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Keep Sprains Out of the Game: Protect Your Foundation with Custom Orthotics

ankle sprain

Let’s get real about ankle sprains. They’re no joke.

Today, just like every day, approximately 25,000 people in the U.S. will sprain their ankles.

More than 1 million people visit emergency rooms each year because of ankle injuries.

sprained ankle

A sprained ankle on the mend.

Ankle sprains are the #1 injury in sports.

If you’ve ever experienced an ankle sprain—and chances are you have—you know how incredibly painful and debilitating they can be.  The worst ones may have you down for the count for weeks, if not months. read more

Popping a Daily Aspirin for “Health”? (What Manufacturers Don’t Want You to Know)

Popping a daily aspirin for purported health reasons is a growing trend–but not a good one.  In a recent survey, 52% of respondents who were middle age or older said they took to “prevent heart disease.” Unfortunately, there’s very good science that says for most, the risks outweigh the benefits.

daily aspirin not good for preventing heart attack

While aspirin thins the blood, which can help prevent blood clots that lead to stroke and heart attack, long-term aspirin use can increase the risk of ulcers, stomach bleeding, even brain bleeding! What’s more, research suggests that for most people, the chance that aspirin will prevent a first heart attack is about the same as the chance that it will cause serious damage.*
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