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Best Meal Prep Before Surgery with Dr. Catherine Logan Mar 30, 2024

Meal prepping before surgery can help ensure that you have nutritious and convenient meals ready to go during your recovery period. Here are some tips for meal prepping before surgery:

  1. Plan Your...

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Sleep Recovery After Knee Surgery Feb 13, 2024

Recovering from knee surgery can disrupt sleep due to discomfort, changes in mobility, and medication side effects. However, there are several strategies to improve sleep quality during the...

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Psychological Return to Sport Feb 11, 2024

Psychological return to sport refers to the process of an athlete or individual reintegrating into their sport after a period of injury, hiatus, or other significant life event. This process...

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What is Iliotibial Band Syndrome? Feb 11, 2024

Iliotibial Band Syndrome (ITBS), also known as IT Band Syndrome or ITB Syndrome, is a common overuse injury that affects the iliotibial band—a thick band of fibrous tissue that...

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What Are the Best Foods for Muscle Recovery? healthy foods muscle recovery Feb 03, 2024

Muscle recovery is essential for athletes and individuals engaging in strenuous physical activities. Proper nutrition plays a crucial role in supporting this process.

Here are some foods that can...

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What is the Best Way to Recover after a Strength Workout? Feb 01, 2024

Recovery after a strength workout is crucial for muscle repair and overall well-being. Here are some effective strategies:

1. **Protein Intake:**
   - Consume a protein-rich meal or snack...

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Mental Health in Elite Coaches Jan 25, 2024

A recent article in Sports Health was published focusing on Mental Health in Elite Coaches. We know Coaches play an essential role in promoting mental health in elite sports. Yet, they themselves...

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Dr. Logan's Muscle Recovery Smoothie Jan 14, 2024

There are many excellent options of recovery smoothies for athletes, but here is my latest fave:

Dr. Logan's Recovery Smoothie (2 servings)

1 cup cold water

½ cup frozen peaches (can sub a...

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Is It Time to Focus on Psychological Readiness to Return to Play? Dec 28, 2023

Is it time to target psychological readiness (or lack of readiness) in return to sports after Anterior Cruciate Ligament tears? 

After an ACL injury, patients may experience strong...

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Prepare Your Space for Success Before ACL Surgery Nov 25, 2023

Now is the time - before surgery - to set up your space and get your recovery tools in place. Below, please find my recommendations.

COOLING/COMPRESSION

Cooling/compression ice machines have been...

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A Mindful and Holistic Guide to Athlete Recovery athlete mental health muscle recovery nervous system Nov 15, 2023

If you have not tuned in to Emily Perrin's 3 Part Blog series on the connection between Mental health and Recovery head to her Blog to read  Why Failing to Prioritize Recovery is...

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