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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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Body Helix Announces Renowned Orthopedic Surgeon and Nationally Ranked Tennis Player as Medical Director

Posted on October 12, 2017 by Body Helix

Body Helix is proud to announce that Erin Boynton, MD, has recently joined the Body Helix team as Medical Director. For the last sixteen years, Dr. Boynton has acted as the Medical Director for the Rogers Cup Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) tennis tour. She is an orthopedic surgeon, expert medical witness, consultant to the Toronto Blue Jays, and past-chair of the research committee for the Canadian Orthopedic Foundation. In addition, Dr. Boynton is a nationally ranked tennis player. [...]

Tennis, Elbow

Diagnosing Tennis Elbow

Posted on September 18, 2017 by Body Helix

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What If We All Ask Ourselves “What If…”

Posted on September 18, 2017 by Body Helix

We’ve all thought about taking our tennis game to the next level. If you play competitively at all, you have likely asked yourself a myriad of “what if” questions.  “What if I just played a few more times a week?” “What if I trained just a little harder?” “What if I entered that regional tournament next month?” “What if, what if, what if…” [...]

Thigh

Stop Hamstring Strains/Quadriceps Strains Before They Stop You

Posted on September 02, 2017 by Body Helix

As fitness enthusiasts can attest, injuries can be frustrating and painful. Learning to prevent and manage injuries is important for the serious, as well as the casual, athlete. [...]

Injury Management, Thigh

THIGH COMPRESSION SLEEVE REVIEW

Posted on September 02, 2017 by Body Helix

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Thigh

Orthopedic Surgeon Talks Thigh Injuries and Compression for Tennis Players

Posted on July 20, 2017 by Body Helix

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Dr. Erin Boynton Goes Live to Answer Your Questions

Posted on July 16, 2017 by Body Helix

Click here to view the video with Dr. Erin Boynton, Orthopedic Surgeon, and Fred Robinson of Body Helix.  Video Transcription is below. [...]

Hip

Hip Strengthening Exercises

Posted on July 03, 2017 by Body Helix

Check out some of these strengthening tips from LiveStrong.com if you have hip pain or a hip injury. Hip injuries can drastically decrease quality of life, but pinpointing the cause can be difficult. They're usually due to weakness in the hip flexors or stiffness. Sometimes, they manifest outside of the hip region, causing pain in the inner thigh or lower back. Stretching can help to alleviate pain temporarily, increase flexibility, build strength and prevent future injuries from occurring. As always, consult your doctor before embarking on any kind of treatment program. [...]

Injury Management, Injury Prevention, Tennis

A Physician's Personal Review of the Adjustable Knee Helix

Posted on April 20, 2017 by Body Helix

Dr. Karl Fields, UNC professor and Director of the Sports Medicine Fellowship at Cone Health Systems, discusses his own experiences with the adjustable knee helix compression wrap. In this short video, Dr. Fields also talks about his patients' experiences and their love of the compression sleeve. (Full transcript below).  [...]

Injury Management, Injury Prevention, Tennis

WTA Hamstring and Thigh Injury Pandemic

Posted on April 20, 2017 by Body Helix

Injuries are on the rise in the Women's Tennis Association (WTA) and outdated methods of treatment are no longer sufficient for today's professional tennis players.  Particularly, we have noticed that hamstring and thigh injuries are prevelant in professional tennis players, yet we rarely see them wearing hamstring compression wraps or thigh compression sleeves. Watch this short video to learn more:  [...]