Close your eyes and imagine your 14-year-old self standing next to your fellow gauche, acne-covered middle-school friends. You’re all standing at the base of a climbing rope staring up as one of your classmates flails around, unsure whether he is making his way up or down. A piercing whistle from your P.E. teacher lets you…

The human body undergoes daily wear and tear. Many blame these aches and pains to age, work and lifestyle. Some take pride in the battle scars or battle through it by using pain medication, ice and anything else that gives us temporary relief. Instead, taking charge and using healthier recovery options help restore and rebuild…