Most people know that muscle injuries like strains or pulls can be treated at home with the application of RICE therapy (rest, ice, compression, and elevation). However, as simple is this formula might be, it’s not always easy to do it multiple times a day. Holding an ice pack on the injured area for 20-30 minutes at a time is inconvenient, and getting the right pressure with compression bandages can be challenging.Read More >
Doctors and trainers use cold therapy machines to help athletes at every level recover from minor injuries, surgical procedures, and tough games and practices. They know that there is no better way to get all the benefits of cold therapy and active compression than to combine them into one device that delivers consistent therapeutic cold and pneumatic pumping action.Read More >
Back strain, sometimes also called a pulled back muscle, is both painful and inconvenient. It can be caused by a number of factors, including a fall, improper lifting, twisting unexpectedly, or repeatedly bending over. If left untreated, it can lead to inability to perform certain movements, which can impact your daily life. Fortunately, in most cases, back strain is fully treatable.
Tennis elbow results from overuse of muscles in the forearm and hand. Although the injury is common in tennis players, it is not exclusive to them. Anybody can get tennis elbow when the muscles and tendons surrounding the joint become torn or ruptured.
Upper extremity injuries can happen to anybody, but they are most commonly related to falling onto an outstretched hand. Athletes and professionals who do repetitive motions with their hands and wrists are also at higher risk of these types of injuries.Read More >
Although modern medicine has come a long way, complications during or after surgery are not uncommon. However, even the most minor complications should be addressed to ensure that you heal properly and completely.
If you are planning an upper extremity surgery to the hand, wrist, arm, or shoulder, a speedy recovery is probably one of your top priorities. Not being able to use an upper extremity can be very inconvenient, especially if you live alone or if your work requires the use of your injured arm.