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The First Dynamic PCL Brace

  • Posted by Kinetic Konnection
  • On August 16, 2016
First things first: PCL stands for Posterior Cruciate Ligament. It’s found behind the knee and is one of the ligaments that connect your thighbone (femur) to your shinbone (tibia). Its purpose is to stop the shinbone from moving back too far with relation to the thigh, so it’s very important to the function of your leg!
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I Don’t Play Tennis – Why Do I Have Tennis Elbow?

  • Posted by Kinetic Konnection
  • On August 3, 2016
The elbow – a body part most people don’t pay too much attention to until it’s hurt and they feel the pain all the time. You may have heard of painful conditions called tennis elbow or golfer’s elbow, but did you know that they don’t have much to do with the sports they’re named after?
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Soothe Plantar Fasciitis Away With Calf Stretching and Proper Support

  • Posted by Kinetic Konnection
  • On July 27, 2016
Improper support and lengthy periods spent on your feet can lead to a common, painful condition called plantar fasciitis. This condition affects the ability to walk comfortably and causes significant pain in the heel of the foot. Today we’d like to outline some of the ways to help you treat plantar fasciitis, particularly through calf […]
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“Breaking In” Your Orthotics

  • Posted by Kinetic Konnection
  • On July 21, 2016
If you’ve ever suffered from foot, knee, or lower back pain, you’re not alone. Every day, a great number of Canadians visit their doctors and ask what can be done to relieve their chronic discomfort and promote a pain-free future. Their doctors often recommend they visit a chiropodist to assess their pain and receive expert […]
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Your First Steps After an Ankle Injury

  • Posted by Kinetic Konnection
  • On July 15, 2016
Whether you’re an athlete at the top of your game, an avid runner, or the weekend warrior, chances are you’ve had or know someone who has had an ankle injury. If you’re an active person, a simple sprain could get in the way of your daily life. After an ankle injury, there’s no time to […]
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Enter the Kinetic Konnection Summer OOFOS Contest!

  • Posted by Kinetic Konnection
  • On July 4, 2016
Kinetic Konnection is pleased to announce our Summer OOFOS contest! If you caught our blog on June 29th, you’ll know how great OOFOS sandals are for your body’s recovery after a workout and all the benefits they bring.
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OOFOS Sandals for Recovery

  • Posted by Kinetic Konnection
  • On June 29, 2016
Do you ever stop and think about how much pressure (literally!) we put on our feet every day? We depend on them to support us, but have you thought about what can we do to support them? This is where OOFOS sandals come in.
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The Benefits of Urban Poling

  • Posted by Kinetic Konnection
  • On June 22, 2016
Urban poling, Nordic walking, they’re one and the same, but what exactly is this fitness activity, and how can it benefit you? Urban poling is a full body exercise that became all the rage in North America just over five years ago. The activity itself looks a lot like cross-country skiing… but replace the snow […]
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Avoid Poor Leg Health; Wear Compression Socks to Work!

  • Posted by Kinetic Konnection
  • On June 18, 2016
As kinesiology graduates, we understand the body and how it works. We understand that our tiny veins work so hard to move blood back up to the heart. It makes sense that by increasing the pressure on our veins it helps improve circulation. To us, it seems simple.  This is why we all wear compression […]
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Compression Socks & Team Building With A 10KM Run

  • Posted by Kinetic Konnection
  • On June 18, 2016
The nice thing about running is that you can do it anywhere, anytime, and don’t have to worry about equipment. When it came time for a team-building event, we decided what better way to participate as a team than to run a 10KM race together? It was the perfect event for us as it was […]
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Your Compression Socks Fit You, Not Your Spouse

  • Posted by Kinetic Konnection
  • On June 1, 2016
This may seem obvious to some, but many people don’t realize how important size is when wearing compression socks. We constantly hear about family members interchanging socks, regardless of their differences in size. To make sure your compression socks fit comfortably, you should be measured to ensure you are getting the right amount of compression […]
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#1 Running Compression Sock for You

  • Posted by Kinetic Konnection
  • On May 27, 2016
In today’s markets people have an abundance of choice. A wide selection is a good thing, but can be overwhelming without the proper guidance. The same goes for compression socks. Whether you are wearing compression socks for daily use, recovery, performance or to address a health concern we can help you find the #1 running […]
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Reduce Joint Pain by Stretching

  • Posted by Kinetic Konnection
  • On April 7, 2016
Whether you experience joint pain or not, stretching is an integral part of living a healthy, active lifestyle. However, it can be especially helpful when suffering from arthritis or joint pain.
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Manage your Pain to Continue an Active Lifestyle

  • Posted by Kinetic Konnection
  • On April 6, 2016
While Kinetic Konnection offers many support systems that can help recover from surgery or other injuries, we also specialize in helping our customers manage pain to continue an active lifestyle.
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