Trigger point massage therapy is one of the fastest-growing therapies in the world. Why? Because it works. It’s one of the most effective types of massage therapy available and has been proven to alleviate muscle and soft tissue pain—a pain millions of people suffer from. In fact, studies have shown soft tissue and muscle pain…

Do you remember the last time you got a full night of pure, uninterrupted sleep? Did you know just one week of insufficient sleep alters the activity of our genes, which control our response to stress, immunity, inflammation and overall health? Additionally, did you know you can help combat the effects of a busy lifestyle…

cryo chambers

How Do Cryotherapy Machines Work? Cryotherapy is an athletic treatment used to shorten recovery time between training and workouts. In each session, athletes enter a cryotherapy machine, where extremely cold air (think Antarctica) is blown over their body for approximately two to three minutes. Nitrogen gas cools the air in the cryotherapy machine, lowering the…

Shoulder tendonitis is an injury resulting in inflammation of your rotator cuff and/or biceps tendon. It usually results from your tendon being pinched by surrounding structures. Commonly, shoulder tendonitis can lead to a rotator cuff tear, which can lead to degenerative calcific tendonitis. Various factors lead to this slow progressive change. The most common cause…

Compex neuromuscular electrical stimulation (NMES) is an advanced electrical stimulation device designed to help you reach your athletic goals. Compex Sport Elite has many benefits and is designed to help, whether you are sore from crushing your most recent workout, recovering from an unfortunate injury, or looking for that extra edge to boost your performance….

Spinal Decompression

Back and neck pain are two of the most common issues people experience throughout their lifetime. In fact, at any given time, nearly 31 million people in the U.S. are experiencing lower-back pain. Additionally, back pain is one of the most common reasons cited for missing work, which is why it’s important to understand your…

Concussion Recovery

Concussion recovery and management is an important and often complex process within the sports medicine and neurology fields. With nearly 2.5 million concussions and traumatic brain injuries occurring in the United States each year, proper concussion treatment is vital. In 2012 alone, approximately 329,920 of those visits were sports- and recreation-related injuries with a diagnosis…

cryotherapy benefits

Tim Howard is a U.S. soccer legend. He began his professional career in 1997, and at 38 years old, is playing goalkeeper for the Colorado Rapids MLS team. Howard is the most capped goalkeeper of all-time for the United States men’s national team, with over 100 caps since his debut in 2002. He has played…

ankle injury

A sprained ankle is one of the most common musculoskeletal injuries in sports. Whether it occurs while running, jumping, landing or pivoting, it almost always involves a “rolling” of the ankle. Although ankle injuries are common, recovery time varies for each athlete. To help you speed up your recovery time, we’re exploring how an ankle…

too little sleep and an unhealthy diet could increase the risk of injury in teen athletes

Parents, coaches, doctors and trainers have all been telling young athletes for years to avoid unhealthy lifestyle choices and injury risk by making sure that they get enough sleep, hydrate and eat a healthy diet. Kids have always taken this with a grain of salt and an eye-roll stating, “we know, we know.” Now, new…

Speed up workout recovery time with the NormaTec recovery system.

A strenuous workout can leave you drained and exhausted. Whether you are a professional athlete, training for a marathon or simply giving your body a total workout, repetitive demanding exercise routines can take a toll on the body, which can create the need for rehab and increase recovery time. A typical workout recovery process can…

crossfit injuries can happen from this

Doctors and chiropractors have seen more and more CrossFit injuries as CrossFit has become an increasingly popular fitness regimen, sport and training method for athletes, military, police and everyday gym-goers. It is based on an increased work capacity across a variety of different exercises and activities. Specifically, CrossFit involves functional movements performed at high intensity….

basketball injury ankle sprain recovery

During basketball season, one of the most common injuries for basketball athletes of all levels is the dreaded sprained ankle. While there are varying degrees of severity and different treatments for sprained ankle, most likely the athlete will miss at least a couple of weeks during ankle sprain recovery trying to get back to playing…

muscle injury recovery

You’re an active person and enjoy participating in various sports. Unfortunately, that activity has resulted in you having to treat a muscle injury. Because there are different categories and grades, let’s begin our muscle injury recovery guide with what causes muscular injuries! What are the different severities of muscle injuries? Muscle injuries are typically grouped…

treat hamstring injury

Many people might not know that you can treat a hamstring injury with Active Release Technique (A.R.T.). Fortunately the doctors at 5280 Cryo & Recovery Clinics can—the truth is that there are not many sports injuries we can’t treat. In this article, we will outline a case study of a real patient treated in one of…

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