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The press up is one of the common exercises to avoid

5 Common Exercises To Avoid and Alternatives

A huge reason why people work out and are physically active is to stay healthy and steer clear of the bodily ills that plague their more sedentary counterparts. But not all fitness routines are created equal; some of those tried and true exercises may be inching you closer to pain, injury and the sidelines. Here …

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Nurse putting on compression hosiery

Compression Hosiery Use For Various Treatments

Compression hosiery is an effective way to improve the blood flow. It is a common practice used in the therapies of several medical conditions. The primary function of the compression hosiery or stockings is to squeeze the area gently which allows the blood to move. It can effectively prevent the complications, such as blood clots …

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Wrist Injury Braces

Things To Know About Wrist Injury Braces

Wrist injuries are one of the most common upper limb problems athletes experience while training or competing. Wrist injuries can occur from trauma, such as being hit or from falling, repetitive movements, or extended hand use. There are several methods used to help athletes recover from wrist injuries, however one of the most common and …

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Runner with Knee Injury receives help - may need to find a knee brace for running

5 Facts About Choosing A Knee Brace For Running

Running can be exhilarating, fill you with a sense of accomplishment and keep you active, but it can also be extremely tough on your knees. With all the pounding they receive step after step, the knees are one of the most commonly injured body parts for runners. Injuries range from the mild (like a strained …

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Athlete with sore back can experience benefits of back braces

The Benefits of Back Braces For Athletes

Almost every athlete relies on the back muscles, bones and ligaments to compete at the highest level. Soccer players twist their backs in mid-air to head a pass towards the goal, hockey players bear down and battle in the corners while stretching and bracing themselves with their back and basketball players pivot and jerk from …

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Man Wearing A Shoulder Brace

Wearing A Shoulder Brace

In this post, we examine key questions surrounding the use of a shoulder brace to manage the pain of shoulder injuries or other conditions. By the end of this article, you will be able to understand the operation of shoulder orthopedic supports and identify whether your injury might be treatable using such a brace. You …

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Athletes wearing kinesio taping

Kinesio Taping Questions & Answers

Kinesio taping has become increasingly accepted in recent years as a viable alternative for the treatment of many sports, recreational and occupational injuries. Kinesio tape is particularly recommended for the treatment of repetitive stress injuries such as carpal tunnel syndrome as well as delayed onset muscle soreness affecting athletes after a prolonged session of training …

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Soccer Players Like The Ones Shown Here Are Particularly Well Positioned To Experience The Benefits Of Ankle Braces

The Benefits Of Ankle Braces For Athletes

The ankle is one of the most commonly injured parts of the human body. Ankle injuries can range from mild irritations to severe, debilitating injuries. When functioning properly, the ankles support 1.5 times your weight when you are walking or standing, and eight times your weight when running. They allow the feet to move up …

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Elbow Brace

5 Elbow Brace Questions And Answers

Elbow Injuries can affect athletes in a wide range of sports and often plague those who only engage in recreational physical activity. They can even sometimes be the result of conditions not related to intense physical activity. Elbow injuries can be very difficult to recover from and require lots of rest, attention to physiotherapy and …

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Athlete nursing injured knee

How An ACL Knee Brace Can Aid Recovery

With the Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) being one of four major ligaments in the knee, a proper knee support can help in recovery from ACL reconstruction surgery and is a recommended way to provide extra stability to the knee, give it time to heal and prevent further injury. Wearing a knee support after ACL surgery …

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