Strategies for Athletes Navigating Pain During Competition

As an athlete, you stride onto the field, court, or track with determination. Your body is a finely tuned instrument, pushing boundaries and chasing victory. But amidst the adrenaline and cheers, pain often lurks in the shadows. It’s a silent adversary, whispering doubts and testing your resolve. Why We Push Through Pain is part of […]

Understanding and Managing Medial Tibial Stress Syndrome (Shin Splints)

Shin splints medial tibial stress syndrome

Introduction As active individuals and athletes, we cherish the thrill of movement, whether it’s pounding the pavement during a run or leaping across the basketball court. But sometimes, our zest for physical activity can lead to unwelcome discomfort. Enter Medial Tibial Stress Syndrome (MTSS)—commonly known as shin splints. In this article, we’ll empower you with knowledge to […]

Shin Splints: Understanding Common Lower Leg Conditions

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Introduction As an athlete or active individual, you’ve likely encountered the term “shin splints.” But what exactly does it encompass? In this quick guide, we’ll explore the three conditions that fall under this umbrella term: Tibial Stress Syndrome (TSS), Stress Fractures, and Chronic Exertional Compartment Syndrome (CECS). Let’s dive in and equip you with essential knowledge to navigate […]

Injury Risk From Returning To Sports Too Fast

Injury Risk From Returning To Sports

Guest post by Velocity Sports Performance It’s important to understand that the injury risk returning from injury will be higher than normal. Thats because that time off may have reduced pain, but it also reduced your training volume and fitness. Detraining during injury and a quick return will increase injury risk The injury risk while returning to […]

Using Red Light Therapy to Combat Inflammation in Muscles, Tendons, and Joints

For active individuals and athletes, the pursuit of peak performance often comes with its own set of challenges, particularly when it comes to muscle, tendon, and joint health. One groundbreaking solution that’s gaining traction in the world of sports recovery is Red Light Therapy. This non-invasive, natural approach offers promising results in reducing inflammation, facilitating […]

Anti-Fragility: Transforming Your Return from Injury

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In the dynamic world of sports and physical endeavors, injuries are an unwelcome guest. They disrupt your rhythm, challenge your resilience, and push you into the realm of rehabilitation. The road to recovery is often arduous, but there’s a new way to not just bounce back but to emerge even stronger. But there is a […]

5 Keys To Using Anti-Inflammatories for Muscle & Tendon Injuries

When faced with an injury, utilizing NSAIDs (learn about using NSAIDS here) can play a crucial role in your recovery journey. They are an effective pain reliever and anti-inflammatory for muscle and tendon injuries. These medications are a powerful tool in managing pain and reducing inflammation, ultimately allowing you to move more comfortably and participate […]

A Simple 4-Part Formula for Effective Muscle and Tendon Injury Rehab

4 part formula for effective muscle and tendon rehab

Tendon and muscle injuries are common setbacks for athletes and fitness enthusiasts. But, with effective muscle and tendon injury rehab, recovery is well within reach. This concise 4-part formula simplifies the process of rehabilitation, offering a self-care guide for tackling various muscle and tendon injuries. Understand Your Injury To effectively rehab a muscle or tendon […]

Tendon Recovery Checklist

Here are the 4 keys strategies to get rid of pain and improve function when you are suffering from tendonitis. Each of the 4 Rs has different ways on the checklist. The key is that you are executing all 4 strategies so you can get back to the sports and activities you love. Learn More: […]

Using NSAIDs For a Muscle or Tendon Injury: A Guide for Athletes and Active Individuals


For athletes and active individuals, muscle and tendon injuries can be frustrating setbacks. These injuries often come with pain, swelling, and discomfort, making it challenging to get back to your favorite activities. In such situations, non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) can be valuable allies in your recovery. In this guide, we’ll explore why reducing pain and […]