In this post, we discuss the effectiveness of kinesio tape in treating injuries, especially in comparison to compression sleeves and wraps for injury management and recovery.
We receive many questions which knee support or knee compression sleeve is the best choice from the various types that are available. There are several types of knee braces that provide stability, support, and pain relief. We recommend that you discuss with your doctor or Physiotherapist which type would offer you the most benefit. In […]
Compression Sleeve Benefits Many of us are familiar with the RICE (Rest Ice Compression Elevation) method of treating an acute injury, such as an ankle sprain. The compression component of this method is intended to help reduce swelling and inflammation, as well as increase blood flow to the injured tissues, tendons, and/or muscles. For years, […]
How Do You Treat Tennis Elbow? “Tennis elbow” is the common name for lateral epicondylitis and occurs when you have tendonitis – swelling and pain of the tendon in your elbow. As the name implies, it affects tennis players frequently but can also affect anyone who plays sports or other activities that require tight gripping such as […]
In this video interview tennis player Lawrence Fuller talks with Tom Parker, MD to discuss his experience with Body Helix compression wraps. He uses Body Helix compression wraps to recover from wrist and thigh injuries as they provide support and warmth prior, during and after, reduce pain and prevent future injuries.
Compression treatment is proven effective for tennis injuries such as plantar fascia injuries, tendon injuries and pulled/torn muscles. Sports supports for tennis elbow and other strains and sprain injuries.
Knowing the difference between strains and sprains and the use of supports can accelerate your healing. Strains are injuries to the muscles and tendons, Sprains are injuries involving the stretching or tearing of a ligament
You know the drill, though, even if you are injured – you push on and you keep playing. You play through your elbow or knee pain to finish your match and make it to the next round. You likely follow the traditional RICE method (Rest, Ice, Compression, Elevation) that has been recommended by physicians for […]
17-time Grand Slam winner, Mark Woodforde. Nationally ranked tennis players mentioned Body Helix Compression to Mark after he sustained a thigh injury. Having worn it he took it upon himself to send us a raving review of the full thigh compression sleeve.
Patellar tendonitis refers to the body’s normal inflammatory response when excessive stretch or repetitive use, or both, damage tissues. Patella tendonitis is also known as “Jumper’s Knee” since it is seen most commonly in sports involving jumping.