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Tendinitis: What is It & How to Treat?
This guest post was written by Ken Roycroft,  MEND's VP Product & Business Development and Post-Surgical Healing & Rehabilitation Coordinator at Ralph J. Venuto MD – Orthopedics & Sports Medicine In this article What is Tendinitis?Tendinitis is inflammation or irritation of a tendon — fibrous cords which attach muscle to
MEND, 6 days ago
MEND Orthopedic
Foods to Eat and Avoid with Arthritis
In this article: What is arthritisArthritis is an inflammation of the joints. Around 23% (54 million) of all adults in the United States have arthritis. More than 1 in 4 adults with arthritis experience severe joint pain and about half of the adults with arthritis report they are limited in
MEND, 1 month ago
MEND Orthopedic
Pulled Muscles
What are pulled muscles, how do I prevent it, and when injured how do I treat it? This guest post was written in collaboration with Dr. Josh Petterwood Orthopaedic Surgeon at Petterwood Orthopaedics  In this article What is a Pulled Muscle?One of the most common injuries in sports is a “pulled muscle”
MEND, 1 month ago
MEND Orthopedic
Frozen Shoulder – One Woman’s Experience.
This article is written by Gayemarie Brown - Advisor & Senior Strategist for MEND Nutrition Inc. *Please note that this is her experience on what worked and what didn’t. Gayemarie is NOT a medical professional. It comes out of nowhere – one minute you may feel a mild, annoying tug
MEND, 2 months ago
MEND Orthopedic
Physical Therapy in the Time of COVID19 – A Patient Survey
We are continuing to research and learn about shifting or changing patient attitudes in the time of COVID-19. Below are the results from our outreach to patients who are in need of physical therapy. We thought our PT partners would find this data interesting. As a clinical nutrition company, we
MEND, 6 months ago
MEND Orthopedic
Welcome Mackie Shilstone
We’re excited to have acclaimed trainer and coach Mackie Shilstone join our science team to help drive future products and solutions for both the medical and sports markets. Mackie is a thought leader who has worked with some of the most elite clients in the world, including the lifelong coach
MEND, 6 months ago
MEND Orthopedic
Surgery Delays and a Focus on Prehabilitation
MEND recently surveyed 100 patients with upcoming surgeries to learn about their experiences, and how they have managed delays due to COVID-19 - for example a focus on prehabilitation and optimizing themselves for their upcoming surgeries. To read more about the clinical value of prehabilitation, read our article on the subject,
MEND, 7 months ago
MEND Orthopedic
Welcome Baxter & Walsh
We're very excited to welcome new partner Baxter & Walsh, a leading PT practice on Long Island, NY.  Founding partner, Dr. Karen Furno PT DPT, understands the importance of nutrition in treating patients and is actively pursuing a nutrition degree. With MEND, Dr. Furno and her team will have clinically
MEND, 11 months ago
MEND Orthopedic
MEND Flu Shot
Winter is here, which means so is flu season… But what actually is the flu and why does it hit strongest in colder months? The flu, also called influenza, is a contageous viral respiratory illness that can cause a variety of symptoms (cough, headaches, and more). Influenza is actually in
MEND, 11 months ago
MEND Orthopedic
Key Nutrients for Bone Health
Many nutrients are involved in building and maintaining bone. Among the most well researched nutrients are calcium, vitamin D, protein and boron. Researchers continue to uncover how these nutrients work together to influence bone health throughout different life stages. Childhood and young adulthood are key times when the human body
MEND, 12 months ago
MEND Orthopedic
MEND Adopted by US Military Special Operations
MEND provides elite forces of the US Military its award winning nutrition products to help with healing, recovery and peak physical performance MEND™ announced today that it continues to gain adoption by various special operations forces within the US Military. MEND was initially contacted by units within the US Army
MEND, 1 year ago
MEND Orthopedic
Turmeric: An Ancient Remedy Proven by Modern Research
Modern medicine is turning to ancient remedies to treat more and more conditions. These ancient remedies mostly include natural, herbal products. As natural products, they are often cheaper and easier to access than pharmaceutical drugs. Additionally, they offer a lower risk of side effects.  However, natural remedies do need to
MEND, 1 year ago
MEND Orthopedic
Glutamine— Essential to Your Recovery
In this article: What is Glumaine?Glutamine (GLN) is one of twenty amino acids the human body uses for a variety of purposes. Unlike most amino acids, and other nutrients, glutamine’s importance in our diet fluctuates. Likewise, our nutritional goals should reflect this fluctuating need. Which is why glutamine has become
MEND, 1 year ago
MEND Orthopedic
The Importance of Zinc and its Role in Healing
The human body functions like a well-oiled machine with the help of many vitamins and minerals. Zinc, a mineral, plays an especially important role throughout the entire body. In fact, there are over 3000 proteins in humans that contain zinc and the mineral can be found in muscles, bones, skin,
MEND, 1 year ago
MEND Orthopedic
Tendon to Bone Reattachment Surgery: Understanding Your Sports Medicine Procedure
This guest post was written by Dr. Kyle Anderson, orthopedic surgeon and team doctor for the Detroit Lions. In this article: If you’re visiting a sports medicine surgeon, there’s a good chance you may be in need of a surgery that will require attaching tendon to bone, such as a
MEND, 1 year ago
MEND Orthopedic
Physical Therapy and Nutrition: A Practitioner’s Guide
  The Clinical Case for Nutrition Science is increasingly showing just how critical nutrition is to healing and recovery. As we know during a state of trauma, such as injury or surgery, the body’s nutritional needs increase: The body enters a higher metabolic state and requires more energy 1 Trauma
MEND, 1 year ago
MEND Orthopedic
Bone Fractures: The Phases of Healing, and How to Heal Faster
In this article: Bone fractures are the most common musculoskeletal injury, with over 18 million per year, and the average person will have at least 2 bone fractures in their lifetime.[1] Whether it is a common fracture such as a broken arm or collarbone fracture, or hard to heal fractures
MEND, 1 year ago
MEND Orthopedic
MEND partners with Slocum Foundation to advance research on clinical nutrition for orthopedic surgery
Collaboration aims to research, identify medical nutrition formulations to support and enhance orthopedic patient outcomes NEW YORK, July 24th, 2018 – MEND, a company founded by medical and nutrition experts who share the philosophy that better nutrition comes better healing, has established a partnership with Slocum Foundation, the non-profit research and education  arm
MEND, 2 years ago
MEND Orthopedic
MEND to work with Joint Replacement Therapists
We're excited to partner with a specialized firm that provides the latest tools and techniques to help patients recover from total joint replacement. Joint Replacement Therapists will incorporate MEND's surgical nutrition products into their programs to give patients the best available in recovery solutions. Learn more at: www.jointreplacementtherapists.com
MEND, 2 years ago
MEND Orthopedic
Running Back Chase Edmonds Training For Combine
Running back Chase Edmonds set all kinds of records in college. The perpetual underdog, he always outperforms and overachieves. He takes his training and nutrition seriously for the next level. MEND is proud of you Chase, looking forward to working with you and continuing to give you on a nutrition
MEND, 3 years ago

April 23 3PM CT – MEND CEO & Founder Eziah Syed will feature in the Agrifood Conversations webinar by iSelect Fund, The Van Trump Report & The Yield Lab, on “The Healing Power of Clinical Nutrition and Medical Foods”. You can register for the webinar here: https://www.iselectfund.com/agtech/webinars/agrifood-conversations/

MEND is very excited to work with Dr. Andrew Wickline, the #1 ranked total joint surgeon by volume in New York State. He has incorporated MEND’s joint replacement product into patient care. Read more: https://mend.me/welcome-dr-wickline/

BetterPT published an interesting article on the critical role for clinical nutrition in healing. MEND is the only product recommended in the article to support a whole body health approach. Read the article here: https://www.betterpt.com/post/help-injuries-heal-faster-by-taking-a-whole-body-health-approach

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