Entries by stuart

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Fabrifoam PSC anti-pronation strap

We often tape the midfoot for severe ankle malalignment problems or acute tibialis posterior tendonitis to relieve the stress of overpronation.  The main problem with this is that it isn’t easy to apply and can break down skin over the course of time.  The Fabrifoam PSC strap may be a good alternative as it is […]

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Sure-Grip Bath Handles

These handles grip smooth surfaces to allow for greater stability for those with strength/balance issues when transferring from various positions. These seem lightweight enough to travel with for those hotels which might not be safety equipped. Sure Grip product search

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Save your back- EZ Reacher

If you find yourself constantly reaching into high or low places, or if you have bad knees, the EZ reacher might just be the thing to prevent low back strain. I originally found this on Cool Tools, which gave it a favorable review for durability and ease of use. It might be the perfect thing […]

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A monitor stand for Mac fans

One of the first recommendations I give to patients with neck/back pain is to raise their monitor to eye level and not to use a laptop as their primary computer. The most resistance I get is from, of course, Mac users because they don’t want to ruin the aesthetic of their setup. I just purchased […]

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Reebok Speed Pac

If you are looking for a great space saver for your home gym, you might consider these adjustable ‘click’ weights instead of purchasing a full set of dumbbells. Pictured is a pair of 12.5lb dumbbells which adjusts in 2.5lb increments. If you desire heavier weights the same thing is available as one Reebok Speed Pac […]

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Theracane Self Massager

Patients with chronic muscle/soft tissue tightness often need a method to keep their tissues supple on their own, and one of the better tools available for self mobilization is the Theracane. It is especially good for reaching those hard to reach muscles between the shoulder blades and neck. As it may not be appropriate for […]

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I.C.E.DOWN Icepacks

Ice is the best way to decrease inflammation in an injury and although people can use frozen peas for a quick fix, for chronic injuries we recommend a good icepack. We like I.C.E.Down products because they are well constructed, can be wrapped around a limb with velcro, and stay cold for a good amount of […]