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Do They Really Work? Compression Myths Debunked

Compression gear. Does it really work? That's a question that often pops up when seeing people wearing compression gear.  We often see it used by athletes. Just like how Allen Iverson popularized the full arm sleeves when he began using them during the 2000s NBA season - he initially used it as a temporary solution for his bursitis. We also see many runners using them, and soccer and football players, too. This gear is engineered for sports and for therapeutic use. Outside of athletics, these are prescribed as part of postoperative care. Conditions such as Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) were typically treated using compression devices. Others may wear it for scar management. Compression garments come in many different forms. There are options...

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What is a Sequential Compression Device Used For?

What is a Sequential Compression Device Used For? Are you extremely tired after a hard day of work? Are you sitting at your desk all day hunched over your computer screen? Or, perhaps, you're on your feet the whole day hustling! If any of these are the case, stiffness, numbness and discomfort may feel all-too familiar to you.  If you're like most of us, you could pretty much always go for a massage – a nice deep tissue massage for recovery or a light soothing session to relax and relieve any pain from the day.  Either way, massages feel great. Plain and simple.  Lucky for us, a professional level massage is more accessible and convenient than ever...  Imagine coming home...

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3 Reasons For Ankle Pain With Walking

Most people will have a significant ankle injury or issue at some point in their life. In many cases, the pain gets worse with walking, even making this basic task feel unbearable. This blog post will explore three of the most common reasons for your ankle pain while walking and what you can do to fix it!

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When Should You Wear Compression Apparel?

  Do you often feel stiff and sore after a long day of doing repetitive tasks? If so, it might be time to consider wearing compression apparel. Compression garments are designed to increase circulation by reducing the buildup of lactic acid and swelling in your muscle tissue.   Additionally, compression can provide support for your muscles if you have carpal tunnel syndrome or RSI. The good news is that there are many different types of compression garments that suit all different needs and body parts. Here are a few times when you should consider utilizing compression apparel.     When you are feeling stiff and sore    This is the most common time when people wear compression apparel. If you...

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