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Body Helix is a global, online provider of medical compression wraps/sleeves that deliver the best in comfort, function, and hygiene. Founded in 2008 by Fred Robinson, USTA Senior Men’s National Tennis Champion, Body Helix’s unique compression wrap fabric and engineering reinvented the way people move with less pain. Body Helix has sold hundreds of thousands of wraps to individuals and health care professionals who recognize the benefit of comfortable compression.
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Tennis, Fred Robinson

A PARTNERSHIP IS BORN

Posted on September 03, 2019 by Body Helix

Body Helix and its founder, Fred Robinson, are excited to announce a new partnership with the Time Value of Tennis YouTube Channel.  The YouTube channel, founded in 2017 by tennis professionals, Aritz  Eceiza and Sergey Belov, provides simple and top level instruction to the every day tennis player. In less than two years, the channel has over 3.5 million views and close to 23,000 subscribers  all around the globe. [...]

Injury Management, Product Recommendations

4 Reasons You Need a Helix in Your Life

Posted on July 22, 2019 by Body Helix

1. COMPRESSION WORKS Research shows a drastic decrease in pain sensation when compression is applied to injuries. Additionally, compression is a key component of the RICE method, which has been an effective method for treating injuries for over forty years. [...]

Injury Management, Tennis

2019 French Open Injury Report

Posted on June 04, 2019 by Body Helix

We are more than half-way through the 2019 French Open and injuries among the pros are as prevalent as ever.  Last  year, we updated you with an injury report of the 2018 French Open.   As you can see, year after year, injuries are no stranger to the pros.  [...]

Youth

Parents Corner: Interview with Christine Williams

Posted on June 04, 2019 by Body Helix

Christine Williams is a  busy mom of two children. She was a professional dancer, teacher, studio owner and choreographer.  She has also owned a businesses in the children’s fashion industry and is now focusing on helping her oldest daughter with her college future and supporting her youngest daughter and Body Helix Junior Brand Ambassador, Hallie, through her gymnastics career. [...]

Arthritis/Oestoarthritis

Managing Symptoms of Arthritis Through Activity

Posted on May 10, 2019 by Body Helix

Exercise can have a substantial impact on your overall health as well as symptoms related to arthritis, and it plays a key role in successfully managing the condition. With an engaging but manageable workout routine, you should see a variety of benefits including reduced fatigue, lower levels of joint pain, and improved flexibility and strength. [...]

Tennis

Body Helix Tennis: Brought to you by a Champion

Posted on April 14, 2019 by Body Helix

At Body Helix, our mission is more than just providing our customers with compression sleeves that help them move with less pain.  We are also committed to providing you with valuable information to keep you at the top of your game, in the best of health and mentally able to overcome any obstacle that's thrown your way.  [...]

Tennis, Shoulder

Lisa Dodson Reviews Shoulder Helix Compression Sleeve

Posted on June 05, 2018 by Body Helix

In the short video above, Lisa Dodson, developer and owner of ServeMaster, reviews the Body Helix Shoulder compression sleeve.   Dodson, who is no stranger to shoulder injuries, is a USPTA Elite Professional and a former WTA world-ranked player.  She also is a national speaker, serve specialist and has accumulated over 40 years of experience in the tennis industry.  Lisa is currently the Director of Tennis at Shenorock Shore Club in Rye, NY.  [...]

Injury Management, Tennis

2018 French Open Injury Report

Posted on May 30, 2018 by Body Helix

The French Open is underway and player injuries are top news on Twitter. Check out the latest injuries wrecking havoc on the pros and some of our recommendations on what you can do if you are suffering from a similar injury.  [...]

Nutrition, Exercise/Training

Crossfit Coach/Nutrition Expert Breaks Down What You Need to Eat for Optimal Performance

Posted on May 27, 2018 by Body Helix

Recently, we had the pleasure of sitting down with one of Charlotte’s premier Crossfit coaches and nutrition experts, Jessica Pinkerton. Pinkerton has a bachelor’s degree in exercise science and biology and a master’s degree in health promotion and health education. She is Precision Nutrition Certified and works one-on-one with athletes and nutrition clients. She is co-owner and coach at one of Charlotte’s largest Crossfit gyms, Crossfit Vitality. Pinkerton discusses the benefits of a whole foods diet for athletes of all types. She discusses, in detail, how food choices not only affect how our bodies look, but more importantly, how our bodies feel and perform. [...]

Arthritis/Oestoarthritis

Sports Medicine Physician Recommends Body Helix Compression to Patients

Posted on December 04, 2017 by Body Helix

Sports Medicine Physician, Todd McGrath, MD, from Philadelphia, PA, had this awesome information to share regarding one of his patients.  If you are someone you know is suffering from arthritis, consider a Body Helix sleeve... it might be just the thing that helps you! [...]