Tools For Home

Part of a successful round of physical therapy is keeping up with your home program. I’ve reviewed some of the most recommended physical therapist-approved tools for home to keep you moving.

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Can You Overuse A Tens Unit? (Benefits, Risks, & Myths)

TENS units (transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation) are marketed as a convenient non-drug way to decrease pain. But can you overuse a TENS unit? Find out in this in-depth look at the benefits, risks, and myths of electrical stimulation. How do TENS units work? TENS stands for transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation aka electrical stimulation or e-stim …

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Vibration Foam Roller vs. Massage Gun – Which Is Better?

Wouldn’t it be great to get a massage every day and melt away your aches and pains?  Here on planet earth, that isn’t possible for most of us. But there are plenty of fitness gadgets to get some workout recovery and pain relief at home.  Both foam rollers and massage guns aim to improve blood …

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Sidekick Tool Review – Swerve & Bow Muscle Scraping Tools

There are many workout recovery tools on the market competing for your attention (and dollars). Sidekick is bringing workout recovery to a whole new level with an affordable line of muscle scraping tools, that you can use at home, to address problem areas.  Muscle scraping tools offer a different type of soft tissue mobilization that …

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Best Affordable Physical Therapy Tools For Home

A big part of success with your rehabilitation is your ability to keep up with your physical therapy exercises both during and after your treatment.  But when you’re at home, you may not have all those unique gadgets they have at the physical therapy clinic! Don’t worry! It’s easy to have the necessary tools at …

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