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CAREX, Dual Channel TENS, Electrotherapy Pain Relief Unit

An Injured Person’s Best Friend – A TENS Unit

When you're a fitness enthusiast with a chronic injury, you constantly battle to keep your body from pain.   You hate it, but your fitness life does become a cycle of good days and bad days.  On January 30th I hit a particularly bad day and I'm still recovering from it (that ugly spinal curve in the x-ray below is evidence of my QL muscle shortening and putting me in considerable pain).   When those bad days hit, your doctor will most likely give you immediate pain medication but will also prescribe Physical Therapy to gain long-term mobility, strength and pain management.  Every PT session ends with some ice or heat and TENS (transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation) to promote healing.  TENS always feels like an intense mini massage (for me it's one of the best parts of going to PT), so when Carex Health Brands reached out to me to test their at-home AccuRelief™ Dual Channel TENS Electrotherapy Pain Relief System, I couldn't say yes fast enough.   In … [Read More...]

FitBloggin', Accounts to Follow, People To Know

Fabulous FitBloggin’ Folks You Need To Know + Giveaway

If you're attending FitBloggin' this weekend, there are a ton of wonderful people that you'll meet.  I've met some of my favorite people on the planet because of this conference.  FitBloggin' attracts unique hearts, minds and souls that don't often all assemble in the same … [Read More...]

Duran Duran, 2015, Paper Gods

OMG! Duran Duran Are Coming, Duran Duran Are Coming!

Yup, I've been MIA for an entire week.  Sometimes the blog takes a back seat to everyday life (presentations, work, family stuff etc.).  You might have also heard the news that Duran Duran frenzy has begun!  Take a look at how awesome the boys are looking these days!  Nobody can … [Read More...]