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Injury Blog — Hand & Wrist

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Best Wrist Supports for Skiing

Best Wrist Supports for Skiing

Hand & Wrist

Skiing is a sport that is enjoyed on many different levels, from recreational skiers who enjoy a few turns a year through to professional downhill athletes. Although the knee is probably the most vulnerable part of the body when skiing, (we have a separate post on the best knee supports for skiing) injuries can occur to other parts of the body and this includes the wrist. Wrist injuries in skiing The wrist is heavily involved in skiing actions, as the arms help to provide balance and it is also important to have a good grip on your ski poles. The...

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Why is Kettlebell Training so Effective?

Why is Kettlebell Training so Effective?

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The popularity of kettlebell training has soared during recent years, and there are numerous benefits to incorporating kettlebells as part of your workout. Firstly, kettlebells are fantastic cardio so they are a great way of improving and strength and a firm, lean physique without building up muscle bulk. This can be important for athletes in many sports, especially those that need to incorporate speed, strength and agility in their discipline. Kettlebells are also very popular as they are a great way of burning lots of calories very quickly! An American Council on Exercise study found that a 20 minute kettlebell...

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The Importance of a Warm Up in Sport

The Importance of a Warm Up in Sport

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The importance of a good warm up before playing sport should not be overlooked, as getting your muscles warm before activity and cooling down afterwards can be a significant factor in helping to prevent injury. Getting the muscles moving and the body warm will help blood flow to the muscles, supplying them with more oxygen and reducing the risk of strains, sprains and muscle tears. It will also start to gradually increase your heart rate, and get your body used to the idea that you are about to begin more strenuous activity. If you are going to be taking part...

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What Makes a Good Cycling Wrist Support

What Makes a Good Cycling Wrist Support

Hand & Wrist

Cycling is one of the best ways to stay in shape and can be enjoyed by people of all ages and abilities, from casual riders through to serious and professional cyclists. Cyclists can suffer from injuries in several areas of the body such as the knee, wrist, back and neck. This is often due to the overuse of the same body parts, poor riding postures over long periods of time or inadequate equipment. Wrist injuries in cyclists The wrist joint can be particularly vulnerable to injuries, especially if the handlebars on the bike are too high or too low. This...

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Advantages of LP MAXWRAP®

Advantages of LP MAXWRAP®

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LP MAXWRAP® is a premium wrap that is designed to aid prevention, treatment and rehabilitation after injury, with the unique silicone backing design providing localised compression and non-slip support to maintain stability. LP MAXWRAP® can be applied so that the support/compression can be specifically selected and additionally isolated to the injured part of the limb, whilst leaving the rest of the limb free of constriction. This concept, as well as the construction of the fabric, is unique and so fundamentally different from any of its competitors that it is patented internationally. LP MAXWRAP® is designed to meet the requirements of...

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