Total knee replacement (TKR) surgery is a procedure that’s done to replace a damaged knee. Your knees withstand a lot of pressure and work in your lifetime, which can cause the cartilage that protects the knee joint to wear down over time. This results in bone rubbing against bone, which can be very painful.
The joys of being one of those people who love to stay active, regardless of the weather is something that can never be compared to. But for some people, it takes some time to reach this level where they exceed being the fair-weather type. For those who are sceptical, the bounty is fruitful, trust us!
Most children, even in today’s age of technology, are pretty keen at the whole being active thing. This is, of course, good news, and there’s nothing more pleasing to see than young children taking an invested interest in playing sports, running around and playing outdoors.
There is a sports injury-related question that always lives on; how long should I ice an injury? From a young age, we are taught to ice an injury, as this helps reduce swelling on the affected area. But for how long? A report published in the British Journal of Sports Medicine cautions against keeping bags […]
If you are looking to further increase your knowledge on stretching and its benefits across a sport, health and fitness then you need to know about both static stretches and their dynamic counterparts.
Long gone are the days when a quick touch of the toes and a reach for the sky would suffice for the habitual post-run routine. Thankfully, those interested in running are far more educated on other elements that can be drawn in to make their sport more beneficial, as well as helping to keep them […]
It’s not just those who are pounding the pavements, training for their next marathon, or those eating up the miles on the bike that suffer from injuries. Obviously, running is a high-impact exercise, and sports that require running are also in this bracket too, while cycling is classed as low-impact, which swimming is classified as, […]
More and more children up and down the UK are competing in all manner of sports than ever before. This is certainly wonderful news as sports are there to help children and adolescents keep their bodies fit as well as assisting in general well-being and feeling good about themselves.
We have compiled a mini-guide for those looking to find extra benefits in their sports & fitness injury recovery. In this guide, you will learn about how muscles strains occur, the effects of muscle ‘pulls’, recommendations, and finally, what our cooling bandages can do to speed up recovery and to prevent reoccurring injuries.
If you are on the road to recovery from a knee injury, then you may well have been advised by an exercise professional to use a bicycle to aid in your knee rehabilitation. There are a range of reasons why this is the case, one of which is the fact that cycling prevents the knees […]