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Dear MendMeShop,

Thank you for spending time answering my questions and concerns on the Knee Inferno Wrap and wrist products and how to use them. I appreciate that, and I am impressed with your company's personal availability to personally talk with customers. In a fast pace, seemingly no care, 'all out for my benefit' mentality in our society it is refreshing to know I can go on-line and there are people doing business who do care for their product and the people buying them.
I went on-line to find help in treating my very painful meniscus and other issues Arthroscopic surgery on my right knee, that were more severe that my left knee issues had been, so I could find help in speeding up my recovery and get back on my feet again. Having had the same surgery on my left knee only 6 months prior, I was not able to recover as fast as my left knee had not yet fully recovered enough to take the full load of both knees. The Dr. said nothing about recovery only that I could not even put toe weight on my right knee for 4 weeks. So, with my left knee still in recovery this made life extremely difficult. So much so, I had to go to a wheel chair so I would not ruin either of my knees or my back which is suffering from degenerative discs. My knee issues stem from aging and over-use over the years. They are just wearing out.
I am an active person and was not going to consign myself to a wheel chair for the rest of my life. I had no access to physical therapy treatments in my personal situation. So, I took the bull by the horns and got busy finding out what I could do to help myself recover faster and get back in action physically. And I found your company.
I started my personal quest on Internet, which is all I was able to do physically at the time, and found your company, MendMeShop.com. I read all your info and was impressed with what I read and felt comfortable that you were genuine and were out to help me fully recover. The fully guaranteed refund was a plus to me so that I would not spend a lot lf money for something that I would be stuck with and as well did me no good.
You also had a personal way to contact your company to discuss any concerns I might have in using it. You also had expedited mailing so that I could have your product in a few days so I could get started in my recovery. I was willing to pay the extra mailing cost to get the product faster. You really came through on your end and I had my Inferno Knee Wrap in just a few days. That really firmed up to me that you back up your claims about your product and that you truly cared about me and so I could get onto faster recovery sooner.
After receiving the Inferno Knee Wrap, I was having personal issues in how often to use the Knee Wrap and so I called you to help me with this. I felt that the knee wrap was helping me, but I was finding that I could not use it to the fullest degree the instructions mentioned. You helped me and told me to call you back. From your recommendations, I started experimenting on my own to see what would work for me and I found a workable solution for me personally. Each person is unique and what works for one person may not work for another. So, I recommend not giving up and returning this product until you find what works for you.
Because my knee issues are so severe, it will take longer than I want it to, but I am plugging away and using the Inferno Knee Wrap along with stationery bike exercise and I am seeing progress each day.
Thank you for being there when I needed help in recovery of Arthroscopic Knee Surgery. I appreciate you and your company.

Rating: Five Star Rating

Betsy Fritcha

 

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Dear MendMeShop,

I wanted to write and extend my thanks for having such a great product! I have been suffering from Plantar Fasciitis for over two years. My Podiatrist had given me all the Steroid shots he was willing to do and said that surgery was the only option left. After just 7 days of treatment with your products, the swelling is almost all gone. The intense pain has subsided substantially. I can already go most of a whole day without even thinking about (or feeling) the intense pain. I'm keeping up the therapy and have a lot of confidence that in a month or two, I can resume my life as usual again! Thanks again!! A very satisfied customer, Dave Stanfield Texas USA

Rating: Five Star Rating

DAVE STANFIELD

 

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Dear MendMeShop,

I have to say I was very skeptical and only bought this product because of the 60 day return policy, and I waited a long time to send this email. I want to say THANK YOU for this product. I am not completely pain free but would say I am 90 percent better and some days (still rare I admit) I don't think about my feet! I work on my feet all day in the medical field and I was really discouraged about my pain. Even on bad days now, a 20 minute session really helps, and the bad days are far fewer. It seems like a lot of money, but for me it has been worth every penny. Thanks again for this product, and I plan to keep using it and hope to become pain free!

Rating: Five Star Rating

Grace Daines

 

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Dear MendMeShop,

I have purchased several pieces from your shop (Tortoise Shellz Full Body Therapy Pad along with two Wrist Inferno Wraps) and we are very happy with all of them. In fact, I don't know what we would do without them, as all the injuries are improving gradually. Thank you for these wonderful products, and thank you, too, for the personal attention to your customers. A rarity, in today's world!

Rating: Five Star Rating

laura anderson

 


More Muscle Injury Facts:

One common cause of muscle aches and pain is fibromyalgia, a condition that includes tenderness in your muscles and surrounding soft tissue, sleep difficulties, fatigue, and headaches


Muscle pain may also be caused by certain drugs, including: ACE inhibitors for lowering blood pressure and statins for lowering cholesterol


Incomplete healing and re-injury can lead to a build up of scar tissue in the muscle causing further injury. BFST is a very effective treatment to aid in scar tissue breakdown of muscle tissue.


To heal as fast as possible:

  • Rest
  • Use a cold compression wrap to reduce pain, swelling.
  • Use BFST treatments to accelerate the body's natural healing.
  • Avoid pain killers
  • Once swelling is reduced and healing has begun, start stretching the injured joint after warming up with a BFST wrap.(stretching=good, straining=bad)


Typical characteristics of a muscle injury are bruising, weakness, muscle tightness and the inability to stretch the area

 

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Dear MendMeShop,

I began to have acute tendinitis in my ankle just before Thanksgiving of 2012, and I was told that it might last for 6 months. On line, I found a product from the Mend Me Shop that I thought might be helpful for my condition. I did not have any swelling, so I thought that heat would aide in healing the tendonitis. I ordered the Inferno Wrap. From the time I got it...probably after having the condition for two months with no end in sight for the severe tendonitis, I began to use the Inferno Wrap four times a day. By the end of February, my tendonitis subsided, and I was able to walk my daughter down the aisle for her wedding in March. I had been told I could have a cast or a boot to ease the pain; however, I knew that I didn't want to walk down the aisle in a cast or a boot. After the treatments with the Inferno Wrap, I had no problems with pain. I give Mend Me Shop and the Inferno Wrap credit for ending my pain, so that I was able to walk my daughter down the aisle on March 23

Rating: Five Star Rating

Sue Wood

 

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Dear MendMeShop,

I'm a believer in your products. My wife had plantar fasciitis a few years ago. I did some research and came across your website. What impressed me the most and encouraged me to purchase was the response I read from your founder to a naysayer whom had never even tried your wraps. This guy was bashing your products when all others were praising them. Your owner invited him to Canada with airfare included to tour the headquarters! Anyway, I figured it was the real deal and so did he after that! My wife's brother is a chiropractor she literally healed her foot with the use of your inferno wrap and another treatment in a couple of weeks! I personally have Golfers elbow in both arms. I've been using the Inferno wrap for about 5 days so far. I haven't used the Freezie wrap yet as I really haven't much pain and no swelling. I definitely feel that it's working already. I'm confident that within a couple of weeks or more I'll be good as new! Thanks again for being part of such a wonderful company that stands behind its product! Sincerely, Jim Rossi

Rating: Five Star Rating

Jim Rossi

 

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Dear MendMeShop,

I thank the One Above for having your website befall on me. My Inferno Wrap is absolutely perfectly designed, and absolutely perfectly works as advertised. My first-20 minute treatment tells it all: My Inferno Wrap, from the get-go, provided complete relief, and unquestionable will keep doing the same on the other parts of my injured body. My Inferno Wrap: Just Perfect. Period. Also, thank you for your patience, as I unloaded my many questions on you. Regards, and Best of Success, Bruce

Rating: Five Star Rating

Bruce Ratner

 

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Dear MendMeShop,

I wanted to write and extend my thanks for having such a great product! I have been suffering from Plantar Fasciitis for over two years. My Podiatrist had given me all the Steroid shots he was willing to do and said that surgery was the only option left. After just 7 days of treatment with your products, the swelling is almost all gone. The intense pain has subsided substantially. I can already go most of a whole day without even thinking about (or feeling) the intense pain. I'm keeping up the therapy and have a lot of confidence that in a month or two, I can resume my life as usual again! Thanks again!! A very satisfied customer, Dave Stanfield Texas USA

Rating: Five Star Rating

DAVE STANFIELD

 

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Dear MendMeShop,

I have been using the inferno and freezie on my knee (torn meniscus) for several weeks now and have been very happy with the results. Less pain and less inflammation. I have been using the inferno before a work out and up to 3 times a day. I use the freezie after my work out or if I feel my knee is inflamed. I am very pleased that I found your advertisement on my facebook page. I have tell everyone about this product and I can't imagine how my knee will feel in another month. I also use it on my other knee for arthritis. It seems to help. Thanks again and I will continue to endorse your product. Because I believe it works. I showed my physical therapist your product and he was impressed. Yours truly Jacenta Friesen

Rating: Five Star Rating

Jacenta Friesen

 

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Dear MendMeShop,

I purchased the Inferno Knee Wrap and I cannot tell you how much I love this product. I have a misalignment in my back and big toe of my right foot - which caused my left knee to swell. I used the Inferno on my knee and it is now fully healed. Keep these wonderful products coming. You saved me from a possible knee surgery! Thank you Mendmeshop - many times over!

Rating: Five Star Rating

Lyne Sadler

 

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Dear MendMeShop,

MendMe products are the Cadillac of at-home treatment options. They are robustly constructed to provide superior heat or cold contact to the injured area and the fit is incredibly precise and adaptable. My husband and I use them repeatedly as typical ageing athletes with lots of old injuries. I have loaned them to friends on my paddle tennis team and everyone raves. Yes, they cost a bit more but save untold thousands in visits to chiropractors, physical therapists and doctors. We are among the sites biggest fans.

Rating: Five Star Rating

Wendy Beaver

 

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The Final Step Needed to Treat Muscle Injuries


Stretch your muscles to boost healing.

It's now possible to boost your healing by stretching your muscle injury at home. Stretching is the final step needed when healing your muscle injury (sprain, strain, pull, spasm) with conservative treatment methods.

Your body is capable of healing itself - and natural healing will happen even faster by using consistent conservative treatment with a Therapeutic Cold Compression Freezie Wrap®, Blood Flow Stimulation Therapy Inferno Wrap® and Passive Muscle Stretching / Strengthening with a Knee-Flex®.


Knee-Flex® = a Passive Muscle Stretching Device Used in Hundreds of PT Clinics and Hospitals in Canada

This Same Device is Now Available for Use at Home


Knee - Flex Therapy Usage

This seemingly simple device has helped thousands of patients recover from various deep tissue, muscle injuries. Physical therapists use the Knee-Flex® to help their patients make a fast and full recovery.

The Knee-Flex® Passive Muscle Stretching Device helps with:

  • Post-surgery rehabilitation (ie. arthroscopic or open muscle repair surgery).
  • Recovery from a serious muscle sprain, strain, pull or spasm to the hamstring, quadriceps, calf, shin, thigh, hip and groin.
  • Increasing flexibility after suffering from a pulled hamstring muscle.
  • Stretching out scar tissue from a calf muscle (gastrocnemius) strain (or 'tennis leg').
  • Decreasing stiffness from shin splints and lower leg pain.
  • Getting rid of quadricep (thigh) muscle tightness.

Stretch with a Knee-Flex® to prevent re-injury - regular stretching maintains flexibility of the tissue as it ages.

 

Doctors and physical therapists recommend stretching to prevent and recover from deep tissue muscle injuries.

For many people, stretching seems like such a basic thing... They wonder how stretching can really help a muscle injury. You would be surprised by how many people there are that don't understand the importance of stretching a deep tissue muscle injury.

Before returning to full activity after a muscle injury, physical therapists prescribe gentle stretching of the affected muscle group (and any surrounding muscles that will lend much-needed support to your injured area). They don't prescribe this to annoy you - it's the most important part of muscle recovery. You probably know of someone that chose not to do these stretches as it's common - and they paid a high price for it.

By not listening to the therapist (i.e. not stretching), there is a huge chance of re-injuring your muscle. You might even get injured worse than your original muscle sprain, strain, pull or spasm was.


It may seem hard to believe but it's true - Stretching is the secret of healing any muscle injury. Consistent stretching is one of the only solutions to break up scar tissue that forms on your muscle as it heals.

Stretching with ColdCure Technology® and BFST® is even better!


If you want to be proactive about properly addressing your muscle injury speak to your doctor about adding to your treatment with AidMyMuscle's system utilizing the Knee-Flex®, Inferno Wrap® and Freezie Wrap®.

The AidMyMuscle therapeutic at-home healing system gives you:

Our Knee-Flex Passive Muscle Strething Device will increase flexibility of your healing tissue and help to break up scar tissue that forms on your muscle.
  • Products that are approved by the FDA for use in the hospital or at home.
  • A 3-Step Treatment Formula used by physical therapists and doctors - with an Inferno Wrap® used to increase blood flow circulation before stretching, a Knee-Flex® to stretch out your muscle and a Freezie Wrap® to 'cool down' & relieve post-stretching pain / swelling.
  • Inferno Wraps® with deeply penetrating Blood Flow Stimulation Therapy right into your deep muscle tissue where you need treatment most (unlike other methods that just heat your skin - like hot water bottles, hot baths, etc.)
  • Cold compression Freezie Wraps® that relieve pain, inflammation and swelling fast with consistent cold temperatures that WON'T reach temperatures so low that it causes cryoburn (like ice or blue gel packs full of anti-freeze and chemicals).
  • Food-grade, non-toxic gel packs that can be chilled in the fridge or freezer.
  • Medical-grade, soft, plush, neoprene wraps that meet ISO 10993 biocompatibility testing - providing the safest product for cold compression and Blood Flow Stimulation Therapy treatment.
  • Controlled, comfortable, passive movement and stretching with the Knee-Flex® - producing the exact same, safe, stretch every time!


Wondering How to Treat Your Muscle Pain?
We Have Answerts that can Help...

The goal of this webpage is to give people hope that there are medically proven conservative treatments available for muscle pain. There is a lot of conflicting information posted online and we make it a priority to seperate the fact from fiction.

We're available to take your call 7 days a week - Monday to Friday between 8:00am and 9:00pm (EST) plus Saturday & Sunday between 11:00am and 6:00pm (EST).

We can offer many suggestions that could personally help you - right from the comfort of your own home. If you would like to discuss options with one of our trained AidMyMuscle Advisers, we welcome you to call our office toll-free at 1-866-237-9608, or Internationally at +1-705-445-3505.

There is no cost or obligation to this service.

We all want to begin healing as quickly as possible and with the right information, it can happen sooner than you think (it has for thousands of others who took the time to contact us).

You can be assured we will do our best to answer any question or concern you have. Living with muscle pain is never easy and we can help to provide answers about prevention, causes, treatment options, and ways to manage your injury for the short and long term.

All it takes is one call - 1-866-237-9608

 


Stretching = The Best Way to Deal with Scar Tissue


Scar tissue will grow in to protect your injured muscle, but the scar tissue will attach to everything resulting in a hard fusing together of tendon tissue - reducing mobility.

Even when you're injured and in pain you need to keep moving to break up scar tissue that's forming in your muscle. Regular movement can increase healthy range of motion (ROM) of your muscle, resulting in a speedier recovery process and return to regular activities. Moving when you're injured is hard. Since moving while injured can be painful - most people think it's better to stop moving, rest their body and hope that their muscle strain will heal all on its' own. Even though rest is important to recovery too much rest during the recovery process will increase the amount of scar tissue on your muscle.

During the healing process your body will fill in tears in your muscle with dense, brittle tissue called "scar tissue". The human body will use scar tissue as a temporary solution and will try to build the scar tissue as fast as possible to heal a tear. Scar tissue can form fast to bring together the edges of a tear, but working fast doesn't mean that the job's done right. When scar tissue forms it doesn't come together as neatly as regular (healthy) muscle tissue would. Scar tissue fibers will lay down over top of your tear in a cluttered, messy and jumbled up way.

Imagine throwing a bunch of drinking straws in the air... Those straws will land in a random, unorganized way. It seems silly to think that those straws could land perfectly straight and all in the same direction.

This is how scar tissue works. The scar tissue that forms on your muscle will be unorganized and won't line up properly with the healthy tissue surrounding the tear. This scar tissue will also attach to everything in and around your muscle including the surrounding healthy tissue as well. This can result in a long-term fusing together of your muscle that stiffens up your tissue, reducing your mobility and making your injury even more painful!

Scar tissue builds on the muscle as the tears heal. The build up causes pain and inflexibility making your muscle more prone to further injury.

This is why scar tissue is weak and only a temporary solution to heal your pulled / strained muscle. Scar tissue is something that needs to be dealt with fast. If you try to get back into your regular daily activities with a mound of scar tissue on your muscle you'll have a higher risk of re-injury. Scar tissue is just not built to withstand the pressures of regular activity.

If you have an injured muscle with a lot of scar tissue and re-injure that tissue, even more scar tissue will grow to fill in those tears. If you keep falling into the dangerous cycle of re-injuring your muscle without proper treatment you could end up with massive amounts of scar tissue. Your ability to move your affected muscle in a normal way will be impaired as the amount of scar tissue increases.


The only solution to truly repair your pulled muscle for good is to break up scar tissue and avoid re-injury.

 

This can easily be achieved with regular use of the Knee-Flex®. This device provides a sturdy hardwood track with an easy gliding motion giving you the same stretch everytime. Your movement is controlled reducing your risk of re-injury. The result is a consistent stretch that helps to break down your scar tissue and improve flexibility in your muscle.



Use the Knee-Flex® to Bring Your Deep Tissue Muscle Stretching & Rehabilitation
to a Whole New Level!


It's very common for a physical therapist to combine conservative treatments and stretching techniques to help you heal your strained muscle. They'll also probably give you advice to continue specific stretches at home, everyday, to increase your rate of recovery. If no device is available to allow for consistent stretching of your muscle at home the physical therapist will usually prescribe something called "heel slides".

Heel slide movement without a device like the Knee-Flex often results in uncontrolled, inconsistent movement that could lead to further injury of your muscle.

A "heel slide" is a full flex and extension of your lower leg. Heel slides can be performed in a seated or laying down position. To start this movement you first need to slide your heel in toward your body, then you slide it right back out away from your body.

Heel slides (full heel to hip movement) is nothing new... Common stretching practices like Pilates, Yoga and other fitness techniques all encourage heel to hip movement to firm, tone and condition the muscles and soft tissue in your lower leg, thigh and hamstring. This movement is also used to increase alignment of your leg from your heel to your hip and improve your lower body balance. A lot of muscle, tendon and ligament groups are involved in this stretch - like your hip (hip flexors), hamstring muscle, quadriceps muscle, your groin, all of the tendons and ligaments in your knee, your calf muscles, your shins, and your ankles. This is why heel slides are considered to be a foundation stretch for ALL of your leg muscles.

When physical therapists perform heel to hip stretching they'll manually flex and extend your leg for you until you have enough strength to do it on your own.

You'll slowly get the hang of this movement in physical therapy and your therapist will recommend that you continue a set of heel slide stretches several times each day in your own home.

Physical therapists will manually manipulate your leg to perform assisted heel slides while massaging different areas of your leg.

When trying to do this stretch on your own your physical therapist might encourage you to use household tools to assist in your stretch.

They may suggest you use:

  1. a plastic bag,
  2. cookie sheet,
  3. a tension band,
  4. a belt,
  5. or some other tool to help you slide your heel away from your body.
The Knee-Flex provides easy, consistent heel slide stretching and is exclusively offered by AidMyMuscle.com

They recommend these tools to help you get consistent stretching and assistance during your stretching routine. The problem with this is that using a plastic bag or cookie sheet during this stretch can be unsafe, with little to no control over your lower leg... Potentially resulting in an even worse injury!

This is where the Knee-Flex® comes in! The Knee-Flex® provides safe, consistent, controlled leg movement on a sturdy, hardwood track. This makes sure that your heel slides are the same every time!

Your stretch won't vary or change as you attempt a higher number of repititions, experience set-backs from re-injury, or lose control over unsafe household tools.


What if You've Never Gone to a Physical Therapist?

Knee-Flex is used throughout Canadian physical therapy clinics and hospitals.

The idea behind the Knee-Flex® is exactly the same. If you're someone who hasn't had the chance to see a physical therapist you might think that stretching is hard to do without guidance from a medical professional.

In some ways you're right - Without the direct guidance of a physical therapist it's easy to make mistakes when stretching at home. You may have even attempted some stretching you saw in a pamphlet/brochure in a doctor's office, or searched online for muscle stretching techniques. If you try this on your own there is always a risk of re-injuring your muscle.


You can get the same positive results of stretching in physical therapy appointments by using a Knee-Flex® in the comfort of your own home.


 



Knee-Flex® = Trusted Equipment Used by
Physical Therapists


This device is used by many medical professionals, they rely on the sturdy, sleek design to help their patients achieve improvements in mobility.

Knee-Flex® was created to allow the heel to slide smoothly in a controlled environment, minimizing the chance of reinjury and additional pain. Physical Therapists encounter the same issues every day when attempting to work with people who are undergoing therapy from a serious muscle injury. This is why most therapists in Canada instantly purchased these same devices for their own clinics and have been ordering this device for 10 years!

If you're recovering from serious pain, it allows a more controlled and comfortable method to stretch and strengthen your muscles . The sliding mechanism is extremely smooth and durable, as well as linear (perfectly straight) - this is something that becomes very important when sliding your leg in and out.



The Knee-Flex is an FDA registered device, under facility number 30006334471 and product listing number D150272

The Knee-Flex® is an FDA Registered Medical Device and is suitable for repetitive, industrial usage in hospitals and therapeutic clinics. This device is deemed safe to use without medical assistance and as such is also available for use at home.


Why is it called the 'Knee-Flex®'?


Passive stretching with a Knee-Flex device will help to break up scar tissue.

Well because it does just that, it provides you a sliding, sturdy track to flex your knee and all of the muscles, ligaments and tendons that help to move your leg.

It's a total leg stretching system that only requires you to flex your knee.

This seemingly simple device has assisted in the recovery of thousands of people that have suffered various injuries. Once you are on the path to healing, this device assists you in making a fast and full recovery.

The Knee-Flex® assists you in complete lower-body muscle injury recovery for:

  • Hamstring muscle pulls / pulled hamstring muscle - Over-stretching or over-exerction of your hamstring muscle can be treated with a quick Knee-Flex® warm-up before activity.
  • Calf muscle strain (gastrocnemius muscle pain) - Reduce tightness in your calf muscle (from lunging or pushing off with your leg).
  • Shin splints (posteromedial / anterolateral shin splints) - Reduce the shooting pain from your knee to your ankle with regular stretching.
  • Thigh muscle / quadriceps muscle strain - Ease the radiating pain on the front of your thigh (from your hip to knee) and stiffness / decreased range of motion.
  • Hip muscle pain / groin pulls - Get rid of your sharp inner thigh pain, tightness, tenderness or muscle spasms.
Our Knee-Flex Passive Muscle Strething Device will increase flexibility of your healing tissue and help to break up scar tissue that forms on your muscle.

After using the Knee-Flex® over-time, your muscle will be better prepared to handle higher and higher loads. Eventually you'll reach a stage where your muscle can handle standing for longer and longer periods of time. This is the final stage of recovery, depending on your age, the nature of your injury, your weight and many other factors, it can take the longest time to complete.

But remember, when it comes to deep tissue muscle injuries - it pays to be patient! Rushing your injury recovery almost never pays.





Stretching your Muscle with a Knee-Flex® is
even more powerful when combined with:

  • A Deep Tissue Therapeutic Inferno Wrap® to increase elasticity of tissue and stimulate blood flow in the injured muscle before stretching.
  • A Professional Cold Compression Freezie Wrap® to reduce pain and inflammation in the affected muscle after stretching.
 

There is a Unique Formula used for Recovery from Muscle Pain...

We're going to let you in on a key piece of information... In every physical therapy appointment your physical therapist will use conservative treatments, massage, manual manipulation and/or stretching exercises to give you this Professional 3-Step Treatment Formula:


Step 1 - Warm Up Your Muscle

Physical therapists will warm up your muscle by performing deep tissue massage.

For this 1st step many physical therapists will use heat, manual manipulation, deep tissue massage, clinical ultrasound devices or a warm bath to warm up your muscle. The goal during this first step is to increase healthy blood flow circulation and relax your affected muscle.

'Warming up' your muscle will increase the elastic-nature of your muscle fibers making it much easier to stretch and when needed, hold the stretch. This will also extend the amount that you will be able to stretch your muscle.


Increase Your Blood Flow Circulation at Home

The Perfect BFST Leg Wrap

Use an Inferno Wrap® for 15 to 20 minutes at least half an hour before stretching your muscle. An Inferno Wrap® will promote Blood Flow Stimulation Therapy (BFST®) - a therapy that will increase the blood flow to your muscle while warming up and relaxing your injured tissue. BFST® will make your muscle fibers more elastic and pliable, allowing for more ease of movement when you're stretching and/or exercising.

Continued treatment with BFST® will also deliver much-needed oxygen, nutrients, antibodies and energy to your muscle. This will boost your own natural healing ability and speed up your time for recovery.


Step 2 - Stretch Your Muscle

After your muscle is warmed up your physical therapist will guide you through stretches to improve mobility.

The main goal of physical therapy is to exercise (stretch out) the affected muscle to improve flexibility and range of motion. After the physical therapist has warmed up your muscle, they'll get you to do a series of exercises that are focused on stretching out your muscle.

This exercise may include heel slides that are focused on moving your quadriceps, groin, hip, hamstring, calf and shin.

Sometimes cardiovascular exercise, like using a stationary bike or treadmill, will be recommended under the supervision of your physical therapist.


Improve Your Muscle's Range of Motion at Home

The Knee-Flex® can be used to perform consistent stretching that's beneficial to all of the muscle groups in your leg. Start off with 10 repititions of the Knee-Flex® stretch at least once everyday. Increase your repititions as the movement becomes more fluid and natural for you.

Amazing Muscle Stretching with Knee-Flex

You can easily modify these stretches to further work out specific muscle groups in your leg by turning your foot in toward your other leg (point your toe in) when sliding your leg out away from your body, then turning your foot out away from your body (point your toe out to the side) when sliding your leg in toward your hips/lower back.

Another subtle change to this movement is pointing your toe forward when sliding your heel out, away from your body. You can then flex your foot up (pointing your toe to the cieling) when flexing your knee and bringing your heel back toward your body.

These small changes in movement will boost the amount of work all of the muscles in your legs are doing while using the Knee-Flex®.


Step 3 - Cool Down Your Muscle

Toward the end of your appointment your physical therapist may introduce cold compression, acupuncture, or TENS to relax your muscle after the intense stretching and exercise.


Relieve Your Muscle Pain & Swelling at Home

Sprained Muscle Cold Compression Treatment

Use a Freezie Wrap® after using your Knee-Flex®, stretching / exercising your muscle, or whenever you feel deep tissue muscle pain. The Freezie Wrap® will relieve any on-going pain and swelling while preventing full-blown inflammation from returning after your stretching.

Start with a 20 minute treatment directly after activity and apply more cold compression whenever you need to relieve pain and inflammation in your muscle.

Each Freezie Wrap® has non-migrating RigiGel® that keeps the cold over your muscle where it's needed most. With 3 extra large gel packs you also have the ability to swap out gel packs to extend your post-stretch cool down however long you need it.



Get Even More Healing Potential
from Your Knee-Flex®


Regular stretching with a Knee-Flex® will also give you:


  • Chronic Muscle Pain Recovery & Post-Surgery Rehabilitation in the Comfort of Your Own Home

Our Knee-Flex Passive Muscle Strething Device will increase flexibility of your healing tissue and help to break up scar tissue that forms on your muscle.

After you've injured / pulled / strained / sprained your muscle massive amounts of scar tissue will grow all around the micro-tears in your muscle to provide a "temporary fix" and increase stability of your muscle. Scar tissue will constantly grow when you're suffering from a chronic muscle injury and even when you're recovering from open or arthroscopic surgery.

Scar tissue causing your muscle fibers to stiffen up over time. This is why your muscle will feel less and less flexible and where your tightness will come from.

The only solution to get rid of scar tissue and promote growth of healthy, flexible tissue is repeated motion through exercise. The Knee-Flex® will provide natural, fluid, passive stretches that will stretch out the scar tissue increasing the flexibility of your muscle and improving overall range of motion (ROM).



  • You get the Same Benefits Available with any Orthopaedic & Physical Therapy Rehabilitation Program

You'll find that regular lower leg stretching and conservative treatment with any rehabilitation plan will help to:

  • build muscle strength in your hip, thigh, quadriceps, hamstring, calf and shins
  • increase mobility and range of motion (ROM)
  • speed overall healing
  • prevent muscle loss (atrophy)
  • improve muscular function and capability
  • refine muscle fiber tissue alignment and physical balance
  • encourage overall muscle deep tissue flexibility
  • provide a proper warm up for regular exercise
  • promote healthy circulation in your muscle





Using Your Knee-Flex® - Helpful Tips & Tricks


knee flex sitting position

The Knee-Flex® will become an invaluable tool in your recovery. When used correctly, this device can strengthen and stretch four different muscle groups and stimulate blood flow in your soft tissue for a speedier recovery.

Speak to your doctor and/or physical therapist about using the Knee-Flex® device for your rehab exercise. Here are a few things to consider when you start using it:

  • On the 1st session, loop a belt or bathrobe around your foot to assist your efforts. Once you find this is not needed then stop using the loop.
  • Don't worry if you're unable to perform a full stretch when first using this device. Do whatever stretch you can and this machine will assist in increasing your range of motion over the long run.
  • Our Knee-Flex Passive Muscle Strething Device will increase flexibility of your healing tissue and help to break up scar tissue that forms on your muscle.
  • Set up the machine in a stable area free from obstruction. Most of our users find a pillow is very helpful as well for sitting/lying on.
  • Always use the machine slowly and in a controlled manner. Quick, jerky movements are not helpful and will only cause added problems.
  • When placing your heel on and off the machine, use your arms to lift your leg. This will keep the stress off of your injured muscle.
  • Always follow the instruction manual provided with your Knee-Flex®.
  • Phone an AidMyMuscle Adviser toll-free at 1-866-237-9608, if you have any questions about stretching with your Knee-Flex® or how to incorporate other therapies into your stretching routine.

When used properly, the Knee-Flex® has a proven track record of assisting in the speedy recovery of many people suffering from pulled muscles, on-going muscle pain and strained muscles. The Knee-Flex® is without a doubt, the 3rd and final essential tool for complete recovery. Once you deal with the swelling and inflammation through use of the Freezie Wrap® then begin the BFST® process through the use of the Inferno Wrap® - it's time to take the 3rd and final step in recovery by beginning a rehabilitation stretching regimen. The safest and most effective way we know to stretch all of the muscles in your leg is through use of the Knee-Flex®

For more information on the Knee-Flex®, Freezie Wrap®, Inferno Wrap® or inquiries about your specific condition, call our AidMyMuscle Customer Service Team. AidMyMuscle customer service agents are highly trained individuals and will help find the treatment that's right for YOU. Why wait? Call today and get on the road to recovery faster than ever before!


AidMyMuscle.com Wants to Keep You Informed!

The goal of this webpage is to give people hope that there are medically proven, alternative treatments available for muscle injuries (pull, strain, sprain or chronic pain). There is a lot of conflicting information posted online and we make it a priority to seperate the fact from the fiction.

We are more than happy to help you

After reviewing our information, you're welcome to call our office toll free at 1-866-237-9608 to speak with a trained AidMyMuscle Adviser - someone who can answer those lingering questions you have about your condition - at no cost or obligation.

We all want to begin healing as quickly as possible and with the right information, it can happen sooner than you think (as it has for thousands of others who took the time to contact us).

You can be assured we will do our best to answer any question or concern you have. In providing this service for over 7 years, we're quite proud of the track record we've built up over that time.

Call us toll free - 1-866-237-9608

 

Advisers are available on weekdays from 8:00am to 11:00pm and on weekends from 11:00am to 6:00pm Eastern Standard Time (EST).



Learn More About SUPERIOR Muscle Pain Treatments

Learn more about the The Cold Compression Freezie Wrap®

Learn more about the BFST Inferno Wrap®


 
 
 


Muscle Injury Facts:

There are approximately 639 muscles in the human body


Muscle aches and pains are common and can involve more than one muscle


Muscle pain also can involve ligaments, tendons, and fascia, the soft tissues that connect muscles, bones, and organs


Oral medications can mask the pain but do not aid in the healing of a muscle injury. Anti-inflammatories and pain killers can cause muscle related injuries to worsen


Muscle pain also can be a sign of conditions affecting your whole body, like some infections and disorders that affect connective tissues throughout the body


Most common cause of muscle aches & pains:

  • Injury or trauma including sprains and strains
  • Overuse: using a muscle too much, too soon, too often
  • Tension or stress

 

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I've been using the leg inferno wrap to heal my hamstring I recently injured. By no means was it a major injury and it has healed fairly well to this point where I can say I am near 100% recovery. I am no longer in the recovery phase and I'm exercising again and restrengthening it. My weightlifting is already back to normal loads

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