Therapy

Tendinitis

Treat Your Tendonitis In 6 Steps

Tendonitis is one of the most common musculoskeletal conditions there is. It includes: Tennis Elbow (Lateral Epicondylitis) Golfer’s Elbow (Medial Epicondylitis) Patellar Tendonitis Achilles Tendonitis Plantar Fasciitis And any other tendon that is susceptible to overuse Along with its commonality is its tendency to progress to into a chronic state. These conditions typically start off …

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What is Cupping?

Ever since Michael Phelps made his Olympic appearance with the trademark “hickey” marks, cupping has become increasingly popular. But what is it and what exactly does it do? What Is It? Cupping has been around for a longgggg time, with evidence for its use all the way back to 1550 BC. It involves the placement …

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Cortisone

What is it? Cortisone is one of the most commonly used treatments for a wide-range of conditions, including arthritis, tendinitis, and bursitis. It’s a steroid that is naturally produced by the adrenal glands and acts as a potent anti-inflammatory mediator – meaning that it works by reducing the inflammatory process. How is it given? The …

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Whole Body Cryotherapy

The use of ice (cryotherapy) has been used to treat various conditions for centuries. Whole Body Cryotherapy (WBC) is now the latest trend and has become a very popular recovery and treatment tool. First built in Japan in the 70’s, it’s only recently become popular in the USA over the past decade. But what exactly …

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Free Radicals and Antioxidants

The terms “free radicals” and “antioxidants” are very commonly used, but not everyone understands exactly what they are and how they work. This post will try and help shine some light on these two terms! What are Free Radicals? There are many types of radicals, but reactive oxygen species are the most important ones involved …

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Benefits of Coffee

Coffee is one of the most commonly consumed beverages in the USA, with the average American drinking 2.1 cups every day1. Some people see it as being their vice, while others rave about its benefits. So, what’s the truth about coffee? Overall, coffee has been deemed safe for overall health2 and has been linked with …

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