OS1st Blog

How to Care For Compression Socks

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How to Care For Compression Socks
Socks are an ever-elusive part of our daily wear, often entering a dryer to never come out, or taking residence under a bed for years. In fact, research says you will likely lose more than 1,200 socks in the laundry during your life. But, it doesn’t have to be this way, especially when you are investing in medical-grade compression socks, like OS1st® Socks with Purpose ®.

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5 Stretches for Plantar Fasciitis Relief

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5 Stretches for Plantar Fasciitis Relief
These stretches are simple, easy to do, and require little to no equipment. You can do these stretches anywhere and especially in the comfort of your own home. To make things a little easier for you here is a list of all the required or suggested materials needed in order to perform these stretching exercises effectively. 

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Running with Plantar Fasciitis

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Running with Plantar Fasciitis
Plantar Fasciitis is inflammation of the tissue that connects your heel bone to your toes .  Roughly 83 percent of active adults will experience some form of Plantar Fasciitis in their lifetime. Although this statistic may seem alarming or scary, there are ways to remain active and healthy even if you are battling with Plantar Fasciitis.

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How Sergio Florian set a record and built community during the pandemic

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How Sergio Florian set a record and built community during the pandemic
Team OS1st member and physical therapist, Sergio Florianset the record for running the perimeter of his home island of Oahu, Hawaii. He ran the island in 27 hours and 15 minutes beating the previous record of 32 hours, 55 minutes, and 33 seconds. His motivation? Challenge himself and inspire his patients.

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OS1st March Virtual Running Challenge

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OS1st March Virtual Running Challenge

Runners should complete at least one 5, 10, or 15K run on their own, and track their activity on the Strava app as a member of the OS1st Club. The app can be downloaded on most smart phones to track runs outside or indoors by using the GPS on your mobile phone or wearable GPS technology. 

All you have to do is join the OS1st Strava club, and then log your activity on the app from March 14-20, you will be entered to win one of ten prize packs!  

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