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Athletes use many different therapies to control DOMS (delayed onset muscle soreness) and speed recovery with varying results. Let's take a look at two studies comparing static magnets and compression therapy.  ______________________________________________________________________________________________ Effect of static magnetic therapy on recovery from delayed onset muscle soreness Author links open overlay panelAlan E.MikeskyMichael W.Hayden Abstract Objective This study evaluated the effect of static magnetic therapy on the pain and stiffness associated with delayed onset muscle soreness. Therapeutic static magnets are sold worldwide and are claimed to reduce pain and enhance recovery by improving blood supply to body tissues. Although anecdotal stories abound regarding...

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The Veterinary team for the incomparable racing mare Black Caviar made a grueling 23 hour 19 minute flight spanning 14,363 miles with the Hidez Travel/Recovery suit, measuring muscle enzyme levels at intervals during the flight and overall weight loss. Here are the astounding results:  Hidez helped Black Caviar make this grueling trip: 1. With NO visible or palpable swelling of the distal limbs! 2. With NO alteration of body temperature! 3. With 76% reduction in normal overall weight loss! 4. "comfortable throughout travel." If Hidez can keep the Queen of Australian Racing comfortable on this trip, you'll make it across a few states without a...

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    Ash - March 2016In late November 2015 a devastating fire came through my practice area. Several horses died or were severely burned. Adelaide Plains Equine Clinic treated several horses for weeks and in one case over 4 months. The daily treatments consisted of removal of dead skin and wrapping burned limbs which had to be done under sedation. Pain control and prevention of infections was also instituted. One owner, Kylie Kemp, had four horses that were among the worst of the burned victims. Kylie had previously purchased Hidez suits for her horses. When her first horse had started...

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To measure your horse for an Active Suit or Travel/Recovery Suit, simply take a height and heart girth measurement. Height should be in hands (1 hand = 4 inches) from the ground to the tallest part of the wither with the horse standing square. A Heart Girth measurement should be taken as the entire circumference of the horse's chest in a vertical line just behind the shoulder (where the girth/cinch lays). This measurement may not necessarily include the tallest part of the withers. Once these measurements have been obtained, refer to the chart to determine the size your horse needs....

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