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  • Evidence supports the clinical use of kinesiology tape to reduce pain

    March 23, 2015

    If you’re new here, you may want to subscribe to our email updates for new blog posts. Thanks for visiting!It seems like an age-old question by now: “Does kinesiology tape actually work?” While some believe there’s no evidence, or a placebo effect at best, a recent study published in the British Journal of Sports Medicine […]

  • TheraBand research presented at APTA conference

    February 26, 2015

    Several research projects were presented at the February 2015 Combined Sections Meeting of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) in Indianapolis. Each year, the Combined Sections Meeting showcases research from the various sections of the APTA. Performance Health supports many independent research projects around the world with TheraBand and Biofreeze products to support evidence-based practice. […]

  • Performance Health Announces 2015 Scientific Advisory Committee Appointments

    January 13, 2015

    The eighteen individuals appointed to Performance Health Academy’s 2015 Scientific Advisory Committee (SAC) represent five countries and expertise in physical therapy, chiropractic, exercise science, athletic training, and massage therapy, and exemplify diversity in disciplines and cultures. The SAC meets once a year at its annual TRAC meeting to present research and findings on TheraBand, Biofreeze […]

  • Theraband exercises help reduce the need for shoulder surgery over long-term

    September 23, 2014

    In 2012, Swedish researchers published a study in the British Medical Journal, showing a specific exercise program was effective at reducing surgery rates in patients with subacromial impingement syndrome. Their protocol used Theraband elastic tubing and dumbbells, emphasizing eccentric exercise. In their original study, significantly more patients in the specific exercise group reported successful outcomes […]

  • Carpal tunnel syndrome pain relieved with Biofreeze

    September 17, 2014

    Carpal tunnel syndrome is a painful condition of the wrist and hand associated with repetitive movement and overuse. It affects as many as 3% of the population, and results from inflammation of the tendons and nerves in the wrist. While prevention through education and ergonomic changes are ideal, many who suffer from carpal tunnel syndrome […]

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