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Crockpot Butternut Squash Apple Soup

Sundays here at Webb Compression consist of readying ourselves for the week ahead. Think tidying up, chores that don't happen during the week, and preparing a few healthy meals that can be reheated quickly during busy nights. Most know the latter as meal prep, and we're all about it. When you hear the words "meal prep," you may picture boring and repetitive tupperware bowls filled to the brim with bland sliced chicken and unseasoned broccoli. That's not really our style.  This past Sunday, we whipped up this healthy and flavorful butternut squash and apple soup: It's comforting, filling, slightly sweet, and packed with nutrients—and it couldn't be easier to make. Just set it to simmer away for a few hours in the...

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Healthy Pumpkin Pie Spice Smoothie

'Tis the season for hot lattes, pumpkin pie, apple crisp, scenic fall hikes, and curling up under a blanket with a good book. In a word, it's all about comfort. Looking to indulge in the flavors of the season without getting too off track? Enter this pumpkin spice smoothie. It's creamy, spicy, comforting, and perfectly sweet—and best of all, it's healthy and packed with protein. Mashed pumpkin combines with smooth and silky coconut milk to form the base. Then, bananas and stevia are added for natural sweetness, then blended up with a warm and spicy blend of cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger, cloves, and allspice (we used pumpkin pie spice, a premixed blend of these spices, to make things easy). Last but not least,...

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Top 3 Reasons to Wear Compression Socks

From pro athletes to neighborhood runners, chances are you’ve seen someone wearing the tight, stretchy garment known as compression socks. Beyond the fashion statement that bright and fun patterns bring, these socks actually serve a number of practical purposes and uses. Read on for the top 3 uses for compression socks. Increase circulation Compression socks or stockings—which are available in various lengths and styles—gently squeeze your legs and/or feet to move blood up your legs. The result is reduced leg swelling and potentially even a lower risk for blood clots and other circulation disorders. Improve athletic performance Some athletes and sports enthusiasts wear compression gear, such as compression socks and compression sleeves, on their legs and arms. The belief is...

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What is Plantar Fasciitis?

Do you struggle with sharp, stabbing pain around the heel of your foot? Is the pain worse when you roll out of bed and take your first steps in the morning? If you’re like 10% of Americans, then you might have a pesky and, unfortunately, pretty common condition: plantar fasciitis. You may be wondering how you ended up here and what you’ve done to cause plantar fasciitis. Second, you may have questions about whether the condition can be treated or if this is something you’ll need to deal with for the long haul. Let’s first take a look at the common causes —then we’ll tell you what comes next (spoiler alert: there is hope!). The problem Plantar fasciitis results when...

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