Athletic Recovery & Performance Therapy

The process of returning the body and mind back to a balanced and re-energized state.

Athletic Recovery & Performance Therapy

The process of returning the body and mind back to a balanced and re-energized state.

Recovery Builds Resilience.

Actively prepare and support your body and mind for stresses on and off the field. Recovery sessions are designed to help your body rebound from competition.

Athletic Recovery is an important aspect of a training program, especially for the Elite Athlete

Athletic Recovery

plays a crucial roles in ensuring athlete longevity. Activ8’s innovation is the focus on each specific athletes performance and recovery.

We understand how an athlete’s fatigue and breakdown toward the end of a season can create barriers to performance. In other words, pushing too hard may create unsafe training scenarios and be counterproductive for making gains. Therefore, performance specialists and coaches dedicate time to each athlete discussing how to properly integrate recovery.

All Activ8 Private Training Memberships Include Access to All Athletic Recovery Tools

Athletic Recovery is an important aspect of a training program, especially for the Elite Athlete

Athletic Recovery

plays a crucial roles in ensuring athlete longevity. Activ8’s innovation is the focus on each specific athletes performance and recovery.

We understand how an athlete’s fatigue and breakdown toward the end of a season can create barriers to performance. In other words, pushing too hard may create unsafe training scenarios and be counterproductive for making gains. Therefore, performance specialists and coaches dedicate time to each athlete discussing how to properly integrate recovery.

All Activ8 Private Training Memberships Include Access to All Athletic Recovery Tools

How Does Athletic Recovery help?

How Does Athletic Recovery help?

Improved Performance

When you recover, you give your body a chance to adapt to the stress that you put your body through with exercise.

Time For Body and Mind To Rest and Recover

Mental and physical stress can impede your ability to focus, interfere with mood.

Decreased Risk Of Inury

Training regimens emphasize the role of relieving soreness, to maximize performance and reduce risk of injury.

Recovery Modalities

Developing athletes properly comes from a fine-tuned program that balances training and recovery.

That is why we choose to use recovery modalities for our athletes. Systems we use:

Recovery Modalities

Developing athletes properly comes from a fine-tuned program that balances training and recovery.

That is why we choose to use recovery modalities for our athletes. Systems we use:

Normatec

NORMATEC

Dynamic Air Compression

The Normatec 2.0 Full Body includes attachments for the legs, hips, and arms for the ultimate recovery experience. Promotes circulation and reduces lactic acid for faster muscle recovery.

hypervolt

HYPERVOLT

Percussion

The first percussion massage device to deliver so much power so quietly, the original Hypervolt changed the game for premium percussion devices worldwide.

VENOM BACK

VENOM BACK

Back Wrap with Warmth

Venom Back amplifies the soothing power of heat with compression and vibration to melt away stress and tension on your core – it’s the best of both worlds.

GAME READY

GAME READY

Cold & Compression Therapy

Helps reduce opioid consumption, decrease pain and swelling, increase post-op range of motion, and may increase satisfaction with the recovery process. The system is now the injury and surgery recovery technology of choice for thousands of leading orthopedic surgeons, physical therapists, and athletic trainers.

MARC PRO

MARC PRO

Cutting-edge EMS Device

Using Marc Pro after strenuous activity will speed the recovery process. Using Marc Pro before activity will help loosen and warm up muscles. And using Marc Pro regularly will improve the conditioning of your muscles allowing them to last longer and perform better.

THE BODYGUARD

THE BODYGUARD

Therapeutic Laser

Experience joint and muscle pain relief immediately. This premium Red and Near-Infrared light therapy device is designed to be worn directly against the skin, delivering therapeutic light in a safe and controlled manner.

Activ8 Performance

Consultation

Start Building Your Athlete Index to
Make Data Driven Decisions

Activ8 Performance

Consultation

Start Building Your Athlete Index to
Make Data Driven Decisions

Performance Therapy Team

Activ8 Partner

Lorin Ferrell, MBA, ATC, SMTC
Founder, Certified Athletic Trainer

Born and raised in North Carolina, Lorin moved to San Diego in early 2022.
She founded Aris Athletic Medicine & Performance after recognizing the demand for skilled practitioners who understand the needs of elite athletes.
Lorin is a Certified Athletic Trainer with over 7 years of experience in collegiate, professional, and Olympic sport. She has worked with all kinds of athletes – ranging from figure skating to basketball to rugby.
She is highly skilled in manual therapy, injury prevention, sport specific return to play, and recovery and injury rehabilitation. She understands that in order for athletes to feel confident getting back onto the field, they have to be both physically and mentally ready. Her philosophy of “human first, athlete second” ensures that she is always going to have your best interest in mind and will empower you to make informed decisions when it comes to your health and wellness.
Currently, she serves as an Athletic Trainer at the United States Olympic and Paralympic Committee in Chula Vista, CA.

Performance Therapy Team

Activ8 Partner

Lorin Ferrell, MBA, ATC, SMTC
Founder, Certified Athletic Trainer

Born and raised in North Carolina, Lorin moved to San Diego in early 2022.
She founded Aris Athletic Medicine & Performance after recognizing the demand for skilled practitioners who understand the needs of elite athletes.
Lorin is a Certified Athletic Trainer with over 7 years of experience in collegiate, professional, and Olympic sport. She has worked with all kinds of athletes – ranging from figure skating to basketball to rugby.
She is highly skilled in manual therapy, injury prevention, sport specific return to play, and recovery and injury rehabilitation. She understands that in order for athletes to feel confident getting back onto the field, they have to be both physically and mentally ready. Her philosophy of “human first, athlete second” ensures that she is always going to have your best interest in mind and will empower you to make informed decisions when it comes to your health and wellness.
Currently, she serves as an Athletic Trainer at the United States Olympic and Paralympic Committee in Chula Vista, CA.

Karla Velazquez, DAT, ATC, CSCS

Karla was raised in Southern California and moved to North County, San Diego in 2019. She is a Certified Athletic Trainer and a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist with over 9 years of experience in collegiate, secondary school, and military settings. She started her career working as an athletic trainer in a local high school before deciding to expand her skill set and work with the US Marine Corps. She developed the Combat Center Sports Medicine Department aboard Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center in Twentynine Palms, CA before making the move to Camp Pendleton, CA where she worked with Marine Corps Special Operations as the Head Athletic Trainer and a Strength and Conditioning Coach. She recently completed her Doctorate in Athletic Training and is currently working with Wounded Warrior Battalion West on Camp Pendleton.
She is a skilled manual therapist and has extensive knowledge in injury prevention, assessment, and rehabilitation of musculoskeletal injuries. She believes in the holistic approach and ensures that each athlete is confident in their level of care and they are able work alongside each other to make the best informed decisions regarding their recovery.

Karla Velazquez, DAT, ATC, CSCS
Karla Velazquez, DAT, ATC, CSCS

Karla Velazquez, DAT, ATC, CSCS

Karla was raised in Southern California and moved to North County, San Diego in 2019. She is a Certified Athletic Trainer and a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist with over 9 years of experience in collegiate, secondary school, and military settings. She started her career working as an athletic trainer in a local high school before deciding to expand her skill set and work with the US Marine Corps. She developed the Combat Center Sports Medicine Department aboard Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center in Twentynine Palms, CA before making the move to Camp Pendleton, CA where she worked with Marine Corps Special Operations as the Head Athletic Trainer and a Strength and Conditioning Coach. She recently completed her Doctorate in Athletic Training and is currently working with Wounded Warrior Battalion West on Camp Pendleton.
She is a skilled manual therapist and has extensive knowledge in injury prevention, assessment, and rehabilitation of musculoskeletal injuries. She believes in the holistic approach and ensures that each athlete is confident in their level of care and they are able work alongside each other to make the best informed decisions regarding their recovery.