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Advantages of LP MAXWRAP®

Advantages of LP MAXWRAP®

Ankle & Shin Elbow & Arm Hand & Wrist Knee & Thigh

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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Knee Support for skiing

Knee Support for skiing

Knee & Thigh

Skiing is an exciting and exhilarating sport, but as it is a comparatively dangerous activity it is very important to wear adequate and appropriate protective supports when you are on the slopes. Skiers sway their hips and knees to maintain balance, which means that muscles surrounding the knee joint, quadriceps, hamstrings, abductors and hip abductors contract constantly. This can lead to muscle tightness and fatigue. Skiing injuries The knee is one of the most vulnerable area of the body, and it is one of the most susceptible to injuries during turning, as this is when the knee is twisted to...

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Ankle support for football

Ankle support for football

Ankle & Shin

Football players need to be very mobile, change direction quickly and have the strength and skill to tackle, shoot and pass accurately. The leg muscles and joints take the brunt of any impacts sustained during football, making areas such as the ankle and knee most susceptible to any injury. Ankle Injuries in football The most common ankle injury in football is a sprained ankle, which is usually caused when the ankle is twisted inwards, damaging the ligaments. This will cause a swollen ankle and pain, much like ankle injuries sustained by runners. Ankle sprains can occur for a variety of...

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Walking Boot Insoles

Walking Boot Insoles

Footcare

Hiking is a great way to exercise as well as enjoy the great outdoors, from exploring the local countryside to visiting National Parks and more challenging treks down valleys and up mountains. It is an activity that can be enjoyed all year round and by all age groups, and with minimal equipment required it is a fun way to spend some time with family and friends. Why do I need Walking Boot Insoles?  A good pair of hiking boots will include insoles as well as some support and cushioning. However, if you intend to go hiking on a regular basis...

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Best Ankle Support for running

Best Ankle Support for running

Ankle & Shin

Running is an immensely popular participation sport, with the many advantages of running including the consumption of calories, increase of endurance capability, accelerating the metabolic rate and an improvement in general fitness. However, as running is so easy to start and participate in, many runners ignore the importance of prevention and protection from injury. Injuries are most likely in the lower extremities of the body, with the most common injuries for runners including knee joint pain, ankle joint inflammation and pain in the thigh, shin and feet. Ankle Injuries for Runners The ankle is a very versatile area of the...

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