Articles of November,2022

The 7 Best Tools For Occupational Therapy

Posted on Nov 29, 2022 by Shweta Chaubey

Occupational Therapy is a great way to regain strength and independence. Considered to be very effective in achieving individual goals through therapeutic activities and adaptive equipment, OT works to improve the skills necessary to lead a more independent and productive life. The Rehab Store offers a list of the 7 top-reviewed occupational therapy tools for an effective rehabilitation therapy program.

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What Is Patellar Subluxation?

Posted on Nov 25, 2022 by Staff Writer

Patellar subluxation is the medical term for dislocating the kneecap from the knee joint. There are three bones that meet at the knee joint – the thighbone, the shinbone, and the kneecap in the middle. Whenever we bend and straighten our leg, the kneecap moves up and down vertically between the bottom of the thigh bone and the upper end of the shinbone.

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Sprain Vs Strain: Is There Any Difference?

Posted on Nov 23, 2022 by Shweta Chaubey

These relatively common injuries can result from exertion, sports, or training. Some common symptoms like pain, swelling, and immobility in the injured areas make a sprain, and a strain looks quite similar. However, there are several differences between them.

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Top 10 TLSO Back Braces

Posted on Nov 15, 2022 by Staff Writer

A TLSO (Thoracolumbosacral Orthosis) brace is a device used to support the thoracic, lumbar, and sacral regions in the spine and to restrict the motion of the spine. This brace is used to treat a spinal fracture or after surgery in any of these regions. A spinal fracture is usually caused by osteoporosis and accidents like falls, sports injuries, or car accidents. Certain spinal fractures would not require surgery, but the patient might be advised to wear a TLSO brace for some time. However, if the fracture is intense, it might require surgery. Find Top 10 TLSO Back Braces.

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7 Best Knee Braces for Running

Posted on Nov 15, 2022 by Staff Writer

If you're a runner, you've probably experienced knee pain at some point, whether it has been caused due to overtraining or some other cause. Your knees act as a shock absorber while acting as the key mechanical component that controls your mobility while you run. Approximately 20% of running injuries affect the knees. Looking for early warning signs and strengthening your hinges can go a long way in running strong.

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Top 10 Knee Braces for Patellar Tendonitis

Posted on Nov 10, 2022 by Sailaxmi Chennuru

The knee brace for patellar tendonitis exerts just enough pressure on the patellar tendon to keep the knee in proper alignment to reduce strain. The patella tendonitis strap is usually worn under the kneecap where the patellar tendon attaches to it. You can tighten the adjustable strap until you feel pressure on the tendon, which will help relieve pain.

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Reducing Thoracolumbar Fascia Pain

Posted on Nov 09, 2022 by Staff Writer

One of the most common complaints these days is back pain. For some people, it may be mild, but for others, it is severe enough to cause noticeable discomfort. Long working hours, improper posture, lifting heavy weights, and excessive workouts are some of the reasons for constant back pain. A sedentary lifestyle is another big reason that leads to lower or middle back pain.

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Top 10 Thumb Braces for Arthritis

Posted on Nov 01, 2022 by Staff Writer

Thumb braces for arthritis are effectively used to reduce thumb pain and discomfort. A thumb splint not only alleviates pain but also increases stability and takes stress off the joint. Here are our top 10 thumb brace.

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