Collateral ligament protection

Provoke™ ligament knee brace

Provoke™ – The first ligament knee brace to reproduce the natural movement of the knee. Osskin. Built around human factors and ergonomics Provoke is designed and engineered around each leg and patient’s needs, with the … READ MORE

Why is exercise important?

It’s important to keep your joints moving and your muscles strong – if you don’t use it, you may lose it. If arthritis is causing pain, you may not want to move. But this can increase stiffness and in the long term your … READ MORE

How much exercise should I do and how often?

Little and often is generally a good approach to exercise. We should all aim to do 30 minutes of exercise that makes us a bit short of breath five times a week. It’s also recommended that we spend 30 minutes a day on our feet – … READ MORE

General fitness exercises

Fitness exercises are very important to keep your heart healthy. It can be as simple as walking a bit further or faster than normal. 2282-Keep-moving-inc-brochure-poster Swimming is an excellent all-round exercise for people with … READ MORE

What sort of exercise is important?

You don’t need to join a gym or buy special equipment to exercise. The simplest exercises are often the best. You should try to do three main types of exercise: Stretching exercises help ease aches and pains and get the best … READ MORE

Keep moving booklet

This booklet is for people with arthritis who want to know more about how they can exercise safely. We’ll explain why exercise is helpful and important, and what types of exercise you can do. The handy poster shows you some examples … READ MORE

Stretching exercises

Stretching exercises (also known as ‘range of movement’ exercises) are designed to make sure your joints are stretched as far as they safely and comfortably can be. They’re often very simple and most of us already do some … READ MORE

Strengthening exercises

Strengthening exercises help you to strengthen your muscles so they can support your joints. To strengthen muscles we usually need to move them against some resistance. 2282-Keep-moving-inc-brochure-poster Why are strengthening … READ MORE

Osteoarthritis exercises

Many people with osteoarthritis are afraid to exercise because they believe – mistakenly – that it will cause further damage to their joints. However, joints are designed to move and inactivity is harmful to the tissues in and … READ MORE

Elbow pain exercises

Elbow pain is a very common problem but it’s not usually a sign of arthritis or any other underlying medical condition. 2044-Elbow-Pain-14-1-complete1 Visit Arthritis Research … READ MORE

Shoulder pain exercises

Stretching and strengthening exercises. Taking painkillers before you exercise can help you stay active without causing extra pain. 2039-Shoulder-Pain_Excercise-book Visit Arthritis Research … READ MORE

Neck pain exercises

Start exercising gently and increase gradually. You should not try to push hard to get rid of pain. A little discomfort is common when starting a new activity or exercise, especially if you have not been active for some time, as your … READ MORE

Back pain exercises

Start exercising gently and increas gradually. You should not try to push hard to get rid of pain. A little discomfort is common when starting a new activity or exercise, especially if you have not been active for some time, as your … READ MORE

Osgood-Schlatter disease (knee pain)

OrthoInfo, Last Reviewed August 2020 Osgood-Schlatter disease is a common cause of knee pain in growing adolescents. It is an inflammation of the area just below the knee where the tendon from the kneecap (patellar tendon) attaches to … READ MORE

Custom Adjustable OA Defiance Knee Brace

Bradley Nash on the court during a volleyball game. Submitted photo by Bahram Mark Sobhani for the WAC – All Rights Reserved DonJoy’s® premier Custom OA product. It is designed for the active OA patient, is extremely … READ MORE

Knee conditioning program

This knee conditioning program should be continued for 4 to 6 weeks, unless otherwise specified by your doctor or physical therapist. After your recovery, these exercises can be continued as a maintenance program for lifelong … READ MORE

Hip conditioning and exercise

This is a general conditioning program that provides a wide range of exercises. To ensure that the program is safe and effective for you, it should be performed under your doctor’s supervision. Talk to your doctor or physical … READ MORE
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