Tag Archives: osteoarthritis

Regain control and protect your injury with the right knee brace

Types of knee injury and the best braces to support themThe knee is a joint that carries all of our weight at the stance phase of walking, and is therefore vital for mobility. It is a robust joint but, under extremes, a certain fragility to some of the structures can lead to injury. This post describes the most common types of knee injury and explores some of the many bracing options available. (more…)

7 Non-Invasive Therapies for Knee PainWhether 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…)

Travelling with osteoarthritisOsteoarthritis 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…)

Knee brace for ligament injurySo, 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…)

Knee brace fittingThe 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…)

Staying Safe on the Slopes

Skiing knee injury preventionDamage 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…)

How to Prevent Injury and Maximise Your Performance On the Slopes

Knee brace for winterExtreme 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…)

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 Knee bracescan do to  reduce the strain on your joints. Common suggestions include pacing your activities throughout the day, modifying your home and workspace, 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…)

How the Unloader One knee brace is helping one of our clients enjoy the great outdoors

Unloader One knee braceOne of our clients sent us a wonderful email this week. It’s like an Unloader One review and inspirational story rolled into one, and it’s great to know that we’re helping people of all ages to get the most out of their lives.

This gentleman certainly lives his life to the max and is an inspiration to us all. He’s happy for us to share his story anonymously, so here it is… (more…)