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Truth About Massage Gun

Truth About Massage Gun

According to Josh Orendorf, a doctor of physical therapy, certified personal trainer.

 

- Massage guns work by sending direct vibrating pulses through your muscles. According to a study in the Journal of Clinical & Diagnostic Research, vibration therapy and traditional massage are both effective at reducing delayed onset muscle soreness. But in addition to combatting pain, vibration therapy also proves helpful in decreasing the levels of lactic acid in your body post-workout. So, while static recovery items like foam rollers can dig into tight spots and loosen muscles, the vibration advocates may be onto something.


Posture Pillow

Posture Pillow

- If you’re like most people you haven’t given much thought to your pillow but if your sleep isn’t ideal, you should. Sleeping is a critical recovery period for our bodies and mind and if you have trouble sleeping or waking up with pain, especially in your neck, shoulders or back, it may be related to your pillow and sleeping position. Your pillow alone can often be what causes your pain and especially neck and back pain. A good sleeping posture is key to sleeping soundly, night after night, and  waking up without pain and stiffness. Your pillow...