Did you know women are between 2 and 10 times more likely to injure their ACL? Wearing a DonJoy knee brace like the Playmaker II with a FourcePoint hinge reduces your chance of on an ACL injury. This knee brace has been proven to decrease your chance of injuring your ACL from a non-contact injury by 60%! And wearing this brace helps train you to utilize the right degree of flexion (how much you bend your knee) so you’re less likely to injure your ACL even if you’re not wearing this brace.
Compex launches a new muscle stimulator in the United States. The Performance US was designed for the fitness enthusiast and/or the athlete which engages in frequent competition. It features a total of 5 programs with 5 levels of progression to help competitive athletes achieve the highest level of performance.
Electrostimulation therapy has been widely used and popular among European athletes for over two decades. However, the American athlete/consumer is likely to be a bit more wary to eagerly adopt EMS technology due to similar products advertised on late-night infomercials promising to shed belly fat without leaving the couch. Just as vitamins are intended to supplement a good diet, muscle stimulators are intended to complement serious training, not replace it.
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As the winter olympics draw near, keep your eye out for DonJoy knee braces on the slopes of Vancouver. DJO Incorporated, the parent company of DonJoy, is the official medical supplier and exclusive knee brace provider for the US ski team.
Symptoms of carpal tunnel syndrome are caused by compression of the median nerve as it courses through the carpal tunnel in the wrist and usually progress gradually over weeks and months and sometimes years. Carpal tunnel syndrome is the most common in middle aged and elderly, with over 80% of the patients over the age of 40-years-old. Recently the computer keyboard has been blamed for causing carpal tunnel in many patients, and there are steps people can take to alleviate the symptoms of carpal tunnel including wearing a wrist brace. Carpal tunnel wrist braces help stabilize the wrist and provide proper alignment when conducting repetitive motions like typing on the keyboard. Are you looking for relief from carpal tunnel syndrome? Shop our selection of wrist braces for carpal tunnel.
If you’re suffering from an ACL tear treatment options include physical therapy, wearing a knee brace, or surgery. Your doctor will be your best source for determining what ACL tear treatment option is right for you.
Learn more about torn ACL injuries.