Compress for Success and Combat CrossFit Injuries
Compress for Success and Combat CrossFit Injuries, the Healit™ Way:
Over the past five years CrossFit has taken the world by storm. This fitness phenomenon has gripped men and women alike and brought people together from many different sporting disciplines to create one of the world’s largest fitness communities. While the benefits of CrossFit are many and undeniable, there is also an understanding of the more common injuries associated with this challenging physical workout. Here at Healit™, we wanted to highlight the most common of these injuries and help you; prepare for an incredible session, prevent and protect against injury and help you to perform to your fullest!
This is the Healit™ guide to CrossFit compression.
Don’t just be in the game…Win the game!
So often associated with the key crunching, office dweller, wrist sprains have worked their way into the realm of CrossFit thanks to the endless hours of barbell and kettle bell lifting. A wrist sprain is a strain or tear to the ligaments in the wrist, more often than not appearing when the tendons of the thumb, that cross the wrist, get inflamed. It’s a good thing that Healit™ has a compression wraps for that: Treating Wrist Sprains
Don’t be fooled – this isn’t just an injury served up at the local tennis club. If it is a repetitive exercise, it can be responsible for generating lateral elbow pain and CrossFit is a prime example of this.
Tennis elbow is a condition in which the outer part of the elbow becomes sore and tender at the lateral epicondyle. The forearm muscles and tendons become damaged from repetitive overuse. This leads to pain and tenderness on the outside of the elbow. But have no fear… Healit™ compression wrap is here: Treating Tennis Elbow
The mother of all pain in the butts (or ankles in this case)! Nothing can be more debilitating than this CrossFitters injury.
Achilles Tendinitis refers to inflammation of the achilles tendon that manifests itself as pain at the back of the lower leg. But with the right compression support, there is no reason to stop those box jumps! Train in comfort, with confidence and prevent it from every happening: Prevent Achilles Tendinitis
Rotator Cuff Tendinitis:
I defy any CrossFit regular to tell me that they haven’t experienced some pain in their shoulder thanks to repetitive heavy lifting! A rotator cuff strain is a tear to any of the four rotator cuff muscles in the shoulder and as with all common CrossFit injuries, prevention is better than cure if you want to avoid injury
breaks. Stay in the game: Support Your Shoulders
So what are you waiting for? Prepare, prevent, protect and perform so you can CrossFit the Healit™ way!
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