How To Select a Running Shoe Based On Your Foot Alignment

Posted by on 7/10/2018 to Foot and Ankle Pain
How To Select a Running Shoe Based On Your Foot Alignment
Dealing with foot alignment issues and finding it hard to enjoy your favorite activity due to foot and ankle pain? It is critical to select the proper running shoe based on your individual needs related to any foot alignment issues you are contending with. Read on to find out how to master this process...

Knee Pain Trigger Point Chart

Posted by on 7/2/2018 to Knee Pain
Knee Pain Trigger Point Chart
Now, just because the trigger point causes pain does not mean that the location of the knot is painful itself. When the pain is located at the tense muscle spot it is called a primary trigger point. However, pain can also appear in areas away from the active trigger point - such pain is called referred pain. It is important to treat the spot that causes the referred pain and not the location of the pain itself.

Build Lean Muscle With These Tasty Foods

Posted by on 6/24/2018 to Exercises & Stretches
Build Lean Muscle With These Tasty Foods
In order to gain lean muscle, consume more calories each day from muscle-building foods. Combine this with an all-encompassing exercise routine, and soon you will experience a build up of lean muscle.

Internal Snapping Hip Syndrome

Posted by on 6/14/2018 to Hip Pain
Internal Snapping Hip Syndrome
Snapping hip syndrome is characterised as a snapping or a clicking experienced within in the hip joint. It may or may not produce an audible sound and can also lead to feelings of weakness or instability within the hip.

Gluteal Tendinopathy - Causes and Treatments

Posted by on 6/7/2018 to Leg, Hamstring, Groin Pain
Gluteal Tendinopathy - Causes and Treatments
The key to managing gluteal tendinopathy is to reduce load on the tendon while improving functional movement of the hip and pelvis. In addition, a focus on enhancing the rebuilding of the injured tendon collagen (along wiht other weakened or damaged tissues) needs to happen.

MendMeShop Stands Behind Their Products

Posted by on 5/30/2018 to MendMeShop & T-Shellz Wrap Reviews
MendMeShop Stands Behind Their Products
An example on how we here at MendMeShop try to go above and beyond in helping our customers.

Blood Flow Is Critical For Healing

Posted by on 5/25/2018 to Enhance Circulation To Relieve Pain
Blood Flow Is Critical For Healing
The enhancing of blood flow to injured muscle, tendons, ligaments, and even cartilage has to be your focus in order to repair and rebuild the injured tissues

Knee T Shellz Wrap - a New Testimonial

Posted by on 5/23/2018 to Knee T-Shellz Wrap Reviews
Knee T Shellz Wrap - a New Testimonial
Mr Scheer was more than ecstatic with the results from the Knee T-Shellz Wrap. He experienced less pain on the medial side of the knee and less pain in the quad muscles. Literally within one week of treatments, the improvement was dramatic.

"I purchased this device after suffering for 3-4 months with knee osteo-arthritis and a quad tear - with an MRI that said I was okay. I could not walk, seriously."

"Had 3 drains by the doctor in knee and quad and multiple cortisone injections. I had a big trip coming up to Utah and could not get off the couch, could not walk. My wife told me to cancel." 

"My R.N. wife and her friend found this device (Knee T -Shellz Wrap) online and I was not hopeful as nothing was helping." 

"Within 3 days of using the blood flow device, the swelling virtually disappeared in my quad. My pain level went from a 10 down to 1. The medial site on the knee which if touched was horrible - was now fine! The quad now seems to be healed, no swelling at all, In 7-8 days. I still have some knee issues but the pain is gone." 

"Went on the hiking trip, had to be careful and not overdue it but I could not get off the couch!In favoring and jumping around for months my hip is out and going to treat with this machine also. I would not have believed it possible but it is. 3 docs and one telling me I needed a knee replacement. I am amazed."

S. Scheer

Review: Improved Greatly With Leg T Shellz Wrap

Posted by on 5/22/2018 to Leg-Arm T Shellz Wrap Reviews
Review: Improved Greatly With Leg T Shellz Wrap
"Without this wrap (Leg T-Shellz) I would not have seen the improvement I needed. My advisor at MendMeShop is always there to assist. Barbara from New Jersey."

Leg T Shellz Wrap Helped With Strain

Posted by on 5/22/2018 to Leg-Arm T Shellz Wrap Reviews
Leg T Shellz Wrap Helped With Strain
Groin strains and groin injuries are among the most stubborn muscle and soft tissue ailments to contend with. Barb from New Jersey contacted us to obtain a Leg T Shellz Wrap and in the end, she was pleased with the progress she experienced. 

"Without this wrap (Leg T-Shellz) I would not have seen the improvement I needed. My advisor at MendMeShop is always there to assist."

Very beneficial for Back and Hip Pain

Posted by on 5/21/2018 to Back and Hip T Shellz Wrap Reviews
Very beneficial for Back and Hip Pain
This is another example of a couple who both use the Back-Hip T Shellz wrap for various aches and pains affecting the back and hip region.

"I and my husband find this Back-Hip T-Shellz to be very beneficial in reducing our back pains and my hip pain. Thank you for continuing to improve your products."

 Denise from Lynchburg, Virginia

The Service From MendMeShop Has Been Oustanding

Posted by on 5/20/2018 to MendMeShop & T-Shellz Wrap Reviews
The Service From MendMeShop Has Been Oustanding
Mr. Chaffin was a little skeptical early on, but in the end, very satisfied with his dealing with MendMeShop.

Fix Your Posture and Reduce Your Body's Aches and Pains

Posted by on 5/20/2018 to Back Pain
Fix Your Posture and Reduce Your Body's Aches and Pains
Because every human body varies in shape, size and type, as well as muscularity, flexibility and fat-deposition patterns - it is not surprising that posture-related issues have become very strong contributing factors to a wide variety of aches and pain affecting most areas of the body.

The Back-Hip T Shellz is Helping My Daughter

Posted by on 5/18/2018 to Back and Hip T Shellz Wrap Reviews
The Back-Hip T Shellz is Helping My Daughter
We have many customer who purchase the T Shellz Wraps for family and friends who are struggling with muscle and soft tissue injuries.

"Checking with my daughter and she has been using The Back T-Shellz wrap on her back and knee - and feels like it’s helping her. Makes me happy as these have always helped me."

Sharon from Arizona

Back Hip T Shellz Review - Used By Both Me and My Spouse

Posted by on 5/18/2018 to Back and Hip T Shellz Wrap Reviews
Back Hip T Shellz Review - Used By Both Me and My Spouse
It is nice to hear when multiple members of a family can use and benefit from the Back-Hip T Shellz Wrap.

"The good news is that the Back-Hip T-Shellz is perfect for chronic, localized pain that I get in my back. The bad news is that my wife tried it on her hip and now I have to share :)

Steve from Vermont

Elbow T-Shellz Wrap Review - Great Design and Great Results

Posted by on 5/17/2018 to Elbow Pain & Tennis Elbow
Elbow T-Shellz Wrap Review - Great Design and Great Results
A second generation customer of MendMeShop, Joshua has experienced first hand the benefits of the Elbow T Shellz Wrap. He took time to send us a testimonial:

"The T-shellz elbow wrap has really helped my elbow pain. The neoprene cover is very comfortable, and the overall design is well thought-out. I like the fact that the heat control is easily adjustable, so that I can adapt it when I am wearing a long-sleeve shirt or when the wrap is on my bare skin."

"The long electrical cord is very helpful, so that I can wear the sleeve, but have some leeway to move around, and not be too tightly tethered to the electrical outlet. I think this is a great product, and am grateful for how much it has alleviated my elbow pain.

"I definitely recommend this and other MendMeShop wraps. Unlike other products I have tried, these actually work!"

Joshua from California

Using F.I.R. Following Total Knee Arthroplasty

Posted by on 5/7/2018 to Knee Pain
Using F.I.R. Following Total Knee Arthroplasty
The FIR (far infrared) showed that the significant effects are on relieving pain and lowering the levels of IL-6 and ET-1. The results cannot only be the reference for the postoperative pain relief of TKA, but it can also be the database of another clinical application. As always, consult your doctor prior to using FIR devices over implants within the body.

Overpronation vs. Underpronation: How To Spot Pronation Deviations

Posted by on 4/30/2018 to Foot and Ankle Pain
Overpronation vs. Underpronation: How To Spot Pronation Deviations
Considering our feet are the main point of contact with the ground, it’s not that surprising to learn that pronation abnormalities are a source of pain affecting many areas of the body. These overcompensation issues may begin in the feet, but often the imbalances created from pronation issues affect the calves, IT band, knees, hips, and back.

Customer Service Review for MendMeShop

Posted by on 4/17/2018 to MendMeShop & T-Shellz Wrap Reviews
Customer Service Review for MendMeShop
MendMeShop makes every attempt to go above and beyond in terms of customer support, as this testimonial confirms.

Your Life Has No Limitation Except for the Ones You Create Yourself

Posted by on 4/9/2018 to Inspiration
Your Life Has No Limitation Except for the Ones You Create Yourself
The discipline required to reach the ultimate goals in your life...

Four Stages Of Soft Tissue Repair and Wound Healing

Posted by on 3/21/2018 to Healing Process
Four Stages Of Soft Tissue Repair and Wound Healing
The healing of muscle and soft tissue injuries happens in distinctive stages. Understanding the 4 stages of healing will allow you to better implement a plan of action to help overcome various injuries and conditions.

Knee T-Shellz Wrap Review - Relieves the Pain

Posted by on 3/20/2018 to Knee Pain
Knee T-Shellz Wrap Review - Relieves the Pain
A brand new review of the Knee T-Shellz Wrap from an individual who is experiencing pain relief in only 1 week after she started the treatments. Experiencing benefits this soon is a very positive sign for future results as well.

"I purchased the Knee T-Shellz Wrap after sustaining an injury/popping to my knee during an exercise session. After doing some research online, I came across this product, which seemed to address the symptoms I was experiencing. I received the wrap very quickly and immediately started using it." 

"While I am not sure if I will ultimately see a complete healing without surgery (my injury is only a week old), I can say that, after using this product for a short amount of time, it absolutely helps alleviate some of the pain that I have been having. It is comfortable and relaxing."

Ester from New Jersey

Here Is Why Your Tennis Elbow Is Not Healing...

Posted by on 3/16/2018 to Elbow Pain & Tennis Elbow
Here Is Why Your Tennis Elbow Is Not Healing...
Most people mistakenly believe that inflammation is the main issue with tennis elbow; it isn't. A break down of tendon tissue is the hallmark factor in the development of the condition.

Leg T-Shellz Wrap Review from Long Time MendMeShop Customer

Posted by on 3/13/2018 to Leg-Arm T Shellz Wrap Reviews
Leg T-Shellz Wrap Review from Long Time MendMeShop Customer
A new T-Shellz Wrap review from one of our long-time customers, Mr. S. Bernstein. We were very happy to hear that Mr. Bernstein finds the new T-Shellz design very effective for his chronic pain.

"After battling with over thirty years of significant accident/injury/ work/sports/surgery related osteoarthritis of my knees, I just want to thank MendMeShop for the fantastic, innovative, and powerfully effective products that they have provided me with in combating this condition." 

"The T Shellz wrap is a great improvement. The heat/energy delivery to the underlying tissues-ligaments- muscles and cartilage that this wrap provides has radically changed the quality of my life with chronic pain more than any other singular healing protocol that I have tried to date." 

"It goes deep and lasts long. It's the easing up of the surrounding areas of my bone on bone condition that has greatly reduced pain and inflammation without any scripts or other harmful approaches." 

"Their customer service is the best I have ever encountered. This company is so knowledgeable as well as dedicated to helping you get out of pain and the people on the other end of the phone have been there for me, through thick and thin. I am a very happy customer."

Mr S. Bernstein

Training Tips To Match Your Body Type

Posted by on 3/12/2018 to Exercises & Stretches
Training Tips To Match Your Body Type
The type of body you were born with can have a big impact on how effective your workout will be. Develop a program that matches your body type and get ready for some big gains!

Hoffa's Syndrome (Fat Pad Impingement)

Posted by on 3/8/2018 to Knee Pain
Hoffa's Syndrome (Fat Pad Impingement)
Hoffa's Syndrome results from an injury to infrapatellar fat pad. The Hoffa's pad becomes impinged between the femur and the patella whenever the leg is extended.

Impressed by the Professionalism of MendMeShop

Posted by on 3/1/2018 to MendMeShop & T-Shellz Wrap Reviews
Impressed by the Professionalism of MendMeShop
MendMeShop always tries to be responsive during every step of the process, before purchasing and more importantly, afterwards as well.

Extensive List of Overcompensation Pain and Movement Dysfunctions

Posted by on 3/1/2018 to Back Pain
Extensive List of Overcompensation Pain and Movement Dysfunctions
If you are suffering from nagging pains affecting the hips, back, knee, and core muscles that are not easily resolved, then the likelihood is overcompensation issues and changes in gait are at the heart of the matter.

Deep Heat Therapy Effective For Wrist Pain Sufferers

Posted by on 2/22/2018 to Enhance Circulation To Relieve Pain
Deep Heat Therapy Effective For Wrist Pain Sufferers
Continuous low-level heat wrap therapy was efficacious for the treatment of common conditions causing wrist pain and impairment.

Open Hip Surgery vs Arthroscopic

Posted by on 2/15/2018 to Hip Pain
Open Hip Surgery vs Arthroscopic
Open Hip surgery is the traditional hip surgery; typical only used when there is a large amount of damage to the tendon / muscle tissue, fractures are result from an acute injury or there are several tendons or ligaments have been damaged as well.

How To Self-Diagnose Your Shoulder Pain

Posted by on 2/10/2018
How To Self-Diagnose Your Shoulder Pain
With multiple movements of the shoulders, it makes them very prone to injury. The next time you injure your shoulder (and prior to a professional assessment), there are certain tests that can help you determine what specific ailment may be afflicting your shoulder joint.

What Causes Adductor Tendinitis?

Posted by on 2/2/2018 to Hip Pain
What Causes Adductor Tendinitis?
If you are suffering from Adductor Tendonitis you may have pain if you touch the area where tendon attaches in the pelvis. A sharp, stabbing pain may be experienced in your groin and inner thigh area. Pain levels raise when squeezing your legs together or when moving your affected leg away from the mid-line of the body.

Benefits of Probiotics From Foods and Supplements

Posted by on 1/24/2018
Benefits of Probiotics From Foods and Supplements
Probiotics may hold the key not just for better health and a stronger immune system, but also for treating digestive issues, and possibly mental health and neurological disorders.

Does The Meniscus Receive Blood Flow?

Posted by on 1/17/2018 to Knee Pain
Does The Meniscus Receive Blood Flow?
Many people mistakenly believe the meniscus does not receive any blood flow. The truth is, certain segments of the knee cartilage is vascular and therefore, capable of some healing aspects.

Why Is Balance Training So Crucial For Healing and Prevention of Injuries?

Posted by on 1/10/2018 to Exercises & Stretches
Why Is Balance Training So Crucial For Healing and Prevention of Injuries?
Good balance can help prevent overcompensation (gait) issues from setting in - thereby reducing stresses and eventual degenerative changes - within the joints of the body.

MendMeShop Is Making Their Websites Bigger and Better Than Before!

Posted by on 1/1/2018 to MendMeShop News & Special Offers
MendMeShop Is Making Their Websites Bigger and Better Than Before!
MendMeShop is continuing to dedicate time and resources to not only introducing new product lines - but also in making many improvements and changes to our current websites. We are certain you will be impressed...

Blood Flow and its Role in the Healing of Tendon Injuries

Posted by on 1/1/2018 to Tendinitis & Tendinosis
Blood Flow and its Role in the Healing of Tendon Injuries
Mature tendons receive less vascular blood flow compared to more newly developed tendons which are highly cellular and metabolically active. Thus, they are supplied with a rich capillary network.

Does Eccentric Training Help Prevent Hamstring Strains?

Posted by on 12/27/2017 to Exercises & Stretches
Does Eccentric Training Help Prevent Hamstring Strains?
Although a great many studies have shown that eccentric training can help you reduce your risk of muscle strains, there is currently no clear consensus among researchers about exactly how it works.

How to Fix Posture Issues in 30 Seconds

Posted by on 12/12/2017 to Exercises & Stretches
How to Fix Posture Issues in 30 Seconds
Bad posture creates many muscle imbalances that inevitably lead to various forms of shoulder, back, and hip pains.

I Will Be an Arnica Infusion Customer For Life

Posted by on 12/1/2017 to MendMeShop & T-Shellz Wrap Reviews
I Will Be an Arnica Infusion Customer For Life
Joel uses the Arnica Infusion for moderate pain related to a shoulder incident and subsequent injury to the shoulder and neck regions.

Anatomy of the Knee

Posted by on 11/28/2017 to Knee Pain
Anatomy of the Knee
The knee is the largest joint in your body and one of the most easily injured. It is a pivotal hinge joint in the leg that allows for a variety of movements (i.e. flexion, extension, medial rotation, and lateral rotation) and it connects the tibia and the fibula, with the thigh bone (femur).

The Real Truth About Tendon Pain

Posted by on 11/10/2017 to Inflammation
The Real Truth About Tendon Pain
If you have experienced tendon pain for more than two weeks, you are likely dealing with tendonosis instead of tendonitis. The primary reason why tendon conditions linger on is due to the fact people approach the condition in the wrong manner.

The effect of heat application on pain, stiffness, and physical function in patients with knee osteoarthritis.

Posted by on 10/29/2017 to Arthritis
The effect of heat application on pain, stiffness, and physical function in patients with knee osteoarthritis.
A study from The Western Ontario and McMaster Universities show the benefits of applying deep heat therapy to alleviate symptoms associated with Knee Osteoarthritis.

How Stretching Can Help Fix Your Plantar Fasciitis

Posted by on 10/9/2017 to Exercises & Stretches
How Stretching Can Help Fix Your Plantar Fasciitis
Experience shows that stretching the calf muscle along with the plantar fascia is key to increasing foot flexibility along with decreasing tension and pain on the heel...

Deep Heat Therapy More Effective Than Ibuprofen and Acetaminophen for Acute Low Back Pain.

Posted by on 9/25/2017 to Back Pain
Deep Heat Therapy More Effective Than Ibuprofen and Acetaminophen for Acute Low Back Pain.
If you are someone who is dealing with on-going pain and stiffness and in the lower back, applying a deep heat therapy wrap will prove more effective and safer versus medications like ibuprofen or acetaminophen. Please read the results of the study on the following page...

When To Use Heat and Ice For Treating Injuries

Posted by on 9/8/2017 to Enhance Circulation To Relieve Pain
When To Use Heat and Ice For Treating Injuries
What's Better to Treat Your Muscle Pain - Ice or Heat? The answers depends upon which stage of the injury cycle you are currently in. In most cases, a combination of both ice and heat should be utilized in conjunction with one another.

What Is Holding Back Your Recovery? Likely Scar Tissue Build Up

Posted by on 9/4/2017 to Healing Process
What Is Holding Back Your Recovery? Likely Scar Tissue Build Up
Many individuals focus on suppression of pain symptoms versus a focus on actual healing of injured tissues (which is the source of the pain to begin with).

Low Level Heat for Back Pain Is More Effective Than Pain Medications

Posted by on 8/30/2017 to Back Pain
Low Level Heat for Back Pain Is More Effective Than Pain Medications
Continuous low-level heat wrap therapy has been shown to be superior in the treatment of acute low back pain in comparison to to both acetaminophen and ibuprofen.

Arnica Infusion Very Helpful for Pain

Posted by on 8/29/2017 to MendMeShop & T-Shellz Wrap Reviews
Arnica Infusion Very Helpful for Pain
"Thank you for your new Arnica Infusion Gel. It is not only helpful for pain, but also very healing with such ingredients as Arnica, MSM, etc. in the formula. Unlike other products of this kind, it absorbs quickly without any stickiness, staining of clothes, and leaves no lasting odour." 

"It is a nice addition to your great line of soft tissue treatment products. I will not hesitate to recommend it."

Phyllis from VA

How Long Does Frozen Shoulder Take To Go Away?

Posted by on 8/29/2017 to Frozen Shoulder
How Long Does Frozen Shoulder Take To Go Away?
Frozen Shoulder is a condition that can last for many months as there are three stages that one must complete. How you approach the treatment aspects will determine how long Frozen Shoulder will last for.
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