Dr. Mehta’s tips on Recovery for the active individual
Planned and routine recovery is important to incorporate in one's active lifestyle. Dedicating 2-3 days/week to active recovery can be the determining factor to performance and preventing injury for any active individual or athlete.
Dr. Mehta's Top 5 Recovery Tips/Tools for every active individual
1) Normatec compression boots should be utilized before or after workout to reduce muscle soreness and reduce the buildup of lactic acid, a common chemical that builds up after exercise.
2) Foam rolling and stretching are important to continue to reduce tendon and muscle tightness to help with maintaining mobility after repetitive exercise and movements.