Managing Knee Pain with Knee Brace

2021-07-05T18:44:14-04:00

A knee brace is a tool used to manage knee discomfort and relieve pain. It is usually used when you suffer an injury that affects your range of mobility and ability to walk, run and stand. People who are obese or overweight are more likely to suffer from knee pain. This because a lot [...]

Managing Knee Pain with Knee Brace2021-07-05T18:44:14-04:00

Types of Back Braces and Benefits

2021-07-05T19:08:04-04:00

Your body is an amazing work of art and science. Even when it has been injured, it's designed to protect critical components during the healing process. That's what happens when you experience muscle spasms after joints or soft tissues in your back are injured. The muscles contract to protect the spinal column and joints. [...]

Types of Back Braces and Benefits2021-07-05T19:08:04-04:00

Differences Between Compression Socks and Stockings

2021-07-05T11:24:24-04:00

Essentially, stockings and compression socks come in a variety of different compression levels. However, there is no difference in the amount of pressure applied by socks or stockings of similar pressure rating. Typically, compression socks operating at 15-20 mmHg (millimeters of mercury) uses the same amount of pressure as a 15-20 mmHg stocking. With [...]

Differences Between Compression Socks and Stockings2021-07-05T11:24:24-04:00

Types of Biomechanical Problems Treated by Orthotics

2021-06-23T21:56:32-04:00

Whenever you walk, run, or exercise, your leg movements propel your entire body. In order for your feet to function properly, there are a large number of moving parts that must work together to ensure that your movement is correct. If ever your foot starts being painful or your leg becomes injured, you will [...]

Types of Biomechanical Problems Treated by Orthotics2021-06-23T21:56:32-04:00

Compression Therapy for Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)

2021-06-17T19:04:57-04:00

Compression stockings are designed to apply gentle pressure onto a person's legs and ankles. As a result, blood flow increases from his or her legs to his or her heart. Also, these items decrease pain and swelling that often occur in a person's legs and ankles. Anti embolism stockings work in a similar way. [...]

Compression Therapy for Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)2021-06-17T19:04:57-04:00

How to Prevent Skin Irritation when Wearing a Brace

2021-06-15T15:19:44-04:00

Most people aiming to reduce back pain or knee ligaments and tissue strains usually use braces to help them treat and prevent their ailments and injuries. For instance, your doctor may recommend using a knee brace after surgery following an injury to help you in the hearing process. However, without proper wear or fit, [...]

How to Prevent Skin Irritation when Wearing a Brace2021-06-15T15:19:44-04:00

How Do I Take Care of My Custom Orthotics or Insoles

2021-06-12T12:21:26-04:00

Custom orthotic or insoles are shoe inserts that are usually made to handle various foot problems. Your doctor may recommend a custom orthotic to help you reduce foot discomfort and pain due to bone abnormality, plantar fasciitis, or an injury. They are usually made from various materials, including rubber, leather, cork, plastic, and felt. [...]

How Do I Take Care of My Custom Orthotics or Insoles2021-06-12T12:21:26-04:00

Selecting the Best Orthopedic Shoes for Arthritis Pain

2021-05-21T15:16:51-04:00

There are numerous varieties of arthritis, but the main ones include psoriatic arthritis, osteoarthritis, and rheumatoid arthritis. Rheumatoid arthritis is an autoimmune ailment that attacks body joints. The majority of individuals with rheumatoid arthritis will have to experience symptoms at the ankle or foot. Usually, cartilage plays the cushioning role between the bones, allowing them [...]

Selecting the Best Orthopedic Shoes for Arthritis Pain2021-05-21T15:16:51-04:00

Orthotics for Independent Sports

2021-05-11T23:31:33-04:00

Covid has changed many things in people’s daily lives including exercise. Working out at home has its challenges including staying motivated to do it. This is especially tough if you experience foot pain or dysfunction. The good news is that orthotics for independent sports are available, and this type of footwear can help keep [...]

Orthotics for Independent Sports2021-05-11T23:31:33-04:00

Differences between Pre-Made and Custom Orthotics

2021-05-06T12:57:41-04:00

If you have been experiencing constant pain on any part of your lower limbs or lower back, you may want to consider getting yourself orthotics. This post will shed some light on what orthotics are, what they are used for, and the differences between the available types on the market. What Are Orthotics? Orthotics [...]

Differences between Pre-Made and Custom Orthotics2021-05-06T12:57:41-04:00

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