Preparing for Winter Joint Stiffness

With this week marking the beginning of December, we all know that winter is coming very soon. With Winter, comes cold weather. When it gets cold outside, our joints tend to stiffen and can cause some pain and discomfort. It … Continue reading

Choose CanDo® for the Holidays

It’s almost December and that means the holidays are right around the corner! Do you have a special someone who’s a therapist, or a patient going through rehabilitation? Below are some of our newer CanDo® products that can make the … Continue reading

Exercise with CanDo® Exercise Band Loops

Thanksgiving is over and now it is time to get back into shape. There are many ways to work off your newly acquired Thanksgiving calories. One great piece of exercise equipment that is useful for most fitness activities is a set … Continue reading

Burning off Thanksgiving Calories

Thanksgiving is this Thursday! This holiday can bring a lot of food and calories, but those extra calories can be burned off. By simply exercising on Friday (or Thursday night), you can enjoy your Thanksgiving feast and not have to … Continue reading

Thermoplastic Splinting Accessories

There are many splinting accessories that help with the creation of a thermoplastic splint. With the right splinting accessories, molding and conforming the splinting material around the patients injured area can become a lot easier. Splinting accessories include items that can … Continue reading

An Intro to Splinting Material

If you have ever sprained one of your limbs or broken a bone, then you know what a splint or a cast is. A splint is a piece of molded thermoplastic splinting material that used to keep an injured body part … Continue reading

Product Spotlight: Togu® Balance Boards

Balance is key to performing most everyday tasks. Without good balance the simplest of tasks, such as walking across a room, can be daunting. As discussed in our previous blog, balance training with a balance board is one way you can … Continue reading

Benefits of using Balance Boards

Life is all about balance. Having good balance allows us to have coordination and awareness. To complete even the most basic everyday tasks, balance is key. By adding balance boards to your daily routine, you can improve posture, reduce risk of injury, enhance coordination, … Continue reading

Wrist and Forearm Strength Exercises

Without proper grip strength, it is hard to do most daily activities. Grip strength essential for many daily activities from turning a door knob to carrying grocery bags home. As such, it is good practice to exercise and maintain your grip … Continue reading

The Importance of Forearm Strength

If you think that forearm strength is only good for opening pickle jars, it is time to get a grip! Forearm strength is more important than you may think. It not only promotes grip strength, it helps prevent injuries. Like … Continue reading