3 Tips for Parents of Trans Children

Transitioning is not a singular experience. When one person transitions, everyone around them transitions. When you’re not expecting it, it could blindside you – especially if it’s your own child. But trust us, you don’t have to be scared. It’s a transformative experience watching someone’s true self emerge, and instead of…

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Ode to the Jockstrap

Our story begins in Europe during the Middle Ages, a period of time when humans were at their absolute worst behavior. All bets were off. Between burning women for practicing medicine and using leeches to drain blood in response to even the slightest symptom, men would often wear codpieces to accentuate the…

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Famous Hernias, Vol.1

Anyone can get a hernia. No amount of wealth, fame, or good looks will stop the small intestine from passing through the abdominal wall and creating discomfort. Here are just a few well known victims of the infamous condition…

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The Guilt of Back Pain

Back pain is such a common ailment that a study in 2012 found that Lower Back Pain (LBP) was the most common cause of disability worldwide. Other studies show that people who suffer from LBP suffer from the following mental conditions as a direct result: depression, catastrophic cognition, fear of…

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Sprained Ankle Support

Nearly 25,000 sprained ankles occur every day, so the likelihood of it happening to you is pretty high. Imagine you’re walking around on the beach, and you step in a spot on the sand that is more uneven than the rest. You roll your ankle and a ligament gets pulled…

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