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What is the difference between an Open Patella and Closed Patella Knee Support?

Posted by Brad Shefelbine on

Open and Closed Patella Knee Supports are the most common types of knee supports available. The main difference between them is that in an Open Patella Knee Support the kneecap (or patella) is left uncovered at the front of the knee, helping to relieve pressure on the patella. We have covered the other benefits and difference between the supports in our article below. The knee joint is one of the most complex areas of the body, as it is responsible for co-ordinating joints and muscles as well as helping the body to perform a range of different movements. However, injuries...

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Best Knee Support for Running

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Running is one of the best ways to stay fit and healthy, with runners enjoying the benefits of increased endurance, better fitness and the opportunity to enjoy the great outdoors! However, running is a very stressful activity on the body so runners can be subject to injuries, especially in the knee and ankle joints. Knee Injuries in Runners Runners are vulnerable to a number of different injuries, especially if there is inadequate warm-up and cool down or training intensity suddenly increases. One of the most common ailments in runners is “Runner’s Knee”, which is also known as patella-femoral pain syndrome...

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Why is Kettlebell Training so Effective?

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Why is Kettlebell Training so Effective?

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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Ankle Injuries and Ankle Support Brace Product

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Ankle Injuries and Ankle Support Brace Product

The ankle joint is a very versatile area of the body, but it can be vulnerable to injury as it cushions the body’s weight from impact with the ground.The most common type of injury is an ankle sprain, which is caused when the ligaments are stretched or ruptured. This can happen when running on uneven ground, twisting during football, falling awkwardly when jumping, or over-stretching in tennis. Ankle support brace product can help with symptoms and injuries such as: Ankle feels weak or unstable, Twisted ankle and have ankle pain and/or swelling, Ankle Instability, Ankle Ligament Sprain and/or Tear, Inside ankle pain, Ankle joint injury, Ankle...

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LP Support X-Tremus Range

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LP Support X-Tremus Range

Check out our latest video from Physio Phebe detailing the LP Support X-Tremus brace range and its innovative technology - how it works, and when to use it.  View the full X-Tremus range here: X-Tremus

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