High Top Ankle Helix

High Top Ankle Helix Movement is complex, to say the least. Sensory input and output must happen in order to create movement in our bodies. Our brains have the incredible capacity to manage this complex information and coordinate our movement. Any factors that adversely affect this sensory input and output can interfere with accurate mechanics, […]

WHY COMPRESSION WORKS

WHY COMPRESSION WORKS Compression as a method of injury management has been around since the days of RICE (Rest Ice Compress Elevate).  Compression has been proven time and time again to help reduce swelling and inflammation, as well as increase blood flow to the injured tissues, tendons, and/or muscles.   Below, we’ve listed some of the most […]

Interview with Athlete on Compression for Sports Injuries

Interview with Athlete on Compression for Sports Injuries Tennis player Lawrence Fuller recently sat down with Tom Parker, MD to discuss his experience with Body Helix compression wraps.  While our products help those recover from a wide range of sports injuries, Lawrence uses Body Helix compression wraps to recover from wrist and thigh injuries. The […]

Golf Series: Part Two – Back, Hip and Knee Injuries

Golf Series: Part Two – Back, Hip and Knee Injuries According to statisticbrain.com, there are 29,000,000 golfers in the United States.  Over nine percent of the U.S. population plays golf. With numbers this high, it is of little surprise that we often get asked about compression gear for golfers and their injuries.  We recently published […]

Golf Series: Part One – Elbow, Wrist, and Shoulder Injuries

Golf Series: Part One – Elbow, Wrist, and Shoulder Injuries Golf is an “explosive sport”, a term used to describe the rapid development of force or power.  The golf stroke includes the rapid acceleration of the club head toward the ball, a complex process that includes use of the lower extremities, hips, trunk, shoulders, elbow […]

Top Three Most Common Knee Injuries

Top Three Most Common Knee Injuries Our knees take a beating. Whether you are walking, jogging, or just doing every day activities you are putting pressure on your knees. This revealing information is provided by Harvard Health Publications:

The knee sleeve that doesn’t slip

The knee sleeve that doesn’t slip “Testing a new knee brace from Body Helix. Gotta admit, it does a great job. Had some problems with lateral movement in my league match Saturday. No problems with the brace. Nice, solid product. Fits well and doesn’t move during tennis.”

How Compression Treatment Helps Heal and Prevent Tennis Injuries

How Compression Treatment Helps Heal and Prevent Tennis Injuries Some of the most common injuries plaguing the professional tennis circuit also plague amateur tennis players. Compression treatment, recommended as part of the classic RICE (Rest, Ice, COMPRESSION, Elevation) method, is a proven-effective method to help you heal, reduce pain, and prevent future injuries. Are you taking advantage of compression treatment? […]

Is Kiniseo Tape an Effective Method of Injury Management?

Is Kiniseo Tape an Effective Method of Injury Management? Over the past several years, I have noticed many athletes wearing colorful Kiniseo Tape on different parts of their bodies for injury management and often wondered about the effectiveness of this treatment. Based on anatomy, normal physiology and the known physiology of injury repair, I couldn’t […]