POSTED ON December 3rd 2019 BY Brent Wells If you have knees that ache constantly, or the aching comes and goes, you know just how frustrating and uncomfortable it can feel. Aching knees can make it harder to walk, go up and down stairs, workout and remain active, sit, stand, or stay in one position for […]
The Importance Of Knee Compression Supports To Prevent A Running Injury Endurance athletes are no strangers to overuse injuries. These can include stress fractures and shin splints or other injuries that may involve the muscles of the hip, thigh, and leg. Today, though, we want to focus our attention on the all-important knee and the […]
How Can a Compression Wrap Help with Arthritis? A Background On Arthritis The most common type of arthritis is osteoarthritis, which is also called degenerative arthritis. It becomes much more common as we get older and can cause pain graded from mild to severe. Other common types of arthritis are inflammatory, such as rheumatoid arthritis, […]
If you’re an athlete who’s out of commission because of an injury, you may worry about maintaining your fitness level during the lost training time. The truth is, you likely will experience some loss of conditioning in your primary sport. Studies show muscle mass loss as much as 12% per week with strict bed rest. […]
The New Ankle Helix With minor acute ankle injuries the usual first step in management is the use of RICE (rest, ice, compression and elevation). The Ankle Helix provides the most comfortable compression and support for the ankle. Using the latest in fabric science, Body Helix has developed the best ankle compression and support brace […]
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.
Which is the correct Helix for my knee? Selection of the correct Helix will maximise the benefits of compression. Body Helix Knee compression sleeves for sports injuries, strains and sprains.