How Pro Soccer Player  Merritt Mathias Recovers With Mendi 6 Months Post-Op
Apr 15th 2020

Today, marks as a major milestone for professional soccer player, Merritt Mathias. Six months post ACL reconstruction she is gearing up for her return to the game. Here's how she's doing it with mendi by her side.

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Today, marks as a major milestone for professional soccer player, Merritt Mathias. Six months post ACL reconstruction she is gearing up for her return to the game. Here's how she's doing it with mendi by her side.

Merritt's TYPICAL RECOVERY DAY

The 3X NWSL Champ (2014 FC Kansas City, 2018 & 2019 North Carolina Courage) has worked relentlessly, following the devastating, season-ending injury, to get back on the pitch and compete for the Courage as they set their sights on a league-first, 3-peat in 2020.

From scarring, moisturing, easing the pain, loosening up stiff joints and helping soothe before bed–our salve stick was a secret ingredient in Merr’s long road back from recovery. Watch her story and see how she is incorporating it into her daily routine.

Merritt's typical day

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