip arthroscopic surgery can be a seamless process. The key to ensuring a smooth recovery lies in informed and thoughtful preparation. Hip arthroscopy is a minimally invasive surgery of the hip meant to address a range of joint issues, like impingement and labral tears. The recovery …

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