Category Archives: Strains

Muscle strains can happen in the legs, arms and back. Strains can be painful and recovery can be improved by the use of Body Helix compression supports.

Elastic Bandages: A Thing of the Past

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?

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 […]

Major Differences Between Strains and Sprains

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

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