Category Archives for "Pain Management"

A Primer on Sports Nutrition for Injury Recovery & Prevention

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By Scott We received some great feedback on our article, Supplements for Injury Recovery: The Definitive Guide.But one thing kept coming up when speaking with our clients: it’s a lot to take in.That’s why we created this short(er) primer article.It covers the main concepts of sports nutrition for injuries without getting into the weeds of […]

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Supplements for Injury Recovery: The Definitive Guide

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By Scott Athletes and Weekend Warriors depend on Non-steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs (NSAIDs) like ibuprofen to manage pain and inflammation after an injury.But long-term studies show NSAIDs do more harm than good.They interfere with the natural healing process, reduce collagen mass at injury repair sites, and increase chances of re-injury by as much as 25%.Though your doctor […]

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The Anti-Inflammatory Diet, Simplified

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The Anti-Inflammatory Diet, Simplified By Scott From avoiding nightshades to cursing all forms of dairy, the wacky world of Anti-Inflammatory Diets has gotten… well… wacky. ​The back-and-forth debates on which foods to eat, which to avoid, and exactly how to brew your coffee for maximum anti-inflammation benefits have muddied the water. In this article, we aim to simplify anti-inflammatory […]

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What Causes Leg Cramps at Night (and How to Prevent Them)

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By Scott Nocturnal leg cramps can be a literal pain in the a** (though they more commonly affect the muscles of the lower legs and feet). Unlike typical muscle cramps, they’re usually NOT caused by dehydration, electrolyte imbalance, or even overuse. In most cases, there are several variables causing this sleep-interrupting nuisance. In this article, […]

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How to Recover from Any Injury: The Ultimate 5-Step Injury Recovery Guide

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By Scott When it comes to injuries, there are a million and one theories on the best way to approach recovery. Should you rest? Ice? Deep tissue massage? Seek medical attention?Like a good scientist, our answer is “it depends.” It depends on your injury, your level of fitness, symptoms, personal history and more. But, that […]

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5 Research-Backed Reasons to Put Collagen in Your Morning Coffee

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Share1 Tweet0In this article, we break down:How coffee plays an integral role in the daily routines of Americans (and why we care)Research-backed benefits of collagen protein supplementationWhy putting collagen powder in your coffee turns your morning ‘joe into a veritable superfoodWhy We Care About Coffee64% of adults in the U.S. drink coffee every day according to […]

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