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Top 7 Knee Braces for Arthritis [FSA Approved Knee Braces]

There is a plethora of different knee braces for osteoarthritis to choose from, depending on the reason for using a knee brace. HPFY brings you a list of the top 7 knee braces for arthritis manufactured by leading names in the industry. Starting from a compression knee sleeves for pain to the best knee brace for runners with arthritis.

Knee Brace - Pain Relief and Protection all in One!

Knee is the most supportive part of the body and is known to take up to 80% of the body weight. Since it supports maximum of the body weight, it is at a high risk of getting injured due to sports and other vigorous activities.

Jumper’s Knee – The Symptoms And Treatment

An inflammatory condition, jumper’s knee is common among athletes involved in jumping and landing activities. R.I.C.E. is most recommended treatment for it.

Curving the Foot - A Brief Guide to Treating Flat Foot

Flat foot is a deformity of the foot which is also called pes planus or fallen arch. It is a postural deformity in which the arches of the foot collapse, with the entire sole of the foot coming into complete or near-complete contact with the ground.

Softening the Skin – All About Calluses

A toughened part of skin which becomes relatively thick and hard in response to repeated friction, pressure, or other irritation is called a callus or callosity. Frequent or forceful itching and rubbing can cause blisters. Calluses are often found on feet because of frequent walking.

Hamstring Pulls: They’ll Slow Down Your Giddyup!!

The group of muscles that run down the back of your thigh are all part of your hamstrings. Any time you have an activity that requires sprinting with many sudden starts and stops, a hamstring injury is possible. Sports like soccer, baseball, or tennis can have a higher risk of a hamstring pull or strain.

Thigh Injuries - Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment Methods

The femur or the thigh bone is the longest and strongest bone in the body. It is so strong that archaeologists have found femur bones dating to 10000 years ago. They support the weight of the body and prevent all the stress from falling on the legs and the feet. They are made in such a way that they can withstand a huge amount of stress.

Supporting the Knee

The knee is made of three bones, the lower femur, the shinbone, and the knee cap. It is the largest joint in the body and is a vital part of mobility. The three bones are connected to each other by ligaments that are again divided into different types. These ligaments support the movement of the knee and give flexibility to the joint.

Supporting the Hip

The hip is the second in command when it comes to perfect mobility. Without the perfect functioning of the hip, no one can function properly. Whether it’s animals or humans, the hip is an indispensable part of the body. The hip is important in maintaining the balance of the body.

All about Heel Pain

The legs are one of the most important and indispensable part of movement for a person. The legs are built in such a way that they can endure more than 50 tonnes of stress within a very short period of time. The heels are the foundation structures of the legs and activities like running, walking, and jumping rely on the heels. The heels bones and the muscles together form a very strong unit.

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Finding The Best Transfer Belt For Your Loved Ones

When it comes to lifting and transferring patients regularly, a gait belt or transfer belt can be a great assistive device to make transfers more safe and more secure. It works both ways for the patient and the caregiver. It helps the patient feel more secure and balanced while it reduces the strain on the caregiver as they have something sturdy to hold on to. With many options in the market, it’s hard to choose a gait belt suitable for your needs. HPFY brings the 5 best gait transfer belts reviewed for quality by patients and medical professionals.

7 Best Wrist Braces for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome causes a tingling sensation and weakness, making the hand and arm numb. If caught early, wearing a wrist brace would relieve pain by keeping the wrist straight and reducing pressure on the nerve. HPFY carries a wide range of braces for carpal tunnel.

Top 5 Bariatric Rollators

Rollators are designed for broader spaces and not for narrow areas. There are many different options available when choosing a walker or rollator. Features such as seat and handle adjustments, hand brakes, foldable, and indoor/outdoor choices make the rollator highly customizable. Bariatric rollators are also available and are specially designed for large users. These rollators are wider and can support up to 500 pounds. Find 5 best bariatric rollators at HPFY.

7 Essential Products for Breast Cancer Survivors

Breast cancer is a form of cancer that develops in the breasts. It is one of the most common forms of cancer and although it is found more commonly in women, it can also strike men.Breast cancer can develop in different parts of the breasts – lobules, ducts, and connective tissue. Lobules are the milk-producing glands, ducts carry the milk to the nipples, and connective tissue holds everything together.

Adhesive Allergy: The 411 You Must Know

In order to heal, a severe wound requires advanced wound care products, such as dressings and bandages, that are designed with a strong adhesive to secure them to the skin. This keeps the wound clean and covered and allows it to heal. This principle also applies to band-aids. While stickiness is important, some people with sensitive skin might be allergic to these adhesives. This is a subset of a condition called contact dermatitis, where an itchy and red rash appears on the skin when it comes in contact with an allergic substance.

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