Archive for the ‘arthritis’ Category

The Knuckle Baller Sports Massager

January 22, 2008

The Knuckle Baller Sports Massager The “Omni Directional Ball” is the key to the Superior Function and ease of use that you will enjoy with your Knuckle-Baller. The Knuckle-Baller takes the POWER of the Omni Directional Massage Ball to a whole new level.You can begin by applying pressure on the roller and then gently roll the ball in circular motions around the lower back. While moving it in circular motion, you can apply the necessary pressure. Once you are able to identify the spot from where the pain is originating, you can continue to massage the affected area for 10-20 minutes. The massage roller will, thus, provide you relief as it soothes and loosens the muscle tissue or ligaments. It will also gradually increase your blood circulation, leading to the healing of the affected area and elimination of the back pain.

Massage Techniques
The Knuckle-Baller is an outstanding aid in the application of many techniques including Swedish, Deep Tissue, Sports Massage, Trigger Point, Reflexology and Cellulite Reduction.

Relief and Flexibility
The Knuckle-Baller can provide much needed massage relief for sore aching muscles, stimulate blood flow and reduce pain and swelling, thereby promoting healing and flexibility.

Versatile, Yet Easy to Use
The Knuckle-Baller will provide you a range of massage applications and techniques.

The Knuckle Baller Sports Massager sold at MedEx01.com

Reclined Hamstring Stretch

January 13, 2008

The hamstring stretches done while lying on the back are gentler and place less stress on the back than those done while sitting. Depending on a person’s specific medical condition and level of pain, the lying down position may be preferable and comfortable. In particular, a person with low back pain should choose whichever position is most tolerable for their back while still giving a gentle stretch.

Check out the Hamstring Stretch-Rx  Sold at MedEx01.com

Epitrain Elbow Support

July 12, 2007

The Epitrain elbow support is worn by many professional athletes and is Bauerfeind’s most popular elbow support. Knitted elbow support incorporating two anatomically contoured silicone inserts surrounding the medial and lateral elbow bones (epicondyles) and lying over the flexor and extensor muscles. The Epitrain contains silicone inserts that leave the elbow bones pressure-free and provide an intermittent compression to the soft tissue of the joint, leading to increased circulation, thus aiding in the resorption of swelling and edema. Promotes proprioception, thus heightening sensory awareness in the elbow for increased joint stabilization.

The Epitrain brace features graduated compression at the edges which prevents constriction of circulation. Lightweight, breathable knit will not retain heat and is completely machine washable.


The Epitrain Tennis Elbow Brace can be used to treat: Lateral Epicondylitis(tennis elbow) Medial Epicondylitis (golfer’s elbow) Post elbow Athroscopy Elbow Strains or sprains Pre and Post-Operative elbow conditions Chronic swelling and edema Arthritis/osteoarthritis.

Whenever joint problems stop movement, the Epitrain active support helps to restore mobility. Under the product group Train (Epitrain), Bauerfeind offers anatomically knitted compression supports with Visco-elastic inserts. Activity is not restricted and actually the opposite occurs.

Train (Epitrain) active supports work with the body to exert a healing effect. The intermittent massage combined with the compression exerted by the specially knitted fabric helps stimulate circulation, enhance metabolism and thus accelerate recovery. Train active supports are available for all of the principal joints, thus ensuring the appropriate medical management of the corresponding part of the body. The breathable materials and quality workmanship are additional features that ensure maximum wearer comfort.


Size is determined by loosely measuring the circumference of the arm, with the arm slightly bent, at 4 3/4 inches below the lateral elbow bone.

Epitrain Elbow Support sold at MedEx01.com

The Joymain Far Infrared Knee Braces

June 5, 2007

Joymain Far Infrared therapeutic knee braces can improve blood micro circulation to the knee helping those with knee-joint pain. The far infrared knee braces can be worn all day to provide medium compression to relieve pain and discomfort to help with conditions such as Arthritis, Bursitis, Fibromyalgia, leg cramps, ligament sprains, Meniscus injury, Myositis, Patella Tendonitis, Rheumatic pain, and sports injury.

All Joymain Far Infrared therapeutic products are rich in far infrared elements which can absorb and reflect the far infrared rays of 8-14 microns wavelengths effectively.

Joymain Far Infrared products can help improve micro circulation,remove blood stasis, ease pain, suppress bacteria, diminish inflammation, raise temperature and help the body keep warm more effectively. Use Joymain products to provide non-invasive, non-addictive pain relief with no side effects.

Joymain Far Infrared knee braces are made of 50% cotton and 50% far-infrared polyester and come in hemp-grey. The knee braces are available in two sizes, one for knees with a circumference of 12 – 18 inches and one for knees with a circumference of 15-20 inches. Knee braces are hand washable.

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Joymain Far Infrared Knee Braces sold at MedEx01.com

5 minute animation exercise to protect against computer injuries

April 11, 2007

A 5 minute animation exercise to protect against computer injuries such as Carpal Tunnel Syndrome and to relieve wrist and finger pain.

China Gel for Foot Pain

April 11, 2007

China Gel foot pain relief

The foot absorbs the brunt of punishment in your daily activities. It supports your weight, is a shock absorber, serves as a lever for mobility and provides balance. Pain can begin with a structural flaw in your foot, improper technique in your stride, ill-fitting shoes or overuse. Other medical conditions may become symptomatic in the foot, including diabetes, vascular, and nerve problems.
 

Massaging China-Gel into the joints and muscles of the affected area two to three times a day will help to ease soreness and pain while reducing the inflammation. When massaged properly into the skin, China-Gel stimulates circulation and the body’s endorphin response to pain providing effective relief to any flare-ups or chronic aches making it a great alternative to oral medication.

You can buy China Gel at MedEx01.com

CTS Exercise Carpal Tunnel Stretch

March 29, 2007

The CTS is a unique stretching device, designed by an Osteopathic physician. It is recommended by physicians, physical therapists, occupational therapist and other hand specialists around the country for stretching the tight soft tissue structures associated with carpal tunnel. The device is lightweight and easy to use. You simply place your hand in the device and press down for 3-5 seconds. Repeating this procedure several times a day will stretch the tight structures of the carpal tunnel.

CTS Exercise Carpal Tunnel Stretch is recommended by hand specialists for stretching the tight soft tissues associated with carpal tunnel. Device is lightweight and easy-to-use.

Sold at MedEx01.com

Wristimer System Wrist Support

March 29, 2007


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Hand Wash and Air Dry

Designed by an orthopedic hand surgeon, WrisTimer™ is the ideal dynamic support for occupational use . It’s unique finger and hand free design prevents damaging wrist flexion but allows healthy range of motion. This is the only brace that allows variable range of motion from 0 to 30 degrees. Full finger and hand grasping capability is maintained that enables full productivity at work. The WrisTimer PM™ maintains neutral wrist positioning during sleep. Provides optimum relief of CTS. The Curved Aluminum Support holds the wrist in a neutral position to reduce inflammation. The brace forms to the hand, wrist, and forearm. Extremely comfortable foam padding protects with soft, breathable cushion for comfort during sleep.

WrisTimer AM™ with Magnets wrist support provides therapeutic treatment during day. Finger and hand free design allows healthy range of motion and avoids damaging wrist flexion during work or activity. Elastic wristband adjusts easily for stable and comfortable wrist compression while finger loop adjustsfor desired range of motion. Designed by an orthopedic surgeon, WrisTimer® is an ideal dynamic support for occupational use. Used by leading companies for prevention and rehabilitation of carpal tunnel syndrome and other repetitive stress injuries, research studies show preventing damaging flexion while allowing healthy range of motion during activity is desirable. Now with the therapeutic benefits of magnets, use for repetitive stress injuries, post-op rehab, carpal tunnel syndrome and prevention of potential damaging flexion during activity.WrisTimer PM® with Magnets is the perfect companion support to use at night.

For correct size, measure over bony prominence at wrist.

WrisTimer PM™ with Magnets wrist support provides therapeutic treatment at night. Dorsal application allows a comfortable fit and prevents flexion of the wrist. Aluminum stay holds the wrist in a neutral position to reduce inflammation and provides support following surgery. WrisTimer PM™ with Magnets maintains a neutral wrist positioning during sleep plus adds the benefit of magnet therapy. Research studies show maintaining a neutral position during sleep provides optimum relief and treatment of RSI symptoms. Use for repetitive stress injuries, post-op rehab, carpal tunnel syndrome and improving patient compliance at night. WrisTimer® with Magnets is the perfect companion for wear during the day.

Daytime and Nighttime WrisTimer are available in the following wrist sizes at MedEx01.com:
WrisTimer Day (Small, Medium, Large)
WrisTimer Night (One Size Fits All)