Dr. H Recommends
These are some of my favorite products. I recommend products I have used personally with a good outcome, believe in, and find valuable. Some are very simple tools and others require more investment of time or money.
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Wellness and Health Gear
BioMat’s far infrared rays penetrate deeply into the body and promote our natural state of health and balance, it can be used to treat a wide range of health issues. I have been personally using BioMat's for more than a decade and have expanded my collection to include not only the Mini but also a Biomat for my bed!
Reflexology Acupressure Products
Acupressure mats stimulate the skin, alleviate pain, and improve relaxation and sleep. I use acupressure mats daily and own several. My current favorites are The AcuSpike mats (metal), The Swedish Spike Mat, and a mat like the one pictured above.
Pulsed Electromagnetic Frequency
EarthPulse is an effective pulsed electromagnetic field therapy technology that provides a multitude of sleep and recovery benefits. EarthPulse PEMF systems have been available since 2002. I personally use this and have it underneath my bed mattress.
Gua Sha Jade Tools
and Cupping Cups
For use in increasing circulation,
making scar tissue pliable. I personally used cupping and gua-sha treatment daily for my accident recovery. I continue to use them to improve circulation and scar tissue pliability.
Sleep Master Sleep Mask
This an all-in-one sleep mask that combines light elimination and sound reduction, the two conditions crucial for deep, restorative sleep. Sleep Master's comfortable fit and relaxing effect quickly induce an amazingly deep and refreshing sleep or nap. I own and use this mask; especially if I need to sleep early or take a nap!
Thumper Mini Pro Percussion Massager
The proven Thumper® drive system propels two anatomically-designed massage spheres up and down a full 1/4″ (6 mm) to deliver the deep penetration of tapotement. Three-speed settings at 20, 30, and 40 pulses per second for best results for all muscle groups. Personally: I have tried many percussion massagers and repeatedly come back to this one. I prefer the corded version over the non-corded because it feels more powerful.
InLight Wellness Systems Light Pads
InLight Medical polychromatic light therapy (PLT) products provide state-of-the-art polychromatic LED light technology. The company’s proprietary Progressive Multi-Pulse™ technology delivers polychromatic wavelengths of light in varied pulsed rates. I used these light pads daily to help me heal well during my recent four year period of accident recovery.
Vibration Plates and Machines offer many benefits, including:
- Detoxify and strengthen the immune system (pumps the lymph system thoroughly)
- Help regain muscle strength and bone density
- Reduce recovery time
- Stimulate healthier brain function
There are also sub-$500 machines for sale at many stores. I personally use the LifePro Fitness Rumblex Plus 4D Vibration Plate. I found it to be a great value.
Vibration Platform or Machine
Higher Dose Infrared
Enjoy infrared sauna in a wraparound blanket!
Clearlight and Sunlighten are good brands to consider. I personally own and use a Sunlighten full-spectrum infrared sauna.
AcuLift Derma Roller
Help scar tissue, increase absorption of skincare products, and collagen production. Altura Naturals skincare company also makes a great derma roller. I use both of these derma rollers personally with great results.
Air Relax uses the most advanced digitally controlled air pressure system to provide dynamic compression to limbs. I personally use and love these boots. They were first used medically and recently have started marketing to athletes and general wellness.
You can wear a weighted vest during your exercise to build extra strength quickly, to make body weight workouts harder, to add extra resistance during uphill hikes or walks to help you acclimate to carrying a heavier backpack.
A simple rower made from wood with real water! I have owned a WaterRower for about 7 years now and love it.
A great vertical climber for whole body workouts. I have a simple VersaClimber model and have found it to be very effective.
Yoga Wall Pelvic
Safe healthy way to invert. I have a Yoga Wall sling that I have used for many years. I place a blanket over it for more padding.
Back Bridge by Gravity Plus
A natural wood back bender.
*difficult to find online. This is one of my favorite supported back benders. It mimics a natural curvature of the spine with two options for the degree of the backbend. I have a narrow pillow on my back bender that opens my back laterally and lays along the spine.
Roll Model Therapy Balls are made from high-grip rubber, and when used with our focused movement routines, they penetrate through dense layers of skin and muscle to reach high-tension areas. I find these therapy balls superior to other models. I also like the cork therapy balls and take one in my backpack when trekking!
by Pivotal Therapy System
Found at physical therapy stores and on Amazon. Concentrates on the Occiput (back of the head), can be used to treat tension and stress syndromes which include headaches, Temporomandibular Joint Disorder (TMJ), cervical syndrome, and tension at the base of the skull.
A device for those in need of relief from deep neck and back tensions. The adjustable pillow offers two heights and targets key pressure points with its unique raised curves. The height may be raised for deep tissue massage and lowered for foot massage.
PlatinumLED Therapy Lights
PlatinumLED Biomax lights combine five wavelengths of red and near infra-red light. These wavelengths treat multiple wellness and healthcare care issues. I personally use this red-light panel. Click below to learn more. For 5% off, use: Drhlfarrell
Lief Therapeutics HRV Device
The Lief device reads your HRV via an ECG-based measurement placed on your chest area. It employed biofeedback training to offer drug-free solutions to stress, worry, and anxiety by training your body to achieve a calm state. I personally use this HRV measurement system as well as the Oura Ring. Both can be placed in airplane mode.
The Oura Ring
Oura combines advanced sensor technology and a minimal design with an easy-to-use mobile app to deliver precise, personalized health insights straight from the most reliable source: your body. I find this easy to use to measure sleep and HRV status. I place my Oura Ring in airplane mode while on my body.
Bi-Directional Upper Body Ergometers
Known as a UBE Machine. I personally use the brand listed here. I find it helpful for upper body mobility, strength, and therapeutic support. Many can also be used on the floor for a leg cycle; although I do not personally use a UBE machine for that purpose.
SunAncon Chi Machine
The Chi machine moves in a figure 8 motion. It alleviates soreness, especially in the lower back. It also improves circulation and energy while increasing a sense of relaxation. I use it often for restoration and also after any activity like cycling, trekking, running, climbing, and more.
A laptop radiation shield helps protect you from ALL types of EMF / EMR when placed underneath your laptop. I keep mine stored in my laptop case.
There are many brands. I use blue light glasses in the evenings and also during the day when working on my computer.
Marc Pro Electrical
Muscle Stimulation Unit
A cutting-edge electronic muscle stimulation device that helps muscles recover faster. I personally use this version and have found it very helpful.
Used to increase energy levels, improve mood, increase mental alertness, reduce the effects of jet lag and keep winter blues at bay.
Retimer Light Therapy glasses
Sperti Vitamin D Sunlamp
The Sperti Vitamin D Sunlamp provides the special UVB rays that will generate Vitamin D naturally in your body. Sperti Vitamin D Lamp is the only FDA recognized ultraviolet product for Vitamin D production in the human body, and independent studies have verified it’s effectiveness. I personally use this brand and have it set up next to my standing and walking work area.
A coffee alternative consisting of organic ingredients lauded by futures old and young for their health and performance benefits giving you natural energy, focus and more…without any jitters or crash.
This is a method to test your gut microbiome. Use Coupon Code: HLFVIOME for a 10% Discount
Wellness and Health Food,
Supplements and Body Supplements/Oils
Rocky Mountain Essential Oils
75 different ingredients-the combination is key. Real nutrition sourced from real food, plus probiotics and digestive enzymes to help your body absorb and synthesize
A total body superfood system for more energy and complete wellness.
Each product is certified organic, Non-GMO and provides the whole food nutrition your body needs.
Using only hand-selected, premium organic teas and real fruit, Cusa Tea makes delicious and convenient tea that's ready to drink, hot or cold, in 3 seconds
Qualia Nootropic Supplement
Herbworks Tian Chi
An adaptogenic herbal supplement designed to give you:
- More Energy
- Less Stress
- Increased Focus
- Adrenal Support
Four Sigmatic 10 Mushroom Blend (and other blends)
Mushroom Blend is the perfect 10-mushroom blend is the most convenient way to consume all of your mushrooms at once.
Primal Kitchen products aims to satiate exquisitely with real, simple, exceptional ingredients—like avocado oil, collagen, oil of oregano and apple cider vinegar—that contain no dairy, gluten, grain, refined sugar or soy.
Energybits algae tablets are simple, clean food that support your energy and health in more ways than you can imagine!
Use Coupon Code: HeatherLeeFarrell for a 20% discount
- Thorne Elite AM & PM Multi-vitamin Supplements
- Healthy Meal and Food Bars: Kate’s Real Food Bars, Thunderbird food bars, RX bars
- Laird’s Superfood Creamer
- Ancient Minerals Magnesium Lotions and Oils
- BioCBD+ products
- Mind Lab Pro: A nootropics supplement
Plant Therapy Essential Oils
Plant Therapy is one of my favorite high-quality oil companies. I mostly use their products. My two other favorite companies are: Essential Oil Wizardy and Revive Oils.
From Doterra: Deep Blue and On Guard
doTERRA Deep Blue is an enriched blend of oils perfect for a massage after a long day or an intense workout
On Guard is a powerful proprietary blend that supports healthy immune function* and contains cleansing properties