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

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Jacenta Friesen

 

Common Causes and Symptoms

Ankle Sprains can happen to anyone.

Ankle sprains are one of the most common injuries sustained by athletes, because of the repetitive force on the ankle joint. But you don't have to be an athlete to suffer an ankle injury. The ligaments surrounding the ankle support a full range of motion provided they are not put in an awkward position. The causes of an ankle sprain are simple, unfortunately we can't always predict the stability of our footing. While an ankle can be injured by an awkward landing there are some factors that make us more susceptible to an ankle sprain. Before considering these factors let us first remember that we are discussing the feet and anything that compromises our footing puts us at risk of injury. These other influences include stepping on uneven surfaces, obesity, not thoroughly warming up supportive muscle groups, incorrect footwear and previous ankle injuries that could have weakened the ankle.

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Following an ankle sprain you will experience one or all of these symptoms in varying degrees depending on the severity of the injury. Upon spraining your ankle you will feel acute and localized pain and it will be difficult to stand with any weight on the injured ankle. Depending on the severity of the sprain there will be mild to heavy swelling of the ankle as blood surrounds the injured tissue and this will continue over the next 24 hours as more fluid leaks into the area. Because of this leaky fluid and blood the tissues may also feel warm and may turn ecchymotic (bruised). Furthermore, the area will be very sensitive to touch and may throb. If the pain continues to be severe over the next week despite RICE treatments you should contact your doctor immediately to ensure you have not suffered a more serious injury such as a fracture.

Associated Concerns

Severe or repeated mild sprains may lead to an irritation and thickening of the injured ligaments that could cause some complication at the ankle joint.

Ankle instability

For those who have sprained an ankle it is often the case that the injury occurs again. Recurring ankle sprains may point to a condition called "ankle instability". This is a chronic condition and usually develops because a previous ankle sprain has not fully healed leaving the ligaments stretched and prone to reinjury. Chronic ankle instability is often accompanied by repeated rolling over of the lateral side (outer) of the ankle and continual pain and swelling.

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Dear MendMeShop,

I have been using the Freeze Wraps to reduce the inflammation, for which they worked great. Last week was the first time I tried the Infernowrap on my right knee and it seems to help just from one treatment. I plan to use it every night when I get back from work. I used the knee Inferno wrap again last night and put it on the medium power and it's helping tremendously. I'm able to bend my knee better and walk with more stability without leaning too much on my left knee to compensate for the injured knee.

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A Hattar

 

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