winter

  1. Winter Safety Infographic

      We found this great winter safety infographic at SpinalCord.com. They know what they are talking about!   Continue reading
  2. Taping for Winter Sports

    There are more uses for Kinesiology tape during the winter season than you think.   Colder temperatures mean that your muscles are more likely to become cool faster, making them more prone to injury. Winter sports such as skiing, snowboarding, ice climbing and ice hockey can put your body into awkward an unpredictable positions so it is important to prepare for this to avoid potential injury. Continue reading
  3. Snow Shovelling to Prevent Injury

    Shovelling snow doesn’t have to be a hassle or a chore. Snow shovelling is actually a fantastic way to promote healthy movement among your joints and muscles when done correctly.  It can get your heart rate up, improving your circulation- and like any other exercise involving resistance, snow shovelling will release endorphins and boost your mood. Turns out this commonly dreaded chore actually has more benefits than you thought!   Continue reading
  4. Drug Free Pain Relief for the Soreness and Strains of an Extended Winter

    Drug Free Pain Relief for the Soreness and Strains of an Extended Winter
    Winter sucks.  The shoveling, slipping and trudging takes a toll on your poor, tired muscles and joints.  Your body, like everyone else’s, is going to let you know when you are adding to the everyday stress and strain, it’s going to hurt. The stiff shuffles in the morning, the back spasms from shoveling snow, and the soreness in your shoulders...

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