Injury Guides

5 January 2024
Best Braces for Knee Pain 2024

Your knees are under constant strain to control your mobility and anchor your weight. That's why it's imperative to protect your knees with one of our Best Braces for Knee Pain.

1 Comment25 January 2019
Knee Injuries Infographic - Everything You Need to Know

An injury to a joint is an athlete's worst nightmare – at best, your training regime is affected and at worst, you could be out indefinitely, unable to reach your previous levels. Needless to say, if you do suffer a knee injury, it is of paramount importance to ensure that you are doing all that you can to aid recovery. See our fantastic infographic to find out the dos and donts of knee injuries.

7 June 2018
Top 5 weirdest injuries in sports history

Part of the appeal of sports is that it can be exciting and unpredictable. However, it does come with its unique set of risks. Everyone knows the more active you are, the more likely injury will become. Here at Think Sport, we've compiled a list of some of the most unconventional injuries incurred by sportspeople, and how you can avoid making the same mistake.

13 June 2017  |  Eugene
Ice vs Heat Therapy: Which is right for me?

We all know that if you're hurt or injured, applying heat or ice to the area is supposed to help. This sounds simple at first, but the reality is that there's a huge amount of confusion surrounding the issue. When do you heat an area, and when do you cool it down? Here's a handy guide.

25 May 2017
Easy foam roller exercises you can do at home

If you've never heard of foam rollers or if you just have no idea why you would want use one, your life is about to be turned upside down. Check out our short guide to some of the most popular foam rolling exercises you can do at home, all by yourself.

27 September 2016  |  Eugene
RockTape: Move better, move more

At one point or another, everyone has experienced some sort of pain, stiffness or inflammation as a result of a sports and exercise injury, or just from everyday wear and tear of the body. Likewise, everyone knows that feeling of instant relief you can feel from simply rubbing or placing pressure on the affected area.

21 June 2016
iWALK this way

Sports can be tough, and one thing that can quickly sideline you is injury. Injuries to the lower leg in particular can keep you off the pitch, the road or the track for a long time and really restrict your mobility. Many athletes or sportspeople will be all too familiar with crutches, and will probably not have the greatest memories of them.

1 February 2016
Running injury treatment

Running is great for your health. It can help you burn calories, lose weight, become fitter and reduce the chances of you contracting a range of conditions. With all the benefits, though, there are inevitably side-effects, chiefly injury. Running injuries can range from aches, pains and soreness to more serious conditions affecting primarily the lower body.

1 February 2016
Common rugby injuries

If you play sports, you inevitably have to deal with the side-effect of injury. Rugby, more than most sports, makes you particularly vulnerable to injury thanks to the many hard tackles, scrums and sudden changes of direction. Your knees, ankles, shoulders and more are all at risk, but these common rugby injuries can be dealt with, or prevented, by some of the products listed below

13 November 2015
How to Use an Inversion Table

Inversion therapy, and inversion tables in particular, have been around some time know as a potential cure for a range of conditions, many relating to chronic back pain. Long-lasting back pain can affect people both in their work life and in any sporting endeavours they may undertake, so finding a solution to this would obviously be an attractive prospect. Despite this, many people are still unaware of the range of benefits that inversion tables can cause, and even if they are curious, they are still not sure how to use an inversion table.

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