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Knee Stiffness in Cold Weather

Winter can often be a painful and uncomfortable season for those of us dealing with aches, pains and niggles. Old injuries which always seem to spark up, just as the temperature drops. To help you through the season, here are some tips on how to manage the symptoms of knee stiffness in cold weather.  While it can be tempting to grit your teeth and...

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Standing Rows: at-home strength exercise

Standing Rows: at-home strength exercise

This exercise is intended to strengthen the muscles responsible for extending the shoulders while engaging or involving the muscles of the core. Grab an elastic band and try at home! For this exercise, you will need an elastic band or tubing. Attach the band or tubing to a fixed object or structure. Hold one end of the tube or band...

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Back pain after sitting all day. Girl sits at a desk, working on a laptop

Back Pain After Sitting All Day

Sitting for an extended period of time - whether it's from a makeshift office space or couch, or at a proper desk in your workplace - can often cause backaches, pains and stiffness. If you often feel tight and sore, here are a few simple tips for back pain after sitting all day.  How sitting impacts your back The seated position puts stress...

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How to treat hand and wrist pain

How to Treat Wrist and Hand Pain

The wrist joint allows for movement in your fingers, thumb and hand. It is essential for virtually every movement your hand makes, from a simple wave goodbye to a complicated saxophone solo. Here are some tips for how to treat wrist and hand pain, as well as managing and reducing the severity and longevity of your injury.  Understanding the wrist joint...

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Black and white image of man holding his knee, the knee is highlight in red, indicating pain in the knee ligaments.

Knee Ligaments: What are they?

Your knee is a widely dynamic joint involved in walking, running, lifting and almost every other movement your body makes. You have probably heard that the knee is full of many different ligaments, bones and muscles. Today, we're looking at knee ligaments, what are they and how can you keep them safe from injury. What are knee ligaments? Alongside all...

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Victor Radley and Sam Verills. The Product Helping Roosters Stars to Recover from ACL Injuries

Product Helping Roosters Stars to Recover from ACL Injuries

Over the weekend, two Roosters NRL stars suffered ACL ruptures - an injury which is extremely common in contact sports such as football. For anyone who has suffered an ACL tear, you'll know how frustrating it can be. Find out the product helping Roosters stars to recover from ACL injuries, and how it could help you, if you are on...

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Two men doing exercises on a step, one man is wearing the Bauerfiend knee brace for strength building after injury.

Step Down Then Back: at-home strength exercise

This exercise is intended to strengthen the knee after an injury. Begin standing on an exercise step or box measuring approximately 15cm tall. Shift your weight onto the foot to be exercised. Step forward and touch down on the free foot, but do not transfer weight. The knee of the leg on which you’re standing bends as you step forward. Step...

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How Long Should You Wait to Run after a Torn ACL?

You may have heard of an ACL injury, they are particularly common for those who play sports which involve sudden stops and changes, jumping and landing - such as downhill skiing, all types of football, basketball, netball and soccer. An ACL injury requires specific rehabilitation so how long should you wait to run after a torn ACL? Find out!  What...

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