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Recovering From Major Knee Surgery Without Ice

Posted by Dylan Jawahir on

The whole RICE (Rest, Ice, Compression, Elevation) idea is almost completely dead. There are lots of holes in the original theory and even the creator, Gabe Mirkin, changed his tune a few years ago regretting the 40-year-old phrase. Yet, the method continues to be used in sports facilities and doctor offices everywhere. The mnemonic is too easy to remember and thus, has been too difficult to forget. It’s still written in school textbooks. Teachers are still teaching it. Medical doctors are still recommending it. Physical therapists (PT) are still practicing it. And, the injured are still using it. I am not a believer. I have never been a believer in the RICE method. The first half of the ...
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Battle Balm Extra Strength + CBD in a BRAND NEW SIZE!

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We recently launched our CBD version of Battle Balm in the 1.9oz size to great fanfare. Thank you to all of our supporters! Since you asked politely, we decided to spin off a little brother to the large tin. Welcome the new personal size 0.45oz size! It's a smaller package for those that need it to fit into a pocket or purse a bit more discreetly!  It has the same +100mg/2oz cannabidiol isolate (CBD) concentration of the full size tin.  *NOTE: There is no THC in our product.* Pricing for the 0.45 oz tin is $16.95.  Available Now! Please inquire for wholesale pricing.
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4 Reasons Why Every Acupuncturist Should Sell Products

Posted by Dylan Jawahir on

After receiving my Masters degree in traditional Chinese medicine, I was excited and ready to open my own practice. Armed with my needles and a single treatment table, I had only to locate a space from which to work. My goal was to help people improve their health and the more individuals I could help, the better. I would book appointments and fill my schedule, treating one patient after another until it was time to go home for the day. It wasn’t long until I realized that no matter what I did, I couldn’t fit in any more people during business hours. I had hit my daily patient load maximum. The vast potential of sharing acupuncture with the entire world had reached a bottleneck. And tha...
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Wholesale Ordering Now Online!

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The Battle Balm website can now take wholesale orders from our Tier 1 partners!  What does this mean? If you are a Battle Balm Tier 1 wholesale partner and have been emailing, messaging, texting, or using carrier pigeon to send us your orders, then you now have an easier method of ordering "The Pain Reliever with Knockout Power!" STEP 1: Sign up for an account with us. It takes less than 5 minutes. If you already have an account, just log in! To create an account or log in, just scroll to the bottom of the Battle Balm homepage. If you don't see your wholesale pricing, let us know and we will activate Tier 1 pricing for you. (Don't worry. We don't sell your information. We manage your acc...
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Olympic Cupping with Battle Balm®

Posted by Dylan Jawahir on

Introduction It's taken a couple thousand years, but finally cupping has gone mainstream! Those spots on Michael Phelps, Alex Naddour, Ruta Meilutyte and other top level competing athletes are the marks of a therapy technique called stationary cupping, a practice that acupuncturists and Chinese medicine has touted for years...and years. Note that it is now being called by a more official sounding moniker of myofascial decompression (MFD) by some athletic trainers and physical therapists, yet it is the same thing.   A little background Historically, just about every culture in the world has had some form of cupping in its medical toolbox. Believed to have originated with the Egypti...
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