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Cold Therapy Systems

Posted on Jul 10, 2018 by Kevin Cleary

Cold therapy or cryotherapy is used to treat acute injuries to your musculoskeletal system. Anyone who has experienced a sprained ankle or wrist has heard the phrase “put some ice on it.” Applying cold or ice therapy to an acute injury can help shorten recovery time and potentially minimize pain.

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Posted in Hot/Cold Therapy Systems

How to Use TENS and EMS Units for Pain Management & Muscle Stimulation

Posted on Jul 07, 2018 by Hunaid German

TENS is a small, portable and battery-operated machine which is worn on the body. TENS machines send small electronic stimulating pulses across the skin surface and along the nerve strands. This help to ease pain especially in people suffering from painful conditions such as back pain, arthritis, carpal tunnel syndrome, neck pain, ankle and foot pain, multiple sclerosis and sciatica.

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Posted in TENS and EMS

Using the Carpal Solution Carpal Tunnel Wrist Support

Posted on May 31, 2018 by Kevin Cleary

For anyone that uses a computer mouse, keyboard, or is an avid gamer the pain associated with carpal tunnel syndrome can be debilitating at times.The use of a carpal tunnel brace can markedly improve the symptoms of this syndrome and Carpal Solution offers a simple and easy to use wrist brace to be worn during sleep. This home based, carpal solution therapy is dependable and effective.

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Posted in Precuts And Preformed Splints

Diagnosis and Treatment of Anxiety Disorders

Posted on May 30, 2018 by Kevin Cleary

Everyone has at one time or another felt sad, blue, or anxious over some event in their life. While these emotions are valid, Generalized Anxiety Disorders (GAD) is a completely different animal. These are emotions that can negatively affect our everyday functioning as well as our quality of life.

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Posted in Rehabilitation & Therapy

Does Bed Elevation Help in Controlling Acid Reflux?

Posted on May 30, 2018 by Kevin Cleary

We all know someone who may suffer from acid reflux or heartburn, but when it interferes with a great night sleep it now has the potential to start affecting us during the daytime which can lead to poor performances at work and even drowsiness behind the wheel of a car. With research into medications for acid reflux pointing to negative effects of long-term use.

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Posted in Rehabilitation & Therapy

Support for Caregivers: Preventing Caregiver Burnout and Stress

Posted on May 18, 2018 by Kevin Cleary

Caring for another person is not only a stressful job, but can lead to unwanted physical and mental symptoms for the caregiver themselves. What is caregiver burnout? Caregiver burnout (a.k.a. caregiver stress or syndrome) is a term used by many healthcare professionals to describe a stressful job that can lead to physical and mental fatigue

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Posted in Rehabilitation & Therapy Patient Care

How to Treat Frozen Shoulder

Posted on Apr 20, 2018 by Hunaid German

Frozen shoulder is more likely to occur in people who have diabetes or had prolonged immobility or reduced mobility of the shoulder for a long period, such as after surgery, stroke or an arm injury.

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Posted in Arm and Shoulder Frozen Shoulder

Orthotic Insoles to Pamper Your Feet and Correct Foot Disorders

Posted on Apr 04, 2018 by Swati Chadha

Orthotic insoles or shoe inserts are placed inside the shoes to correct/prevent foot disorders, provide better support and increased foot comfort. Pain in the knee joints and back could be due to misalignment or lack of stability in the foot region which also leads to a poor posture.

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Posted in FootCare Insoles

Early Injury Treatment-Patient Care Questions Answered

Posted on Mar 14, 2018 by Kevin Cleary

Minor injuries can escalate into major problems if the initial, early injury treatment is botched or done incorrectly. There is nothing simple about first aid and the ability to heal properly can be hampered if the proper techniques are not followed or ignored.

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Posted in Hot And Cold Therapy Wound Care

Taping and Strapping for Sports Injuries

Posted on Mar 14, 2018 by Kevin Cleary

Getting back into whatever sport you enjoy after injury requires a combination of rest and therapy to overcome your ailment. Trainers and athletes understand that fully recovering from any sports injury minimizes the risk of re-injury upon return to action.

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Posted in Taping Techniques

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