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Injured Soccer Player

Four Things To Do In The First 24 Hours Of Recovery After Injury

The first 24 hours after a sports injury is the most critical time for an athlete. How you react and treat a sprain, tear, pull or any other muscle or joint damage in the first day can set the tone for the entire period of recovery after injury. It can determine whether you make a …

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Back Brace To Prevent Injury

Six Ways To Use A Back Brace To Prevent Injury

The back is one of the most commonly injured body parts in sports, right up there with the knees and the ankles. A back injury is no fun, can be very painful and might mean an extended stay in bed, not to mention a hiatus from the sport you love. Here are six possible threats …

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BaseBall Player

Four Reasons To Wear An Ankle Brace For Baseball

Baseball has a long tradition of sportsmanship, producing entertaining games and, unfortunately, ankle injuries. In fact, almost one in every 10 injuries in college baseball involves the ankle. There are plenty of reasons why baseball players are at risk of incurring these sprains, strains and breaks. However, there is also reason for optimism and lots …

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Best Ankle Brace For Running

Five Ways An Ankle Brace For Running Aids Injury Recovery

An ankle injury is just about the most devastating health issue for runners. It can be a notoriously persistent type of injury, and that’s before you stretch your joints to the limit as a runner. However, if you are a runner and have suffered from an ankle injury, hope is not lost. Below are five …

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Knee Brace For BasketBall

How To Choose A Knee Brace for Basketball

Knee injuries like sprains, tears and tendonitis account for at least 13 percent of basketball injuries. This incidence of knee injuries implies that orthopedic supports are critical to keeping good health and recovering from injuries. In this informative article, we explain how to choose the best knee brace for basketball players based on the kind …

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How Cold Therapy Works

How Cold Therapy Works

If you’ve ever played a sport or taken up an active hobby, the chances are you’ve come face-to-face with cold therapy. Whether it’s the image of your favorite fictional athlete lowering himself or herself into a vat of icy water or the memory of sitting on the bench tightly clenching an ice pack to a …

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Four Ways Wearing A Back Brace Now Can Save Pain Later

Four Ways A Back Brace Can Prevent Future Back Pain

When most people hear the phrase ‘back brace’ they usually associate it with aches, pains and misery, but it’s time this negative connotation ended. Investing in a back brace and wearing it in certain everyday situations can prevent future injuries and save you from becoming one of the seven million Canadians that experience back pain …

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How does Kinesio Tape work?

How Does Kinesio Tape Work?

In this post, we briefly trace the history of Kinesio taping from its origins almost 40 years ago. We also briefly examine the principles behind the use of traditional athletic tape, which is often an alternative treatment option for repetitive stress injuries. In the main part of this text, we then explain the way in which …

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Ankle Injury Setbacks

Three Common Ankle Injury Setbacks

Injury setbacks are an all-too-common occurrence during the recovery process, although they happen more often to individuals who have injured a joint, especially the ankle. Ankle injuries can be varied and can range from sprains and breaks to tendinitis and ligament tears. Ankle injury setbacks are common because of the difficulty in both (a) immobilizing …

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Managing And Recovering From Plantar Fasciitis

Plantar fasciitis is the type of menacing injury that afflicts nearly a quarter of a million people in Canada every year. It strikes fear into the hearts of athletes and non-athletic individuals alike. This is because it is an example of an overuse injury and doesn’t discriminate between the overuse suffered by a runner gobbling …

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