What Does Icing Really Do?

What Does Icing Really Do?

If you’re not following AE Wellness on Facebook, you may have missed my newest weekly segment, Anatomy with Alex. Each week, I spend anywhere 20-30 minutes talking about a seemingly complicated body concept to help make it relevant and practical for you. Whether it’s...
The Problem with Scar Tissue

The Problem with Scar Tissue

The problem with scar tissue is that it’s not regular tissue at all. Scar tissue is your body’s protective response to an injury. Following the injury, whether it’s a sprain, strain, or external cut/abrasion, there is a period of inflammation that aids the healing...
Building Grip Strength by Hanging

Building Grip Strength by Hanging

If you’re suffering from hand, wrist, elbow, neck or shoulder pain, the weakness of your grip strength may be a contributing factor. As all of our devices get lighter and the common actions of our fingers and hands become more repetitive (typing anyone?), your hands,...

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