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Whether caused by an injury or a degenerative disease like osteoarthritis, unless carefully managed, knee pain can have a major impact on our way of life. These simple therapies for knee pain will help you to effectively relieve pain, stiffness and swelling on a day-to-day basis without the unpleasant side effects associated with other, more invasive treatments. (more…)

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Osteoarthritis of the knee can be restrictive at times, but there’s no need to let your concerns about knee pain and stiffness spoil your holiday. Whether it’s a beach trip or a rural retreat, these top tips for travelling with osteoarthritis will help you enjoy your time away to the fullest. (more…)

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So, you’ve injured your knee and maybe seen your doctor, who has helped you in the initial stages of your recovery. Whether you have undergone surgery or not, rehabilitation is a crucial step in the repair of your knee ligament injury. It can help ensure a full recovery whilst protecting you from potential knock-on effects, such as the early onset of osteoarthritis. (more…)

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The right knee brace can provide effective control, support and pain relief for weakened knees. It’ll also protect you from further injury and can even rehabilitate wasted muscles and improve anatomical alignment over time. (more…)

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Staying Safe on the Slopes

Damage to the Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL), the main stabilising ligament in the knee, accounts for the majority of skiing injuries. Yet it’s easy to become complacent about the dangers associated with this high-risk sport, especially if you have already been skiing for several years. Our skiing knee injury prevention presentation will help you ensure that you’re doing everything you can to protect your knees whilst out on the slopes. (more…)

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How to Prevent Injury and Maximise Your Performance On the Slopes

Extreme weather conditions and bumpy, high-speed descents can place an unnatural amount of strain on the joints – especially if they have been injured previously. However, with the right knee brace for winter sports, you can protect weakened ligaments, cartilage, and bone against these external forces and benefit from increased control, stability and endurance whilst out on the slopes. (more…)

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Knee Supports and Osteoarthritis: Separating Myth from Reality

While there may be no known cure for osteoarthritis of the knee, there are several things you can do to  reduce the strain on your joints. Common suggestions include pacing your activities throughout the day, modifying your home and work space, and walking with a stick or knee support. The question is, do knee supports help with osteoarthritis, or do they simply help to relieve the pain? This post lays bare the facts about knee supports and osteoarthritis, helping you decide whether or not they are the right solution for you. (more…)