Category Archives: Injury Prevention

Injury prevention can include the use of compression supports for the legs, arms and back.

Elastic Bandages: A Thing of the Past

Compression Sleeve Benefits Many of us are familiar with the RICE (Rest Ice Compression Elevation) method of treating an acute injury, such as an ankle sprain. The compression component of this method is intended to help reduce swelling and inflammation, as well as increase blood flow to the injured tissues, tendons, and/or muscles. For years, […]

Which is Better for Me: a Knee Brace or a Knee Compression Sleeve?

We receive many questions which knee support or knee compression sleeves are the right choice from the various types of knee braces and knee supports that are available on the market today. There are several types of knee braces that provide a myriad of stability, support, and pain relief for individuals. We recommend that you […]

Body Helix customer interview on compression for sports injuries

In this video interview tennis player Lawrence Fuller talks with Tom Parker, MD to discuss his experience with Body Helix compression wraps. He uses Body Helix compression wraps to recover from wrist and thigh injuries as they provide support and warmth prior, during and after, reduce pain and prevent future injuries.

How Compression Treatment Helps Heal and Prevent Tennis Injuries

Compression treatment is proven effective for tennis injuries such as plantar fascia injuries, tendon injuries and pulled/torn muscles. Sports supports for tennis elbow and other strains and sprain injuries.