Orthomed offers a variey of knee braces and supports designed to reduce pain, provide support, and allow you to keep moving. A properly selected knee brace can help you manage a wide range of issues such as patellar tendonitis, runner's knee, and bursitis.
With the weather getting warmer, and people beginning to return to summer-time activities, overuse injuries tend to appear. Repetitive strains are a common result of many recreational activities, two of the most popular being Tennis elbow and Golfer's Elbow. However, many people confuse these two painful disorders.
One popular category is electro-stimulation, this includes TENS- transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation and EMS - electrical muscle stimulation. TENS machines generally stimulate the nerves exclusively for the purpose of relieving pain, whereas EMS machines are designed to stimulate the muscles for the purposes of strengthening and rehabilitating them, but there's also some pain management effect as well.
Trigger finger is a painful and uncomfortable condition that causes a feeling of locking, or catching, when bending or straightening the finger. The finger may get stuck in a bent position, or bend/straighten with a snapping sensation. If more severe, the finger can get stuck in the bent position. This condition is also known as “stenosing tenosynovitis”.
Many people are familiar with Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, where pressure on the carpal tunnel on the underside of the wrist causes pain, tingling, or numbness in the thumb, the two fingers next to it, and part of the palm.
The Push Sports line has been developed by a team of experienced specialists in close cooperation with athletes and sports professionals and offers exactly what the user wants. The efficient use of high-quality materials results in a line of ultra-thin and very comfortable sport braces. Braces that support joints when exercising and that due to their slender design are ideal for use in training shoes and under sports wear. The Push Sports line has been developed from the medical background of Push Braces. Each brace has a well-thought out function, optimally suited to healthy and safe exercise.
Have you ever wondered what goes into measuring and creating a custom knee brace?
Most methods involve taking various measurements on the leg with tape measures, or using specially designed devices that strap onto the leg to provide precise readings. However, with VQ Orthocare, comes an innovative new technique called eCastTM.