• How to Clean Your Sports Brace
    How to Clean Your Sports Brace

    Whether you are enduring several weeks of straight recovery from an injury or use your brace during practice on a regular basis, at some point you will realize that this very useful piece of gear has begun to smell.

  • Recovering from a Hamstring Strain
    Recovering from a Hamstring Strain

    You'd be hard-pressed to find any sports activity that doesn't involve the legs. Running, jumping, climbing, turning quickly, and sliding. They’re all major parts of sports. However, the primary muscle groups we use for all this activity are important. And every now and then something goes wrong.

  • 10 Times When a Good Sports Brace is Great
    10 Times When a Good Sports Brace is Great

    There comes a time in almost everyone's life when they need a little more support than their joints can provide. This is a situation that athletes run into all the time, often in response to a particularly strenuous training activity or while recovering from an injury. Of course, normal people find themselves needing joint support as well. There are a variety of medical conditions, situations, and labor-intensive jobs that benefit, even require, the use of a 'sports' brace. If you've ever suffered from carpal tunnel syndrome, turned an ankle, or fallen wrong on a knee, you have at least some experience with braces but most people don't realize just how useful a sports brace can be. Today we're here to talk about ten different very common situations that benefit from a high-quality brace.

  • How to Treat Your Runner's Knee
    How to Treat Your Runner's Knee

    Runner's knee can happen to almost anyone — athlete or not. Most training and exercise routines involves running, either for warming up or conditioning. Running is beneficial for your legs, heart, metabolism, and digestion. Unfortunately, every physical activity comes with associated risks. If your knees aren't entirely lined up correctly, if your running form is off, or if you go running on a preexisting minor knee injury, you are putting yourself at higher risk of developing what is commonly known as Runner's Knee.

  • How Tennis Players Can Overcome Jumper’s Knee
    How Tennis Players Can Overcome Jumper’s Knee

    Being a tennis player is a rewarding experience for those with skill and patience. Unfortunately, it can also be problematic for joints in the body like your knee. The average tennis player suffers common knee pain from overuse. And many of them develop more serious issues like patellar tendonitis (Jumper's Knee).

  • Why Healthy Athletes Experience Knee Pain Without an Injury
    Why Healthy Athletes Experience Knee Pain Without an Injury

    When it comes to athletics, you'll be hard-pressed to find a single sport or activity that doesn't somehow involve the legs. Running, jumping, climbing, and turning quickly. Each movement requires support from your bones, the force from your muscles, and near-snapping tension in your ligaments. Sudden or awkward movements can lead to an injury. Especially, in your knees.

  • How to Prevent and Treat Blisters
    How to Prevent and Treat Blisters

    One of the most annoying sports injuries is a blister. Even compared to the common ankle sprain, blisters are the most frequently treated sports-related injury out there. So let’s talk about how to prevent them and the best ways to treat blisters.

  • 10 Ways To Relieve Knee Pain At Home
    10 Ways To Relieve Knee Pain At Home

    Knee pain can happen to anyone. Whether it's the result of a recent injury, hard physical work, or just creeping joint deterioration, knees are complicated joints that we use every day. Over-working them or just 50 plus years of continual walking can wear them down and cause one or more aspects of your knee to send pain signals. Your knee pain might be something you're recovering from now or knee pain might just be a sign that it's time to sit for a few hours but living with constant achy or sharply painful joints is no fun for anyone.

  • Considering Your Knee Pain Treatment Options
    Considering Your Knee Pain Treatment Options

    For some people, living with knee pain is simply a part of daily life. However, the simple reality of knee pain doesn't mean that you have to struggle with it all the time. Instead, educate yourself on what knee pain treatments are available for you in order to understand how you can get some much-needed relief. 

  • Treating Your Knee Joint Pain at Home
    Treating Your Knee Joint Pain at Home

    The human body was made to walk miles every day, but for many, the knees become a weak point in this equation. Knee pain is an incredibly common symptom with over a dozen possible causes. One thing is for sure- when your knees hurt, it really puts a damper on your physical activity. Pain is the body's way of telling us that something is wrong. Reactive pain, like a pinch or bump, tells us to be careful with our environment but internal pain means it's time to take better care of yourself. Knee pain in particular often means you have been asking too much of your knees, putting extra strain on them, or are struggling with arthritis and it's important that you tend to your knees before resuming your regular physical activity. Fortunately, knee pain is something you can treat at home with a few standard techniques and over the counter medications.