Your body can heal itself! In fact, your body started healing itself the moment you injured your hamstring and it's the blood in your body that makes it all happen.
Your blood is the transport mechanism for everything that's good inside you. It carries oxygen, nutrients and water.
Bringing proper blood flow to your injured bursa is essential to healing as this is the primary means for your body to repair soft tissue. Unfortunately, when you injure your body, you stop moving and the swelling sets in. That means your vital blood flow can be reduced to a trickle!
Swelling, inflammation and lack of joint movement reduce the flow of blood to your injury. When you are talking about trying to increase the flow of blood to the bursa, you are at a huge disadvantage since there is very little blood flow in the bursa to begin with. This is one of the main reasons why bursitis continues to persist over long periods of time.
After a couple days of cold treatment, the swelling should come down - but know that this is a critical time! After the inflammation is gone it may feel like you can return to your regular sports, hobbies, exercise or other activities - but your bursa (and surrounding tissue) is in a weakened state, unstable, and still injured. Even the slightest movement in the wrong direction can worsen the injury and increase the swelling yet again. Most "weekend warriors" and amateur athletes will start going back to what they were doing before they suffered from bursitis, and that's where they get it wrong. Medical professionals know that the injury is still there even if the pain is gone.
Blood Flow - the natural healing process in your body - needs assistance for such injuries because blood flow is greatly restricted when you are immobile. When treating a bursitis injury or really any type of soft tissue injury (ie. tendinitis, muscles spasm, etc), an effective treatment will increase blood flow to the injury while the joint is immobile. This increase in blood flow will accelerate the body's own ability to heal itself. This is especially true with bursitis, as mobility is almost impossible (too painful) and there is almost no blood flow to the bursa to start with!
There are a LOT of people out there that do not understand how amazing a TShellz Wrap treatment really is. Once initial swelling has reduced by using a Cold Compress or Ice Pack - start short applications with a T•Shellz Wrap® on the low setting. After a couple treatments we believe you will be astonished with the results.
Building strong healthy tissue is part of the healing process and needs to be dealt with asap to minimize your chance or re-injury or overcompensation injuries. You can help your bursa during this healing process by increasing blood flow by using a T•Shellz Wrap®.
With regular use of the TShellz Wrap:
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No matter what has caused your bursitis and/or tendonitis, it's important to reduce pain, swelling and inflammation as soon as possible. Getting rid of your swelling is the 1st, most important, step in your recovery process. Getting rid of swelling will reduce the amount of tissue damage happening and open up blood vessels so the soft tissue in your joint (bursae, tendons, muscles, ligaments) can receive more blood flow.
Increasing blood flow is then a priority to bring in all the essential elements needed for natural healing within your own body. An increased blood flow is key as this maximizes the bodys ability to self heal. An increase in blood flow accompanied with heat in soft tissue is known to help increase range of motion, and improve the flexibility of soft tissue - ensuring that the soft tissue recovery period does not last years.
If you want to heal quickly, you need to keep your blood moving and that's where Circulatory Boost comes in.What is Circulatory Boost? It's a substantial increase in the flow of blood to soft tissue without the need to exercise your weakened joint. This is what the T•Shellz Wrap® does... you can really feel it work!
Have you seen what happens when you add water to a flower wilted from drought? In essence, your injured achilles or calf muscle is much like a "wilted" flower; your body wants to heal its injury, but needs lots of nutrients to do it. Blood brings new life to your tissue by delivering nutrients and oxygen that are vital for them to flourish. In addition, the blood carries away toxins and waste - cleaning the area so the body can continue with its healing process efficiently. Without a good supply of blood, your injury simply won't heal properly.
In order to get maximum blood flow, you need to help your body stimulate blood flow. Circulatory Boost is the fast, easy and pain-free way to increase blood flow. It is a key part of a home conservative treatment plan.
During a treatment, and for quite some time after you finish, the treated area will experience increased blood flow even though your body is at rest. It's a soothing sensation and extremely effective. With a T•Shellz Wrap® application, injured soft tissue is constantly being fed with healing, nutritious, oxygen and energy filled blood. This is exactly the fuel that soft tissue needs to heal. It's a soothing sensation and extremely effective.
A T•Shellz Wrap® is purely a Circulatory Boost workhorse! It is why we made them. They have been specifically designed for boosting blood flow, reducing inflammation and relieving pain from strained, spasming or damaged tissue. Based on results from past clients, we are confident that they will be very beneficial for most of our future customers.
T•Shellz Wraps® contain an Energy Pad which is very pliable and will conform pretty much anywhere on the body. The Energy Pad emits a uniform wave of energy over the entire treatment area. This energy travels into soft tissue, stimulating blood flow that your body requires to help heal your injury. Blood flow is crucial to the healing process.
The TShellz Wraps are intended to substantially increase bloodflow in the treatment area - period.
With regular use of the TShellz Wrap:
We field a lot of calls from our customers that want to know why our T•Shellz Wraps® don't come with a battery powered option. The simple answer is that our T•Shellz Wraps® use a lot of power. We tried looking at batteries, but we found that a high capacity (and high cost) lithium-ion battery would last barely long enough for an adequate treatment time - and then it would need to be recharged. The amount of power that our wrap uses over such a short span of time should really drive home the fact that our T•Shellz Wraps® are real, industrial strength treatment devices; currently, for us to provide a battery option for our wraps we would have to reduce the level of output (ie. treatment power) emitted from the wrap. The lower the energy output, the less effective the device will be which is why our TShellz Wrap units are plug-in units only.
Do you have a tender, swollen bursa or a chronic bursitis injury that's painful, sore and always seems to get re-injured? This could be a sign that you have a lot of scar tissue in the muscle, tendons or ligaments surrounding your bursa. The growth of scar tissue is ultimately what causes stiffening in and around your bursa, restricting movement and flexibility in your joint.
During the healing process your body will fill in tears in the tendons, muscles or ligaments surrounding your bursa 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 strain or tear around your bursa.
Scar tissue in the tissue surrounding your bursa is most likely one of the MAIN reasons why your bursitis just hasn't healed. Even when the inflammation is gone in the bursa, scar tissue persists, reducing elasticity of surrounding soft tissue and thus the range of motion in your joint. On-going issues with scar tissue can even result in additional soft tissue injuries to nearby tendons, ligaments, muscles, joint instability, or surgery may be required to remove all or part of your bursa (a bursectomy).
Scar tissue will form fast to deal with and temporarily fix any tissue instability (tearing) around your bursa, 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) tissue would. Scar tissue fibers will lay down over top of your injury in a cluttered, messy and jumbled up way.
This is how scar tissue works. The scar tissue that forms to fix your bursitis will be unorganized and won't line up properly with the healthy tissue surrounding the injury site. This scar tissue will also attach to everything in that area, including the surrounding healthy tissue as well. This can result in a long-term fusing together of the soft tissue that stiffens your joint reducing your mobility and making your bursitis even more painful!
Scar tissue is a major problem especially when it comes to a bursitis injury - resulting in a PERSISTENT injury that seemingly never goes away for years.
You can reduce scar tissue growth and inhibit further injury to your bursa by increasing heat and blood flow to the damaged area. We feel that treating yourself at home with a T•Shellz Wrap® is the easiest and most effective way to help improve Range of Motion, reduce pain in the area, reduce risk of worsening the injury while helping minimize the growth of stubborn scar tissue.
The heat effect from the TShellz Wrap will also relax and lengthen your soft tissue to help improve your range of motion and prevent atrophy (wasting away) of your surrounding tissue. This is why we recommend a T•Shellz Wrap® treatment before undergoing periods where there will significant exertion in the injury area. (ie. before going to work, shopping, etc.)
Overall, continued treatment with the TShellz Wrap is intended to relax and lengthen soft tissue while boosting your bodys soft tissue recovery; this helps improve range of motion while combatting atrophy (wasting away) of the tendons and ligaments in the area. The TShellz Wrap is intended to reduce the chance of degenerative conditions by maximizing blood flow where it's needed most, preventing further damage, and dealing with scar tissue.
So, if you're really looking for the best home treatment options to reduce inflammation, increase range of motion and treat the source of pain quickly: a conservative treatment protocol including a Cold Compress or Ice Pack, a T•Shellz Wrap® and a targeted stretch/exercise routine (assigned by your physician or PT) are what you need. This combination of therapies are, in our opinion, the best home based approach to maximizing your soft tissue injury recovery process.
T•Shellz Wraps® are what we believe to be the most highly effective home medical devices out there - helping boost blood circulation, increase elasticity of soft tissue, reduce inflammation and minimize pain. It is a product we have developed specifically for this purpose. You can be certain it will do this, as we give full refunds if this is not the case.
The Energy Pad stimulates all the tissue beneath it evenly. The parts of your body that are healthy will rapidly respond with increased blood flow and there will be little sensation in that area. As your body continues to recover you'll also notice a decrease in pain and the range of motion in your joint will improve. So not only does pain and inflammation go away, but with every treatment you can feel the difference - you can tell your injury is getting better.
Like all our products, T•Shellz Wraps® are high quality wraps you will find nowhere else. We have them for every part of the body. And, of course, we guarantee our wraps with the MendMeShop 60 day, money back guarantee. If you have purchased our product(s) and used them as directed and are not satisfied with the outcome; you can send it back for a full product refund. We also provide a full year warranty on our T•Shellz Wrap® devices.
So, if you're really looking for the best home products to treat bursitis pain; if you're looking to reduce inflammation, treat scar tissue, boost blood circulation and strengthen soft tissue, the T•Shellz Wrap® is exactly what you will require. We feel our products provide an exceptional home based approach to maximizing your recovery process - and a powerful addition to an overall conservative treatment methodology.
AidMyBursa is committed to bringing you quality products for helping you relieve pain and boost blood flow to maximize your home recovery. These products come highly recommended by our customers. If you have injured soft tissue that you want to deal with quickly, harness the power of your own body to heal itself and use a T•Shellz Wrap® to boost localized blood flow in the area. This brings more nutrients and oxygen to soft tissue in the area, helping accelerate the body's own healing bio-mechanism.
For Post-Surgery Recovery, cold is recommended by doctors to treat your pain in a natural, non-addictive way and to reduce swelling.
After the incision site has healed and initial inflammation has reduced, use our TShellz Wraps to stimulate blood flow in the area. Using the TShellz Wrap as soon as pain & swelling has reduced following your surgery will help minimize scar tissue growth that forms as you heal. Treating scar tissue is arguably the most important step following surgery, especially in a joint as scar tissue growth will directly impact the ability of muscles and tendons to extend and contract.
Leaving post-surgery scar tissue untreated can lead to stiffness, chronic pain, osteoarthritis or other chronic conditions. You're more likely to end up with another injury if you choose not to actively treat the scar tissue that develops in the area - this is why pretty much all post surgery recoveries involve PT. T•Shellz Wraps® encourages more oxygen and nutrients to flow to the area to help your body in its recovery process. An increase in blood flow should also help improve the strength of soft tissue in the area.
Some surface heat on the wrap might be present. You will find the treatment comforting and relaxing and there will be no shocks, pulses or vibrations. You may feel some of the by-products of increased blood flow, and this is usually manifested through a slight tingling or a warming sensation. The more treatments you do, the more this will lessen, and this is a good sign! It means the bloodflow in the treatment area is improving and your bloodflow is removing the heat byproduct much more efficiently.
Our T•Shellz Wrap® home treatment products will assist you in recovering from your injury by reducing your swelling and inflammation induced pain, maximizing blood flow where it's needed most and increasing the flexibility / range of motion of your joint.
Here at AidMyBursa we pride ourselves in helping you with your healing and recovery process. Everyone at AidMyBursa has tested and used the products. Dedication to our customers and our products goes hand-in-hand with our guarantees to you as a customer:
The T•Shellz Wraps® are FDA Registered Medical Devices, and are suitable for use in therapeutic clinics. Since they are completely safe for patients to use themselves as instructed, they are now available for use at home.
Once treatment is complete, you also have the option of tightening the straps to provide light compression support for your injured joint. You can also unplug the device from the power supply enabling you to move around the home, office or clinic freely and still use the wrap for support and comfort.
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During your recovery, you will probably have to modify and/or eliminate any activities that cause pain or discomfort at the location of your soft tissue injury until the pain and inflammation settle. Always consult your doctor and/or Physical Therapist before using any of our outstanding products, to make sure they are right for you and your condition. The more diligent you are with your treatment and rehabilitation, the faster you will see successful results!
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