Category Archives: Injury

Injury to the muscles, ligaments, joints and tendons of the body which may include strains, sprains and tears.

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 […]

How Do You Treat Tennis Elbow?

How Do You Treat Tennis Elbow? “Tennis elbow” is the common name for lateral epicondylitis and occurs when you have tendonitis –  swelling and pain of the tendon in your elbow. As the name implies, it affects tennis players frequently but can also affect anyone who plays sports or other activities that require tight gripping such as […]

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.

Major Differences Between Strains and Sprains

Knowing the difference between strains and sprains and the use of supports can accelerate your healing. Strains are injuries to the muscles and tendons, Sprains are injuries involving the stretching or tearing of a ligament

Tennis Player and Body Helix Customer Review

You know the drill, though, even if you are injured – you push on and you keep playing. You play through your elbow or knee pain to finish your match and make it to the next round. You likely follow the traditional RICE method (Rest, Ice, Compression, Elevation) that has been recommended by physicians for […]

From 17-time Grand Slam Winner, Mark Woodforde

Body Helix Thigh Compression

17-time Grand Slam winner, Mark Woodforde. Nationally ranked tennis players mentioned Body Helix Compression to Mark after he sustained a thigh injury. Having worn it he took it upon himself to send us a raving review of the full thigh compression sleeve.

Patella Tendonitis

Patellar tendonitis refers to the body’s normal inflammatory response when excessive stretch or repetitive use, or both, damage tissues.  Patella tendonitis is also known as “Jumper’s Knee” since it is seen most commonly in sports involving jumping.