Pain Free Athlete :: 4 Reasons You Don't Want to Get Hurt

4 Reasons You Don’t Want to Get Hurt

Ankle Taping“An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” Ben Franklin said these famous words in 1736 in reference to fire prevention. The same philosophy, however, can apply to sports injuries. For several reasons–beyond the obvious–we want to … Read More

Pain Free Athlete :: Pain is Your Ally In Healing

Pain is Your Ally In Healing

“Pain is part of the body’s defense system, producing a reflexive retraction from the painful stimulus, and tendencies to protect the affected body part while it heals, and avoid that harmful situation in the future.”   This is the evolutionary … Read More