Summer Running: 4 Tips for Staying Cool on Your Summer Runs

This post is sponsored by Coolcore. I'm proud to represent this New Hampshire-based company as one of their ambassadors! With running you get to witness the seasons shift in real time, feet on the ground watching the changes slow and subtle. Each season presents its challenges when it comes to…

Tips for Running in the Heat

August weather typically means hot sticky days that can make it difficult to take part in your daily runs. In some cases, the heat can even be dangerous. Here are a few tips to stay cool and safe during your hot weather runs. Wear light clothing: Dr. Cool shirts are a must have for warm weather…

Using Ice to Prevent Injuries

We tend to reach for the ice wrap after an injury has already occurred, but wouldn’t it be great if you could prevent that injury from the start? Many athletes don’t wait for the injury to occur to start icing. Icing after intense runs or workouts helps fight inflammation and can speed recovery up.…

How to Wrap A Wrist

How To Wrap Your Wrist With Dr. Cool Wraps

Wrist injuries are not uncommon and plagues many people. The usual recommended treatment is to use a compression wrap and ice to reduce swelling and pain. It can be difficult to ice your wrist while working, but Dr. Cool Wraps makes it easy by putting it all in one. The Dr.Cool wrap replaces…

How to wrap a knee

How To Wrap Your Knee With Dr. Cool Ice and Compression Wraps

Knee injuries can occur during a range of activites from marathon runnning to simply walking down the street.  The usual recommended treatment is to use an knee compression wrap and ice. The Dr.Cool wrap replaces traditional bags of ice and combines cold therapy with compression that can help to…

How to wrap an ankle

How to Wrap an Ankle with a Dr.Cool Ice and Compression Wrap

Ankle injuries are incredibly common and can happen even while doing a simple everyday activity, such as walking. The usual recommended treatment is to use an ankle compression wrap and ice. The Dr.Cool wrap replaces traditional bags of ice and combines cold therapy with compression that can help…

How to treat a sprained ankle

How To Treat An Ankle Sprain – Dr. Cool House Calls

The ankle sprain is one of the most common injuries occurred by both athletes and non-athletes alike. According to the American Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Society, there are 25,000 ankle sprains a day. That's a lot of swelling! Ankle sprains are caused by an unnatural twist of the ankle due to a…

Learn how to treat carpal tunnel.

How To Treat Carpal Tunnel – Dr. Cool House Calls

Carpal Tunnel syndrome is a chronic condition that causes pain in the wrists due to the compression on an important nerve called the median nerve. This nerve runs through the wrist up the forearm. The carpal tunnel houses this nerve along with other tendons. The compression comes from the…

How to treat shin splints

How To Treat Shin Splints – Dr. Cool House Calls

Medial Tibial Stress Syndrome, more commonly known as Shin Splints, is known and dreaded by many athletes.  This syndrome most commonly affects runners and dancers alike.  It is caused by repetitive stress put on the shins from running and other high impact movements.  Shin splints can also be a…

How to treat runners kneee and decrease recovery time.

How To Treat Runner’s Knee – Dr. Cool House Calls

We are continuing with our blog series this week! For our 2nd installment of injury specific ailments we will be talking about Runner's Knee! Runner's Knee a.k.a. Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome is one of the more common injuries among runners. It isn’t too detrimental to your overall health, however,…