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When to use a Jumper's Knee Strap

When to use a Jumper's Knee Strap

Knee & Thigh

What is Jumper’s Knee? Jumper’s Knee is a painful condition that results from a tear or inflammation in the patellar tendon, the tissue which connects the tibia (shin bone) to the patella (knee cap). Jumper’s Knee is also known as patellar tendinitis. The condition is known as jumper’s knee as it is an overuse injury which can be caused by constant jumping, landing and changing direction, causing damage to the patellar tendon. It is a common injury for track and field athletes, footballers, volleyball and basketball players and can also be caused by overloading the patellar tendon in explosive activities...

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LP's Partnership with Sunwise

LP's Partnership with Sunwise

LP Supports is delighted to announce a partnership with leading British sports brand Sunwise® sunglasses. The Sunwise® range of high quality, innovative sunglasses provides stylish and affordable sports eyewear. The partnership will benefit athletes, fitness enthusiasts and all sports lovers already enjoying the benefits of LP’s range of supports and wraps for all injury prone parts of the body. Sunwise® is especially popular with runners of all ages and abilities, with the benefits of lightweight frames, fresh colour choices and interchangeable lenses making models such as Windrush and Twister particular favourites. LP also helps runners to protect and recover from...

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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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The Best Shoulder Supports for Sporting Injuries

The Best Shoulder Supports for Sporting Injuries

Shoulder

The shoulder joint is used in many sports, especially those which involve the use of the upper part of the body on a regular basis. It is one of the most flexible and useful joints in the body, and provides the rotation required for throwing, ball striking in tennis and golf and bowling in cricket. It is also heavily used in sports such as gymnastics and swimming as well as impact sports like rugby. As the shoulder is often subject to repetitive and frequent movements, then it can be susceptible to injury. LP Supports cater for all parts of the...

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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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