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Posted on August 9, 2017

Top 10 Tips for Martial Arts Training When Injured

Top 10 Tips for Martial Arts Training When Injured

A recent study has indicated that close to 8 million Americans are involved in some form of martial arts training.  This shows that martial arts have attained significant global recognition and acceptance. There are many different forms of martial arts such as Kung Fu, Karate, Jiu jitsu and Tae Kwon Do, all of which have […]

Posted on May 24, 2017

Most Dangerous 7 Chemicals Found In Sports Creams

Most Dangerous 7 Chemicals Found In Sports Creams

We all think of over-the-counter-sports creams as safe to use. They can be easily picked up at the local drugstore and because they are topically applied, they are often applied excessively to areas of injury and pain. But, did you know that one of the common MAIN INGREDIENTS in sports creams can be hazardous and […]

Posted on February 25, 2017

Zheng Gu Shui vs. Dit Da Jow: Which is Best for Injury and Pain?

Zheng Gu Shui vs. Dit Da Jow: Which is Best for Injury and Pain?

In a previous article, we delved into the finer points of the Tiger Balm line of products and benchmarked them against the advantages of Plum Dragon Dit Da Jow products. In this article, we compare Plum Dragon Dit Da Jow to a product that is not as common place in the mainstream as Tiger Balm, but […]

Posted on February 3, 2017

Tiger Balm®™ vs. Dit Da Jow – Ingredients

Tiger Balm®™ vs. Dit Da Jow – Ingredients

How do ingredients in Tiger Balm® ™ compare with the ingredients in Dit Da Jow? Tiger Balm has become a household name for injury and pain, while Dit Da Jow is a lesser known product in this arena. Both appear to be based on the principles of Traditional Chinese medicine, and both are considered to provide analgesic […]

Posted on August 10, 2016

What is Cupping? and Why Trauma Liniments May be Better than Cupping for Athletes

What is Cupping? and Why Trauma Liniments May be Better than Cupping for Athletes

What is Cupping?  Why is cupping being used by American Olympic Athletes? We have all now seen multiple images of Olympic Athletes with large red round circles on their skin.  These red circles are the result of having received cupping therapy.  Cupping therapy is believed to have originated in Egypt some 5,000 years ago. It […]