• Best Knee Brace for Soccer Players

    Best Knee Brace for Soccer Players

    When you consider how much wear and tear is placed on the knee during the fast-paced, highly physical game of soccer, knee problems should come as no surprise. One of the most common locations of knee pain in soccer players is the front of the knee, often referred to as the patella or "kneecap".  "This is called patellofemoral pain," explains Steven Hale, MD, orthopaedic...
  • Premera Blue Cross and itBandz = A Winning Team

    Premera Blue Cross and itBandz = A Winning Team

    itBandz Knee Braces are now included as part of the Premera Blue Cross Member Discount Program. We are excited to be working with this leader in the healthcare market space. Premera members will now have access to special offers on itBandz Knee Braces as we partner to promote health and wellness. Premera Blue Cross is the largest health plan in the Pacific Northwest, they...
  • IT Band Syndrome and Runners Knee?

    IT Band Syndrome and Runners Knee?

    You hear it all the time, "My IT Band is really tight. I have IT Band Syndrome." But what does that actually mean? Having a "syndrome" sounds somewhat ominous. How does it happen? Why does it make your knee hurt? And most importantly, what can you do to prevent or recover from it? First of all, is the Iliotibial band (IT Band) a tendon...
  • Stop Knee Pain to Lose Weight and Get Fit

    Stop Knee Pain to Lose Weight and Get Fit

    Wait a minute! How can itBandz Knee Braces possibly help someone lose weight??? itBandz aren't a diet, or an exercise program, or the latest in weight loss fads so how can this be true? Instead of us telling you how this could be true, we'd like to share an email we received last month from a customer.  "I have arthritis in both knees and a...
  • Simple Workouts to Combat Sedentary Lifestyle

    Simple Workouts to Combat Sedentary Lifestyle

    Winter is setting in and our bodies are producing increased amounts of melatonin--a naturally occurring brain substance that is making us feel tired and our bodies sluggish. We listed some harmful and damaging effects of living a sedentary lifestyle in one of our previous articles to get you ready for the change that you are going to bring in your lifestyle. Instead of asking...
  • Thinking About A Knee Replacement?

    Thinking About A Knee Replacement?

    Knee replacement surgery has become one of the most common surgeries today with over 600,000 of these surgeries performed a year. Regardless of how mainstream this surgery has become, it is still daunting to consider. Beyond the actual surgery itself, there are many factors that need to be taken into account: the cost and downtime related to the surgery itself, the recovery program, and...
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