Pickleball is the new black—at least in the sports world. According to USA Pickleball, the sport’s national governing body, there are currently more than 150,000 active pickleball players in the US, and the number of pickleball court facilities has more than doubled over the last decade. For the uninitiated, pickleball is a hybrid of tennis, […]
Whether your sport of choice is ultra running or gardening, occasional aches and pains are part of life. While serious or lingering injuries may call for a trip to the doctor’s office, minor pain and swelling can usually be managed at home. One of the most well-known DIY pain relief remedies is Epsom salt soaks.
Does your lower back ache at the end of every day, despite trips to the massage therapist or chiropractor? It’s a good possibility that your feet are the problem, not your back!
That’s because the feet are at the base of your body’s “kinetic chain,” and how well they work and move impacts how everything above […]
It starts as a vague, nagging pain just above your sock line. Then it feels like someone is kicking you in the shin bone. Pretty soon, every step feels like your shin is on fire. You have shin splints (you think), and they HURT.
Shin splints are an injury that seems to plague almost every runner […]
I had plantar fasciitis in both feet and the only thing that helped was taping them. This was real inconvenient, difficult and time consuming, but it worked to relieve the pain. The problem was that I wasn’t very diligent at taping my feet. So I came up with this simple strap that works better than […]