The Recovery Lab Blog - Part 2
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Tight Hip Flexors and Lower Back Pain? How Fascial Stretch Therapy Can Help

A fascial stretch therapist working on a male who has tight hip flexors and lower back pain

When you think of stretching, the first thing that might come to mind is the importance of pre and post-workout muscle stretching for your muscles. But have you heard about stretching your body’s connective tissue or fascia? Fascial stretch therapy (FST) is a type of physical therapy that involves stretching the fascia with the assistance […]

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When and How To Use CryoSpa Cold Water Therapy?

The benefits of cold water immersion (CWI) therapy are numerous and well documented in sport recovery and chronic inflammatory conditions including fibromyalgia and rheumatoid arthritis. Individuals with mood disorders including anxiety and depression, as well as those who experience sleep disturbances have all shown benefit with CWI therapy as well. CWI is also a highly beneficial […]

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What Is NormaTec Compression?

A person wearing Normatec compression therapy as a form of sport recoveryto help increase circulation and speed up recovery.

Daily living can get busy, and sometimes we can forget to take some time to rest and recover and that’s where NormaTec compression comes in. Compression therapy is an ever-evolving field, and NormaTec represents an innovative, proven method of recovery used by individuals, professional sports teams and sports medicine organizations around the globe. Let’s explore […]

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Cryotherapy. What exactly is it and how does it work?

Ok, since we were kids, and then through our adolescent years and into adulthood, we’ve all been told about the benefits of exercise and healthy living. For any of us who have undertaken physical activity as a simple act to make us happy and healthy or for those who have taken it to the next […]

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How To Stay Hydrated Through Maintenance, Habit & Salt

A hand filling up a Recovery Lab water bottle to stay hydrated to help with muscle strain recovery

Sometimes when we are doing everything we can to enhance athletic performance, we forget to do those simple things that are every bit as important as going to the gym and eating properly. Sport recovery modalities including sauna, normatech compression and cold immersion therapy all have a very important place, but first we need to […]

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