Definitive Guide to Elbow Braces

Definitive Guide to Elbow Braces

Our arms are needed throughout daily life, whether playing a game of squash, trying to get an assignment finished or scrubbing the dishes, your elbow guides and drives all these movements. While your hands do all the fiddly work, the elbow guides and pivots the arm to allow your movements to become even more dynamic. While the elbow joint can withstand...

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The Definitive Guide to Hand and Wrist Braces

Definitive Guide to Hand and Wrist Braces

Your wrist and hand are crucial for daily life and when you are injured or in pain, it can be overwhelming to navigate the extensive number of supports and braces available. While this guide does go into a lot of detail, we have designed it to be easy to use for everyone, so keep it on hand if you have...

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Iliotibial Band Stretches To Improve Knee Stability

Iliotibial Band Stretches To Improve Knee Stability

Whether you’re a new runner or a serious runner who racks up the kilometres, there’s a good chance you’ve experienced pain on the outer side of your knees. This pain is usually due to a condition known as Iliotibial Band Syndrome (ITBS), a problem which causes inflammation on the iliotibial band of the knees. The good news is, one of...

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Product Spotlight: GenuTrain S

Product Spotlight: GenuTrain S

Sore stiff knees, legs that give out with the slightest twist, sharp pain while walking up and down stairs or arthritis. Issues like these make even the most basic tasks painful and frustrating. Wearing a knee brace to help combat these symptoms and protect your knee is one of the best ways to manage the problem, and combined with physiotherapy,...

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Product Spotlight: MalleoTrain Plus Ankle Brace

Product Spotlight: MalleoTrain Plus Ankle Brace

Rolling an ankle is extremely frustrating. Whether it’s due to instability, swelling, tenderness or an old injury, it can often make you feel reluctant to get back into sports and exercise. If you're managing ankle pain, today we are shining our product spotlight on the MalleoTrain Plus ankle brace.  Ankle injuries While stretching, strengthening and physiotherapy will assist to rehabilitate...

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Treating a Knee Dislocation

Treating a Knee Dislocation

Your knee is the largest joint in your body, with four bones connected together by a network of ligaments, tendons and other muscles: the Femur (thighbone), tibia (shin bone) Fibula (calf bone) and patella (kneecap). When any of these bones shift outside of their natural position, they become dislocated. A knee dislocation can be highly painful and cause instability and...

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Will Iliotibial Band Syndrome Go Away?

Will Iliotibial Band Syndrome Go Away?

Iliotibial Band Syndrome (ITBS) is a repetitive strain injury affecting the ligament which runs along the outside of your leg, joining your hip to your knee. ITBS causes pain whenever the leg is raised, particularly going up and down stairs or traversing slopes.  Not only is it painful and frustrating, but also incredibly common. In fact, one quarter of all...

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Why do Varicose Veins Ache Most at Night?

Why do Varicose Veins Ache Most at Night?

Everyone enjoys a good night’s sleep, to rest and drift-off under a comfy doona. But pain and discomfort in the legs can often lead to a night of tossing and turning, poor sleep and stress the next day. One-third of the population is affected by varicose veins, and many sufferers will be aware of the associated symptoms. But why do...

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