It's not IF, it's WHEN: Insights on injury prevalence and the importance of recovery

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It's not IF, it's WHEN: Insights on injury prevalence and the importance of recovery

A recent study helps to confirm that elite adolescent athletes don’t have to wonder IF they will get injured during their sport; instead, they should anticipate WHEN they will get injured. Injuries are not risk factors any more for athletes. It seems like it is now the reality of being an athlete. It is apparent that despite injury prevention interventions such as proper training or warming up and cooling down—sheer volume and exposure to the sport is a superior predictor of injury prevalence. Here we introduce how recovery can offset exposure.

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Performance and Injury Recovery Enhancement Is In What You Eat

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Performance and Injury Recovery Enhancement Is In What You Eat

There is nothing more important than what you put in your body when recovering from an injury or a tough workout. Small changes in your meal choices and timing can make the largest difference. Stephanie Rogers, a certified ISSA Specialist in Fitness Nutrition and Level 1 certified in Precision Nutrition lays it out in detail for athletes. 

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Recovery: Not Just for D1 Athletes Anymore

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Recovery: Not Just for D1 Athletes Anymore

Chicago Recovery Room, Chicago, IL and Return to Play, Johnson City, Tennessee are two other facilities   designed for attending to athletic needs. Learn how these former collegiate-level athletic trainers are also helping athletes of all disciplines prevent injuries and utilize proper recovery techniques to remain competitive.

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The Dos and Don'ts for IT Band Syndrome

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The Dos and Don'ts for IT Band Syndrome

It is common for athletes to seek IT Band Syndrome relief at RX Sports Recovery, especially runners. What is even more common are the widely used, incorrect strategies for treatment. Treat, prevent, and remain competing with these Dos and Donts for IT Band Syndrome and feel your symptoms disappear.

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End of Ice Age, Beginning of Recovery Age

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End of Ice Age, Beginning of Recovery Age

This is our most comprehensive review yet. Ice application for injuries and recovery is receiving a considerable amount of criticism in research. Our RXSR experts leafed through relevant research and provided the best recovery suggestions as alternatives to ice application. BONUS: A recovery strategy guide at the end to help put all this new information together for a detailed recovery plan.

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The Science of Recovery for CrossFit Athletes

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The Science of Recovery for CrossFit Athletes

CrossFit is a sport. Its competitive, intense, and requires immense amount of athleticism. Like any sport, injuries occur. Also like any sport, recovery is important for enhancing performance, hitting goals, and remaining competitive. Learn why the nature of CrossFit requires more recovery than other sports. Here we debunk myths about lactic acid and introduce science- backed reasons for recovery in the sport.

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