Month: March 2020

Foot Compression Sleeve: A Buyers Guide for Plantar Fasciitis Sufferers

Foot pain
Foot Compression Sleeves for Plantar Fasciitis Most of us take the ability to walk without pain for granted. But if you suffer from Plantar Fasciitis (an inflammation of the tissues in the bottom of the foot,) tasks like walking your pet, playing with children or grandchildren, or even your job can be excruciating. Fortunately, a …

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Knee Flexion: Helpful Tips to Get More Flexion After Surgery

Knee pain
Knee Flexion After Surgery Focus on Knee Extension First Working on your knee extension will be your primary goal for the first 2 weeks following surgery. Full knee extension is required for normal walking mechanics, normal joint stability, and is the best predictor of good outcomes after surgery. By stretching into knec extension it will …

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The Best Seat Cushion to Help with Tailbone Pain and Discomfort

Tailbone Pain Sudden pain around the tailbone area often comes unexpectedly and quickly becomes a limiting factor to our physical movement. What used to be a normal daily action now requires effort, often resulting in pain. Moreover, sitting becomes a painful experience. In most cases, tailbone pain is the result of trauma or habitual sitting …

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The Best Lumbar Support Pillow for Low Back Pain

Lumbar Support Pillow
Lumbar Pillow According to the American Heart Association, an average U.S. adult spends about 6 to 8 hours a day being sedentary. While sitting down may not sound too dangerous, habitual inactivity does pose certain threats to the central nervous system. First, your spinal discs and lower back muscles experience a notable amount of pressure …

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Knee Flexion: The Best Exercises to Improve Motion After Surgery

Knee flexion stretch
Increasing Knee Flexion After Surgery There are an estimated 600,000 total knee replacement surgeries performed annually in the United States (1).  Advances in surgical materials and techniques have led to decreased hospital stays; however, this means that more responsibility is placed on the patient in managing their own recovery.  Perhaps the single most important factor …

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