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  • Snow Sports

    A Perfect Fit

    Why would you need a fitting centre? A knee injury could spell the end of your skiing holidays, but if you manage an ACL tear effectively, you can continue to enjoy the snow for years to come. The right brace can help to get you back on the slopes, and back to your best, all whilst keeping your i
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  • Guides

    5 Tips for Cycling This Winter

    With the clocks set to go back one hour this Sunday (27/10/19) it means that the winter is officially upon us. Although the change is designed to give us an extra hour of light after work, many people will still find themselves cycling in the dark, so here are a few tips for those winter rides.
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  • Guides

    A Guide to Purchasing your Knee Brace

    Buying a Knee brace be it your first or a replacement is a daunting process. Knee braces come in several different shapes and sizes, as well as offering different levels of support it is difficult to be sure what brace is right for you and your injury. Therefore, here at Firsatid4sport we have prod
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  • Guides

    Hand Wrap for Boxing & MMA

    The reason which fighters wrap their hands is obvious, it protects their hands. Hands are made up of several delicate joints and bones which can be easily damaged when training or competing. The wrap is used to stabilise the delicate bones and joints and prevent movement when punching a bag, a pad,
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  • Guides

    Know your tape ahead of the 2019 Rugby World Cup

    The Rugby World Cup is less than 24 hours away and with such little time left to wait until kick-off we here at FirstAid4Sport have compiled a guide to all the taping you’ll see take place on the field throughout the next six weeks.   At 11:15AM (BST) tomorrow Japan take on Russia in the
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  • First Aid Kits

    Who we are, our beliefs and ethos.

    The concept of Firstaid4sport was born after our Director Gemma was playing in a hockey match where a player was injured, and they were unable to find the first aid kit as it was hidden among the team’s black kits bags. Once it was found Gemma realised that the contents of the kit were no good
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  • Guides

    Tendons vs Ligaments

    How do you know if you have damaged your ligament or your tendon? Well to be honest the reason there is such a confusing overlap of what is what and where, is because the two are very alike. The simplest way to put it is that tendons attach muscle to bone and ligaments attach bone to bone. Sounds s
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  • Interviews

    Firstaid4sport Ambassador - Reece Mitchell

    We are proud to announce that Firstaid4sport will be supporting Reece Mitchell over the coming CrossFit season. Having finished in 3rd place at The CrossFit Games 2017 Teen 14-15 years, we are excited to see where this season leads to. Reece will be using our EAB Tear Light Tape, Kinesiology Ta
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  • Amir Khan

    Pro Wrap! The UK's original Boxing Hand Gauze - The Story

    It all started back in 2009, when Michael, our Director, was approached by Boxing Trainer, Dean Powell. Dean had just returned from Bulgaria with Boxer Amir Khan who was now in his professional career. Whilst out in Bulgaria, Amir had been using a simple gauze bandage to wrap his hands and protect
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  • Sport

    CrossFit Jargon Busting

    Walking into a CrossFit Box for the first time isn’t the only thing that can be daunting to a newbie, CrossFit seems to come with a whole new language! Most terms in CrossFit are acronyms although to start with they may seem like nonsense. So we’ve decided to put together a list of the m
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  • Sport

    Top 6 Wimbledon Facts

     Wimbledon is nearly upon us, so we thought we would put together a little list of 6 of the lesser known, most random facts about the event. 1.Wimbledon adopted yellow tennis balls in 1986 with the advent of colour television; before that, white balls were used 2. A Harris hawk called Rufus is
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  • Interviews

    Interview With Sam Briggs

    Sam Briggs or The Engine as she is nicknamed, is the UK’s answer to CrossFit royalty. Sam is respected amongst the elite athletes of CrossFit and we can understand why. Following her second games in 2011, where she finished 4th she was hit by a devastating knee injury. After surgery and good r
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  • Sport

    What is CrossFit

    CrossFit is constantly varied functional movements performed at high intensity. All CrossFit workouts are based on functional movements, and these movements reflect the best aspects of gymnastics, weightlifting and cardio. These are the core movements of life. Intensity is essential for results and
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  • Injury Guide

    Top Five Motocross Injuries

    Motocross was developed from motorcycle competitions in the early 1900s in the UK. Motocross is riding a specially designed motorcycle, called a motocross bike, on a closed course, consisting of a variety of terrain; uphill’s, downhill’s, corners, jumps, etc. If you are racing, it is ove
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  • Health and Wellbeing

    Pectoral Tears and Strains

    What are Pectoral Tears and Strains? The pectoral muscles (pecs) are located at the front of the chest, they are made up of two muscles. The larger of the two is called the pectoralis major muscle, this extends from the sternum across the ribs and collar bone to the humerus (upper arm). The pectoral
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  • News

    Why Open a Club Account?

    At Firstaid4sport we believe no matter what size club you are a part of, you should have access to the same high quality first aid equipment, whether it be a local village pub team, or the Premiership Football League. You may not have heard of our club accounts (although I can’t think of a rea
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  • Health and Wellbeing

    Wobble Board Guide

    Standing Balance Test (Easy) Stand on the wobble board with your feet shoulder width apart and push the front of the board down towards the ground by flexing your feet forward, aim to get the lip of the board as close to the ground as you can without letting it touch the floor. Proceed to roll the b
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  • Guides

    Why we love Easter Skiing!

    Easter is a great time to enjoy skiing, making the most of the better weather, taking advantage of the last of the ski season. Easter is the perfect time to enjoy a skiing getaway with family and children or equally just with friends. If you are the type of person who wants to ski whilst enjoying t
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  • Injury Guide

    How to fit the Donjoy Armor

    There is no doubting that the Donjoy Armor is an amazing piece of kit is invaluable for ACL injuries. However, it can seem awkward to fit at first. This video takes you through the fitting process that you would go through if you booked a fitting with us. This video covers: How to measure before yo
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  • Health and Wellbeing

    Coping with the Mental Impact of a Sports Injury

    The is undoubtedly many factors to take into consideration when it comes to the healing process following a sports injury, however one of the factors that we rarely consider is the mental side of healing. The psychological effect that an injury can have on a person and how their mental state effects
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  • Injury Guide

    Knee Braces for Horse Riding

    Anyone who horse rides will know just how hard the sport is on your knees. However, the logistics of the sport makes protecting the knees very difficult with problems such as tight fitting clothing, the need for a complete range of motion, and most importantly the fact that most of us would rather s
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  • Injury Guide

    Hot and Cold Therapy. Which one to use, and when?

    Confused about whether to use hot or cold therapy? We make it easy. The hot vs cold therapy debate can seem complicated, so here are 4 simple rules to follow: Cold Therapy DO - Use Cold Therapy immediately after an injury to reduce swelling and inflammation. DON'T - Use Cold Therapy on stiff m
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  • Injury Guide

    How can I keep skiing with a torn ACL?

     Approximately one third of skiing injuries involve damage to the knees, most commonly ruptures of the Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL). But does a partial or even full tear to your ACL have to mean the end of pain free skiing? Or worse still the end of skiing all together? Here at Firstai
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  • Interviews

    BBC Radio Lincolnshire and the Hobbledehoo

    We spoke to Melvyn Prior about all things Hobbledehoo! The Hobbledehoo Active Kids Harness is a brand new product to provide a suitable harness for holding, grabbing or picking up your child. Designed by parents initially as a skiing harness for children the Hobbledehoo Active Harness has a mul
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  • Snow Sports

    Preparing to Ski - Episode 1

    With the ski season just a few weeks away (I am sure you are counting down as much as we are), it is not too late to improve your ski specific fitness in time for your holiday. One of the most influential factors in skiing related injuries is a lack of fitness and conditioning. Avoiding injury is no
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  • Guides

    What is Skiers Thumb?

    For those planning to hit the slopes this winter, we thought we’d dedicate this post to one of the most common injuries amongst the ski enthusiasts – the skiers thumb. What many people don’t realise is just how much we rely on our thumb for most hand movements, gripping and simply
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  • Sport

    Top Skiing Holiday Tips

    FirstAid4Sports Top Tips to Keep You Safe This Skiing Season The skiing season is here and whether you are a seasoned pro or a novice check out our top tips for keeping safe on the slopes. Before you go: Take Lessons. The better your technique before you travel, the less chance there is of you susta
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  • Guides

    Triathlon - Tips for race day

    Taking part in your first triathlon race can be a daunting prospect and honestly, taking in your 2nd and 3rd can still be a little nerve racking. With three different disciplines to think about and the thought of racing against a large number of experienced triathletes, it’s natural to be appr
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  • Injury Guide

    Top 5 Skiing Injuries

    With the days getting chillier and winter on its way, we know that many of you will be itching to grab the skis and head for the slopes. But of course, with anything fun it comes with risks and a likelihood of injury. So that’s why were dedicating this post to the top 5 skiing injuries to keep you s
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  • Sport

    In the Spotlight - Women's Rugby

    Lou Micklewright, of the moody cows, spoke to me in depth about the increased participation, recognition and support that women’s rugby is getting. We discuss everything from injuries to input in the women’s game. Check out my interview with Lou here: How has women’s rugby game evo
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  • News

    Firstaid4sport smashes their way to victory...almost.

    Last night the Firstaid4sport team were just one game away from eternal victory in the Lincolnshire Sport Rounders tournament, but were narrowly beaten by Skegness Grammar School P.E teachers who took home the 1st place cup! Out of the 20 teams playing including Hodgson Elkington, Siemens and last y
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  • Interviews

    Dave Johnson - Strongman Interview

    Hi Dave, can you tell us about your background in weightlifting and strongman training? I’ve been lifting weights for about 14 or 15 years now, originally issues with my elbow caused a visit to the doctor who told me to start lifting weights in order to help the joint and it went from there. I’ve be
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  • Sport

    Summer Skiing

      Winter may have dragged on this year, but as things get a bit warmer round here it gets more difficult to keep that skiing bug going throughout the summer. Skiing doesn’t have to be limited to the November-April season though, there are plenty of other options available. Here in the UK
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  • News

    Mayweather vs Pacquiao - What you need to know!

    The time has finally come for the super-fight between two of the greatest boxers in history: Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather! Here’s all you need to know in the run up to the event this weekend!   When The fight will take place Saturday May 2nd in Las Vegas with the main event startin
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  • Health and Wellbeing

    Strength and Conditioning for Mixed Martial Arts

    I think we can all agree that a number of different elements combine to make someone physically fit. They should have great cardiovascular endurance, as well as muscular power, endurance and flexibility and for this overall fitness, mixed martial arts (MMA) is fantastic. An MMA fighter has to be str
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  • Health and Wellbeing

    Get into the groove with your workout!

    For most of us taking an iPod and listening to music at the gym is as necessary as taking a towel or a bottle of water. Research conducted over the past ten or so years has shown time and time again that music can benefit those who are exercising on a number of different levels, from increasing endu
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  • News

    The secrets of Leicester Tigers

    Firstaid4sport last night hosted an educational evening with Leicester Tigers’ sports medicine team at Newark Rugby Club. Local sports clubs were given the opportunity to meet and learn from leaders in the field of sports medicine who have treated some of the best players in the world.   The evening
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  • Health and Wellbeing

    This discovery could get Walcott to the World Cup

    Could this discovery improve ACL injury recovery times? Theo Walcott is the latest premier league star to be struck down with the dreaded ACL injury. This is devastating news for the young Arsenal and England player with the 2014 world cup fast approaching. Walcott has been ruled out for six months,
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  • Guides

    Hockey Guides

    England Hockey like many Sports Governing bodies have difficulty in outlining specific requirements for Medical Care pitchside.The level of First Aid provided is dependent upon the training of the person administering the First Aid so it is very difficult for them to define what should be provided.
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  • Guides

    Boxing Guide

    Boxing is a very confrontational and aggressive sport meaning injuries are inevitable. Head injuries are very common, making boxing an incredibly dangerous sport. Black eyes and cuts to the head, in particular the eyebrow bone, are very common and occur in nearly all professional match fights. Boxer
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  • Sport

    Rugby Guide

    Rugby Guide Rugby is a fantastic high energy contact sport which sees its fair share of injuries. Knowing how to treat them, and treat them correctly is going to prove invaluable to your team members. The RFU (Rugby Football Union) do not publish a definitive guide to Medical Care Pitchside but have
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  • News

    New rules on coloured sock tape for 2012 season

    You may be reading this in anger, after being marched off the pitch yesterday before the first game of your Sunday League season had even kicked off. Why? Because you were wearing black sock tape on your white socks. Of course this was probably the first you had even heard of the new rules that cam
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  • News

    The Moody Cows Rugby 7s Triumph In Dubai

    We would like to say a HUGE congratulations to the Moody Cows who have won the Dubai 7’s Rugby tournament 2013! Not only are they champions but they have also raised over £16,500 for Macmillan in the process. FirstAid4Sport are proud sponsors and are thrilled for the team. The Moody Cows
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  • Health and Wellbeing

    Sports Injury Myths Busted

    When it comes to sports injuries, it's amazing how many myths, half truths and fabrications exist. Although many of these myths are simple misunderstandings, when it comes to your health and safety it's important that you don’t pick up bad habits and end up causing yourself damage as a result of not
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  • Injury Guide

    PRICE Injury Protocol

    PRICE - The protocol for immediate treatment of injury The PRICE regime (formally RICE) is a simple 5 step protocol that even somebody who is not trained in first aid can use to minimise the effects of immediate injury. The earlier the PRICE regime is adopted, the better. The PRICE regime should be
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  • News

    Left out of the Olympics – The Selection Process

    In recent light, there have been numerous athletes who naturally haven’t been selected, unfortunately not everyone can compete at the Olympics, and some will be left disappointed especially as it is in London, and it will more than likely be the only time the Olympics comes to the UK in our lifetime
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  • News

    The Other Side of the London Marathon

    When looking back in hindsight I was very lucky to have the opportunity to volunteer my services as a sports therapist at the London Marathon earlier this year.   After considering a number of different charities I chose Children with Cancer, they are renowned for looking after all fund raisers and
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  • Health and Wellbeing

    KICK START YOUR SEASON

    PROGRAMME HIGHLIGHTS WILL BE: Linear & lateral speed development Explosive power development Functional strength training A functional, strong & powerful physique is what will give you the edge on your opponent. This is where a training program designed specifically for you and your chosen sport is
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  • Injury Guide

    Can I wear a knee support while playing football?

    Knee injuries are one of the most common injuries in football and can be caused by crunching tackles or the fast-paced cutting and turning manoeuvres carried out by players. So, to be more confident in your joint's stability and to get back on the pitch as soon as possible many people will wear a kn
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  • News

    On-Field Changes set for 2020

    The Rugby Football League’s Law Committee has approved a change in the wording surrounding the officiating of play-the-balls in the 2020 season which is hoped to lead to a significant on-field improvement. During the Laws Committee pre-season meeting the RFL’s Match Officials Department
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  • Products

    Why you need to use Resistance Bands in your workout

    These popular pieces of training equipment are flexible bands available in a range of shapes, sizes and colours all providing a differing level of resistance. When it comes to versatility and value for money, not many other pieces of equipment come close to resistance bands.   Resistance bands
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  • Health and Wellbeing

    Making Weight in boxing and MMA

    Competing in sports such as MMA and boxing are dangerous enough but one challenge all fighters will face regularly is making weight, it can be one of the most difficult parts of the preparation before a fight.   Cutting weight to ensure that you make the agreed wight before a fight is essential for
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  • Health and Wellbeing

    cbd and drug testing (Will you test positive?)

    cbd (cannabidiol) is taking over the world’s market for natural wellness remedies. It has been suggested that cbd could be used to benefit a number of different issues and help maintain and support an active lifestyle. However, with so much growing support for the use of cbd for athletes, ther
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  • Health and Wellbeing

    Should I be using tape?

    Have you sustained an injury recently and are you unsure of whether or not you should be using tape, there are a number of benefits of using tape, but you must be fully aware of the injury you have sustained before applying any tape.  If you are unsure of whether you should be applying tape or
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  • Guides

    Five Most Common Skiing Injuries

    With the clock going back, the temperatures dropping and Christmas around the corner thousands of people will be itching to grab their skis and head for the slopes. However, with skiing there are risks and a likelihood of injury.   So ahead of your trip this year be sure you know the five most
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  • Guides

    Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Tear Guide

    An ACL tear is a common sports injury affecting the knee and is characterised by the tearing of the Anterior Cruciate Ligament, which is an important structural stabiliser for the knee. A ligament is a strong bond of connective tissue which attaches bone to bone, the ACL is situated within the knee
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  • Health and Wellbeing

    Premium Tan Zinc Oxide Tape: All you need to know

    Here at Firstaid4sport we sell several types of tape. However, our Premium Tan Zinc Oxide tape is one of our favourites. But if you aren’t aware of what premium zinc oxide tape is, well this guide will show not only what it is but how and why to use it. What is Premium Tan Zin Oxide Tape? Prem
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  • Guides

    Kinesiology Tape: What it is and why to use it?

    Kinesiology Tape is used throughout the sporting world and is easily recognisable, it’s the bright strips of tape seen on knees, shoulders and backs. It is applied to the body to reduce pain, provide support, reduce swelling and improve performance all without restricting movement. Kinesiolog
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  • Guides

    A beginners' guide to Touch Rugby

    FirstAid4Sport are delighted to announce a new local sponsorship deal with Lincolnshire Touch. The deal will see FirstAid4Sport being the club’s official supplier of first aid equipment for the 2014 season. If you have never played, watched or heard of touch rugby before, you can find out more
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  • Sport

    In the Spotlight - Women's Rugby

    Lou Micklewright, of the moody cows, spoke to me in depth about the increased participation, recognition and support that women’s rugby is getting. We discuss everything from injuries to input in the women’s game. Check out my interview with Lou here: How has women’s rugby game evo
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  • Guides

    Runners' Tips For Race Day

    Over the years we’ve seen an increase in runners in the UK and we don’t expect 2012 to be any different. Thats why we want to dedicate this post to those who may be entering their first marathon this year. It can be a daunting prospect entering your first race however we’ve come up
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  • Injury Guide

    That's a wrap! - Taping your hands for Boxing/MMA

    The purpose of the hand wrap is simple, to protect the fighter’s hands and hand injuries put boxers out of action more than any other injury! The hands are up made of many delicate joints and bones that can easily be damaged when punching either training or during a fight. The purpose of the h
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  • First Aid Kits

    What first aid equipment do you need for a football team?

    The new football season is just around the corner and first aid provision will be top of the agenda for many managers and coaches. Injury can plague a team, both in terms of having players out of action but also the risk of old injuries reoccurring, so ensuring you have the correct first aid equipm
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  • News

    What to keep in your Bum Bag on matchday?

    Injuries can happen at anytime and will vary from simple and quick fixes to more serious issues, but to combat the need for fast and effective assistance physiotherapists, especially in rugby will use a bum bag to carry supplies and keep both their hands free. By keeping your hands free a bum bag me
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  • News

    Five Most Common Motocross Injuries

    Motocross was developed from motorcycle competitions in the early 1900s in the UK and is a sport in which a rider uses a specially designed motorcycle on a closed course, built up of a variety of terrain and jumps, uphill’s, downhills and corners. Almost all motocross riders will have crashed
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  • News

    A guide to cauliflower ear

    Cauliflower Ear occurs as a result of trauma to the ear causing disruption to the blood supply often resulting in a hematoma to form on the ear. Once the injury has healed the ear begins to shrivel up and fold over itself, causing the deformity of the outer ear.   Cauliflower ear is most common
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  • News

    FirstAid4Sport To Sponsor Leicester Tiger's Head of Medical

     We are excited to announce that Firstaid4sport will be sponsoring Ed Hollis, Head of Medical at Leicester Tigers, over the 2019/20 season. The sponsorship means that we will also become Leicester Tiger’s preferred Medical and First Aid Supplier for the coming season. Catherine Gray, Busi
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  • Health and Wellbeing

    Best Knee Braces for Horse Riding

    Injuries are part and parcel of taking part in sport, and those who ride horse will know exactly how hard the sport can be on your knees. The logistics of horse riding make protecting your knees difficult, such as the tight fit clothing and the need for a complete range of motion. Knee’s are d
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  • Health and Wellbeing

    Triathlon Tips

    Taking parting in any triathlon is a daunting process, with three different disciplines to plan for and the idea of competing against a number of other athletes. So, we have decided to try and give you a helping hand on your journey to completing a triathlon. Planning, practicing your shifts and kn
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  • Elbow Injuries

    A guide to golfers' elbow

    Golfer’s elbow occurs when the soft tissue or muscles at the front of the forearm responsible for extending the wrist and fingers, become inflamed or damaged and is commonly seen in golfers. This injury is commonly seen in golfers due to the nature of the repetitive wrist extension against the
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  • Products

    Top 10 gifts for an injury prone athlete

    Everyone reading this guide will know a teammate or friend who’s constantly suffering from injuries and ruling themselves out for the weekend ahead, and if you’ve been unlucky enough to draw this person for Secret Santa then this guise will help you find them the perfect gift. With givi
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  • Guides

    Electrotherapy and TENS

    Electrotherapy and Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation (TENS) is the electrical stimulation of the body in which currents are passed through the body to stimulate nerves and muscles, especially in treatments of various forms of paralysis. Electrotherapy uses a low voltage electrical curr
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  • Health and Wellbeing

    Cryotherapy The extreme cold therapy treatment

    The term Cryotherapy is more popular than ever, being used by several athletes and medical professionals but if it’s a term you are not familiar with and you want to learn what it means, the benefits and why it is so popular. Well, read on. What is Cryotherapy? Cryotherapy is an upgrade of the
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  • Sport

    Common Cricket Injuries & How to Prevent Them

    With the hope of drier and warmer weather here in the U.K we see the cricket season starting to pick up and if you play the sport you will know that keeping fit and preventing injuries will help keep you off the side-lines. Whether you are a batter, bowler or both, every cricket player is at risk o
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  • News

    The Origin of Pro Wrap, the UK's Original Boxing Hand Gauze

    Pro Wrap is our very own boxing cotton hand gauze made from 100% cotton and a unique design meaning it has no elasticity in its length but does in its width. However, the story behind the creation of our pro wrap is like no other. In 2009 the late Dean Powell, a boxing trainer who had worked with pr
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  • News

    CrossFit: The workout taking over gyms

    CrossFit is a variety of functional movements constantly performed at a high level of intensity. CrossFit is a training philosophy that coaches’ people of all shapes and sizes to improve their physical well-being and cardiovascular fitness in a hardcore yet accepting and encouraging environmen
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  • Foot and Toe Injuries

    How to Treat and Prevent Blisters

    A blister is a fluid filled sack that forms beneath the upper layers of the skin, they can cause pain and discomfort and will usually be caused by trauma to the skin. Blisters are a very common occurrence in sport, so how exactly do you treat, prevent and care for blisters caused by sport. In sport
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  • Health and Wellbeing

    What is Skiers’ Thumb?

    With approximately over one million British people going skiing each year several skiing related injuries will occur, one of the most common of these is skiers’ thumb. What many people don’t appreciate is the importance of our thumbs for hand movement, gripping and simply moving your fin
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  • Health and Wellbeing

    Ben Coker explains what life is like as a diabetic footballer

    Lincoln City defender Ben Coker made his Imps debut just weeks ago after a year on the side-line caused by a serious knee injury in his final season at previous club Southend United, however, this battle is not the first big hurdle Coker has faced in his journey as a professional footballer.  A
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  • Health and Wellbeing

    Coker looks back at the 'hardest year' of his career

    Ben Coker made his Lincoln City debut 381 days after he was stretchered off in the 21st minute of a 3-0 defeat away at Sunderland for Southend United . After rupturing two ligaments in his knee Coker was immediately ruled out for the remainder of the season.    A year has passed and Coker
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  • Health and Wellbeing

    Premiership Rugby add an independent doctor to matchdays

    Premiership Rugby have announced a new player-welfare initiative for the 2019/20 season, as Independent Matchday Doctors will be in place at all Gallagher Premiership Rugby, Premiership Rugby Cup, and European home matches. This new initiative has been funded by the clubs and has been back backed by
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  • News

    Rugby World Cup High Tackle & Shoulder Charge Rules Explained

    So far in the 2019 Rugby World Cup there has already been three red cards handed out, two for high tackles. As well as Australian winger Reece Hodge being handed a three week ban for his high tackle during the Wallabies 39-21 victory over Fiji. Injuries are common in Rugby which is no surprise with
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  • Health and Wellbeing

    Get Ready for Ski Season with Firstaid4sport

    With just 11 weeks until Christmas the ski season is fast approaching meaning you need to get your boots dusted off, your winter clothes sorted but most importantly make sure you are protected when you are on the piste. Skiing is an adrenaline fuelled, dangerous and difficult sport but that&rsq
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  • Health and Wellbeing

    Anti-Doping Rules in Sport

    In all sport be it a team or individual competition there are sets of rules in place that provide an agreement of understanding for all those involved. Rules are enforced to govern everything from how to keep score to what can be worn and apply to all players, coaches, managers and officials. A
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  • Guides

    Do treadmills increase the chances of knee injury?

    Love them or hate them, treadmills are a key part of fitness and rehabilitation.  Whether you are new to running, you have been running for years, or perhaps you have recently suffered a treadmill injury and it’s made you question the impact it may or may not be having on your knees?  Our blog will
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  • Injury Guide

    Concussion - If in doubt, sit them out

    Sport plays a key role in keeping us fit and healthy, with team sports providing a host of additional benefits including social interaction and, instilling discipline and teamwork in young people. As with in life in general, however, accidents and collisions can occur in contact sports – with head
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  • Firstaid4sport

    Newport Rugby join the FirstAid4Sport family!

    We are delighted to welcome Welsh Indigo Premiership side, Newport Rugby to the FirstAid4Sport family as a partner for the 2019/20 season. The partnership we will see FirstAid4Sport become the Official Sports Medical and First Aid Supplier to the Black and Ambers. Catherine Gray, Business Develop
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  • Firstaid4sport

    Firstaid4sport Ambassador - Ellesse Oates

    We are proud to announce our new Firstad4port Ambassador, GB Gymnast Ellesse Oates. Ellesse has risen through the ranks recently over the last few years and even at a young age she has experience and medals under her belt. We will be providing Ellesse her chalk and tape for the coming year and loo
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