Tag: Injury

CBD Oil for Pain Relief

What is CBD? There are two main active ingredients in cannabis (marijuana), tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and cannabidiol (CBD). THC is the primary active ingredient in cannabis and has psychoactive properties. CBD is the second most prevalent chemical compound and active ingredientin cannabis. CBD, unlike THC, does not have psychoactive properties; it interacts with the body’s endocannabinoid

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Accelerate Recovery and Prevent Injuries with Sports Tape

Sports tape is meant to help your body tissues return to homeostasis and is used to prevent injury. There are many different types of sports tape and taping techniques. Tapes with elastic properties are popular today, and many different brands with similar but slightly varying properties are available. Taping is meant to be used for

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ICE or HEAT – That is the Question

When you have an injury or pain, an ice or heat pack is a good therapy modality to try, but which one should you use in your situation? ICE – Acute or New Injuries Acute injuries most often cause an inflammatory process. Signs of inflammation are redness, warmth, swelling and pain. Ice can help control

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Pro Athlete D’Juan Woods’ Mental Toughness

Propelled Him Through Extreme Adversity to Ultimate Success After suiting up for his first game as a football player for the New Orleans Saints, D’Juan Woods collided with an opposing player, which resulted in a career-ending spinal cord injury. D’Juan was nearly paralyzed from the neck down. His team went on to win Super Bowl

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