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 •  December 7

About Carli Lloyd:
Carli Lloyd is an American soccer player and two-time Olympic gold medalist. She was named FIFA’s Player of the Year in 2015 and 2016, and is also a FIFA Women’s World Cup Champion. She currently plays for the U.S. Women's National team and Houston Dash.{C}
Carli Lloyd's Recovery Experience with Game Ready
In August of 2017,...

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 •  December 5

Many athletes experience a condition known as exercise-induced edema after working out. You might not be familiar with this term, but chances are you will recognize the symptoms. Have you ever had trouble taking off a ring after going for a run? Do your feet and ankles swell after athletic activity? These might be symptoms of exercise-induced...

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 •  November 22

A sprain is an injury that happens when one or more ligaments are stretched or torn. The severity of the injury will depend on the number of ligaments involved and whether the tear is partial or complete. In many cases, sprains do not require surgery and can be treated with a combination of rest, cryotherapy, compression, and elevation. Common...

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 •  November 16

A pulled groin muscle, or adductor strain, is a common injury, primarily among athletes. However, because many players choose to play through the pain and not seek treatment, it’s difficult to pinpoint how many of these injuries occur each year. Although this type of injury can happen to any type of athlete, it tends to be more prevalent among...

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 •  October 25

Athletic trainers are always looking for new tools and systems that will help athletes recover from injuries more quickly. Cryotherapy allows you to improve on traditional RICE therapy in a way that may be more convenient, more comfortable, and more effective. Cryotherapy combines the benefits of therapeutic cold with intermittent pneumatic...

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 •  October 18

Hip flexor pain is felt in the upper groin region. It’s not only uncomfortable, but it can also inhibit mobility and prevent you from doing both normal daily tasks and athletic activities. Like any other type of injury, it’s best not to ignore hip flexor pain. The sooner you treat it, the faster you may recover and return to your usual routine....

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 •  October 11

For the majority of patients, shoulder surgery is a one-time event that has a major impact on their lives. Most people don’t know what to expect before, during, and after the procedure, but the more you, as a healthcare professional, can help prepare them, the more successful the recovery process will be. Some of the essential elements of...

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 •  October 10

Hot and cold therapy, also known as contrast therapy, is a treatment approach that alternates the application of therapeutic heat and cold to provide physiological benefits. But not everyone fully understands how contrast therapy can help in a myriad of ways. That’s why we’ve put together the Why Does Hot and Cold Therapy Work? infographic to help...

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 •  October 4

Now that football season has officially started and is in full swing, it’s important to watch out for symptoms of injuries. Some of the most common football injuries are those to the back. The nature of the game requires hard impacts, twisting the torso, and other activities that can lead to a back injury. With some back injuries, you know...

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 •  September 27

According to the CDC, each year more than 300,000 people undergo total hip replacement surgery, with the vast majority of them being age 45 or older. It is also estimated that approximately 2.5 million people in the United States are living with an artificial hip. If you are planning to join this number, or are experiencing another type of hip...