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How Do Face Shields Help?

With hundreds of millions of Americans wearing face masks nowadays, did you ever wonder if there was an alternative option? If you find reusable and disposable face masks uncomfortable to breathe with, wearing face shields could be a better option. … Continue reading

Stay Safe with CanDo® Hand Sanitizer

Going out this holiday weekend? Make sure to bring some hand sanitizer with you! Hand sanitizer can be a life saver when it comes to fighting off germs. One hand sanitizer that we recommend is our CanDo® Hand Sanitizer. CanDo® … Continue reading

July 4th, 2020 Health and Safety Tips

Planning on celebrating July 4th this holiday weekend? With everything going on in the world currently, you might be celebrating a little bit differently this year compared to other years. Below are some safety tips on how you can take … Continue reading

Choose AIREX® for your Exercise Mat Workouts

Are you tired of working out on hard, dirty surfaces and want an exercise mat that can give you a better workout experience? Then AIREX® has got you covered. With high-quality, portable mats at your disposal, you are sure to … Continue reading

Do you Need an Exercise Mat?

You are doing sit ups on the floor of your home and the next morning you get up and your back is bothering you. What happened? You may have hurt your back from exercising on the plain floor and not … Continue reading

Stay Protected with Disposable Face Masks

Wearing a mask when going out in public is the new norm, and it is important to use to stay safe and protected. With disposable masks, you can do just that by being able to prevent being exposed or transmitting … Continue reading

Wearing a Face Mask Properly

With businesses starting to slowly reopen around the U.S we must get used to the new norm of wearing face masks everywhere we go. This allows stores and businesses to have a safe environment for their customers and their employees. … Continue reading

Product Spotlight: CanDo® Massage Tools

Massaging can be difficult without the proper equipment. If you are a massage professional or trying to give yourself a massage at home, it is important to have the right massage tools set up to get the perfect massage. Whether … Continue reading

Relieving Stress with Massage Therapy

Sometimes life can be stressful, especially during this current pandemic. One way people relieve stress is with a massage. People often go to a spa or massage parlor to get a massage, but during this pandemic most of those places are … Continue reading

Stay Safe and Germ Free with Hand Sanitizer

During this uncertain time, it can be difficult to get back to your ordinary life without feeling like you will get sick. Therefore, you should take precautions and learn to disinfect anything and everything you touch. One of the best tools … Continue reading

National Safety Month 2020

Do you know that June is National Safety Month? Observed annually during the month of June by the National Safety Council (NSC), National Safety Month looks to promote safety both inside and outside the workplace. Now, more than ever, it is … Continue reading

Homeschool with the CanDo® Donut Ball

Are you one of the many parents who is now forced to homeschool you child? Teaching your kid at home is not an easy thing to do, especially if your kid will not sit still. Need a solution to this … Continue reading

What is Active Sitting?

Sitting for long periods of time can be tough, especially when all our body wants to do is move around. As human beings, we are not meant to be sitting around all day, but some jobs require it. So how do … Continue reading

Use the Baseline Pedometer for Mediation Walks

While you exercise both your mind and body on a meditation walk, you may want to know how many steps you are taking. Measuring your steps can help with step goals, and this can give you motivation to walk even further … Continue reading

Meditation Walks

With the world slowly opening, you may still feel hesitation going to the gym even if your gym is now reopened. That is okay, as there are still many ways to exercise without going to a gym. One of which is … Continue reading

Preventing Osteoporosis with Exercise

As people age, Osteoporosis becomes more and more common among men and women. Instead of succumbing to the crippling effects of this disease, there are actions you can do to prevent it. Exercise is a great way to help prevent … Continue reading

National Osteoporosis Month 2020

Do you know that May is not only the month to celebrate National Physical Fitness and Sports but to also celebrate National Osteoporosis Month? During this month, the National Osteoporosis Foundation strives to raise awareness for osteoporosis, a disease which … Continue reading

Staying Active with CanDo® MGE™

If you want to stay healthy and active this month, we recommend the CanDo® MGE™ Exerciser. This lightweight resistance exerciser can help you do strength training anywhere at anytime. It’s perfect for an indoor home workout if you’re stuck indoors. With … Continue reading

National Physical Fitness and Sports Month

The month of May is National Physical Fitness and Sports Month! During this month, staying physically active is a goal everyone should have. The weather is getting warmer, so if you have the ability to be outside while still social distancing, … Continue reading

Exercise at Home with TOGU®

One of the key ingredients of avoiding cabin fever is exercise. Exercising not only kills the spare time you have, but also helps you live a healthier life. Are you bored by the exercise equipment you own? Try something new … Continue reading

Tips to Avoid Cabin Fever at Home

Are you getting distressed and bored from being home all day? You might not have the symptoms of COVID-19 but instead cabin fever. Cabin fever does not actually give you a fever, but it can give you a feeling of being … Continue reading

Product Spotlight: AIREX® Cloud

Are you a fan of balance training? One tool many people use to balance train is a balance pad. This unstable surface can give any normal exercise, like push-ups, a greater challenge. If you are used to using a standard AIREX® … Continue reading

HIIT Workout at Home

Have your ever completed a HIIT (high-intensity interval training) workout? This workout routine combines cardio and strength training to help you lose body fat and gain muscle. Research has found that working out with bursts of intensity followed by short periods … Continue reading

Graded Pinch Exerciser for Occupational Therapy

Do you think about how many items you grab onto daily? Gripping is an action people do daily, whether it’s gripping a coin to pay a parking meter, opening a door, or grasping a drink. It is an essential ability that … Continue reading

Occupational Therapy Month 2020

April showers may bring May flowers, but it also brings Occupational Therapy Month! Every year during the month of April people all over the United States celebrate National Occupational Therapy Month. During this month the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) … Continue reading

Exercise and Rehabilitate at Home with CanDo®

Stuck at home and need equipment to remain active? CanDo® has you covered with our all new CanDo® At-Home Exercise and PT Kits. CanDo® At-Home Exercise Kits At-Home Exercise Kits are designed to bring gym workouts to your home. Each kit offers … Continue reading

Tips to Workout from Home

Still stuck inside with no gym to go to? The gym is usually the ideal place to exercise because it provides the fitness equipment with less of the distraction that home brings. But what if you can’t go to the gym? … Continue reading

Use TOGU® to Help with your Dog Fitness Training

Dog fitness training is only as good as the tools you use. With TOGU®, there are plenty of high-quality products you can use at home to help you train your dog. From balancing to massaging, TOGU® has some great products … Continue reading

Fitness Training at home with your Dog

Are you stuck at home with your dog? While there are many home workout exercises you can do, did you know there are many your dog can do too? It turns out dog fitness training is one trend taking the world … Continue reading

Product Spotlight: CanDo® Therapy Propeller

Finding the right upper body exerciser can sometimes be difficult, especially if you are looking for something that is portable, lightweight and helps with range of motion. If you are looking for all those previously mentioned in one sleek design, look … Continue reading

Keeping a Hygienic Workout Environment

Staying at home does not mean you have to stop being hygienic when it comes to your workout. In fact, sanitary practices are one of the biggest pet peeves when it comes to working out. It is good to know how … Continue reading

Glassless Table Mirror for Speech Therapy

Depending on the age and severity of the speech disorder, therapists will use a variety of techniques to help treat it. One technique a speech therapist might use is having their patient practice mouth movements in front of a mirror. Practicing in … Continue reading

What is Speech Therapy?

Therapy is a very general term that encompasses a variety of different treatments intended to relieve or heal a disorder. With speech therapy, people with communication or speech disorders are quickly assessed and treated. In this blog we detail exactly what … Continue reading

Increase Safety with a FabSafe™ Fall Mat

This week is Patient Safety Awareness Week. With that in mind, we want to stress that doctors as well as patients should practice caution to lessen medical mistakes. As a doctor it is always good to seek new safety tools to … Continue reading

Patient Safety Awareness Week 2020

Among doctors and medical professionals, safety should be the number one concern when it comes to working with their patients. However, sometimes this is not always the case as mistakes can be made which can inadvertently hurt the patient. From March … Continue reading

Tools you need for a Better Night’s Sleep

Sleep is very important, as we have mentioned in our article earlier this week. Sleep takes about 1/3 of your entire life and it is an integral part of leading a healthy lifestyle. If you are tossing and turning at night … Continue reading

National Sleep Awareness Week 2020

No matter who you are, as human beings we all need sleep. Sleep is needed every day for people to function the following day. Without sleep, you won’t be able to perform at your best, so it is important to raise … Continue reading

Benefits of Antimicrobial TheraPutty®

With virus and flu season keeping people at high alert, it is important to have some products that can help protect you from germs. If you are a Physical Therapist and use TheraPutty® with all your patients, you might be concerned … Continue reading

How to Protect yourself from Viruses

With the coronavirus becoming an epidemic, we thought it would be a good time to discuss how to protect yourself from viruses. Viruses can be very dangerous and can sometimes be life threatening. Risk of contracting the coronavirus right now is … Continue reading

Product Spotlight: Baseline® Body Fat Scale

BMI is not the only measurement for determining how much body fat you have. There are many other tools that can measure your body fat percentage. Measuring your body fat percentage is considered by some medical professionals as a more accurate … Continue reading

What is BMI?

Have you ever measured your body mass index (BMI)? Measuring your BMI can give you a view of how much body fat your have and can help you determine if you are underweight, healthy weight, overweight or obese. This form of … Continue reading

Product Spotlight: CanDo® Massage Gun

If you ever wanted a professional massage whenever you wanted in the convenience of your own home, you’re in luck! The CanDo® Massage Gun is the perfect electric massager for you. This handheld massager powerfully delivers percussion massages (repeated, rapid striking of the … Continue reading

Benefits of an Electric Massager

Do you use a manual self-massager? These tools are great for releasing knots and relieving sore muscles. However, sometimes they just take up too much energy to use. Most of the time when people want a massage, they’re too tired to … Continue reading

Products for BFRT

As mentioned in our previous blog, Blood Flow Restriction Training (BFRT) can bridge the gap between early rehabilitation and heavy lifting again post-surgery. You can get all the benefits of heavy lifting with BFRT without the need to use heavy … Continue reading

What is Blood Flow Restriction Training?

If you are not caught up in the fitness training world, there is a new training method that’s becoming the next big thing. It is called Blood Flow Restriction Training (BFRT) and it is becoming more and more of a trend … Continue reading

Medical Advancements in the 2020s

It is astounding how each year there seems to be more and more revolutionary ideas when it comes to technology in the medical field. These medical advancements have proven to be beneficial for both doctors and patients. Below we’ve listed some … Continue reading

Different Types of TheraPutty®

TheraPutty® hand exercise material is one of our most popular products, and for good reason. It is unique in the way it helps you exercise your hand. It is both fun and beneficial in many ways. However, what if we told you … Continue reading

TheraPutty® and Autism

As most parents who have children on the Autism spectrum can tell you, if there’s one thing that has been tried and tested at home and at therapy, it would be therapy tools. While there are many that are useful, one … Continue reading

Warmup with CanDo® Tubing with Handles

As mentioned in our previous article, it is important to warmup before exercising to get your blood pumping and reduce your risk of injury. One piece of exercise equipment that’s great to warmup with is CanDo® Tubing with Handles. Lightweight, compact … Continue reading

Wintertime Workout Tips

Winter is here and the cold weather tends to deter people from going to the gym to work out. Especially during those cold rainy and snowy days, you might just want to hibernate and wake up when it’s warmer. Sure, you … Continue reading

Exercises for Older Adults

As people age, they should be more conscious of how they exercise. Exercises that were done as a young adult, may no longer be suitable and could lead to serious injury. Below are some low-impact exercises that are great for … Continue reading

Exercise for your Heart

Getting older does not necessarily mean you have to give up the gym. In fact, staying active and exercising as you age has shown to help your heart. Let’s face it, people are not getting any younger and older adults can’t … Continue reading

New Year’s Fitness Resolution Tools

Do you know roughly 59% of people who have a fitness goal at the beginning of the year end up quitting? This does not have to be you. It’s important to remain focused and committed. Part of the reason why … Continue reading

New Year’s Fitness Resolutions

Have you made your New Year’s resolutions? The year 2020 is almost upon us and it’s very common for people to make various fitness goals as their resolutions as they enter a new year. However, almost two thirds of the people … Continue reading

Burning off Holiday Calories

Are you worried about the extra holiday calories you consumed this holiday season? Thankfully we got you covered with tips to get you in shape with no weights required! All you need is an AIREX® mat of your choice and small area of … Continue reading

Have a Healthy Holiday

During the Holiday Season, it can be pretty difficult to stay healthy when there is an abundance of food in front of your face from all the holiday meals. Thus, it should come to no surprise that some people gain a … Continue reading

Effective Kettlebell Exercises

Kettlebells have become a very popular alternative to traditional free weights such as dumbbells and barbells. Their weird cannonball like appearance adds a lot of versatility when it comes to strength training and endurance. Whether you are just starting out or … Continue reading

Getting Started with a Kettlebell

When it comes to exercising with free weights most people associate it with dumbbells. However, that is not necessarily the case as there a lot of different weight options to choose from when exercising with free weights. For example, Kettlebells are … Continue reading

Holiday Shopping List

With the holiday season, it can be tough to find a gift for a loved one. Fortunately, we’ve got you covered with gifts and more to satisfy and make your friends and family happy. Below we’ve listed some great gift … Continue reading

Fitness Tips for the Holiday Season

How do you celebrate the holiday season? A lot of people choose to spend time with their family and eat special holiday meals. Even though the holiday season is here it does not mean you have to accept gaining weight from … Continue reading

Warm up with Waxwel®

It is getting colder outside and soon Winter will be upon us. As the weather outside gets colder we tend to gravitate towards warmer things. Coffee, hot chocolate and sitting by the fire are all things that immediately come to mind. … Continue reading

Staying Warm this Winter

Winter is almost officially upon us and you have probably already started to feel it. The freezing winds with colder temperatures and hints of snowfall would make anyone just want to stay home where it is warm. Unfortunately, we all cannot … Continue reading

Burn Calories with the CanDo® Multi-Grip™ Exerciser

If you are not a fan of circuit training or find it boring, you should try practicing exercises with the help of an exercise tool. Having an exercise tool can keep you engaged and make exercising fun. One tool that … Continue reading

A Quick Pre-Thanksgiving Workout

Picture this. It is thanksgiving morning and you are looking to prepare for the feast ahead. You got your stretchy pants ready and maybe you are skipping breakfast. One more thing you can do before you start filling your face with … Continue reading

Product Spotlight: CanDo® Balance Pad

Balance training can be done with just your body, but for a more effective training session try using a balance pad. Balancing with a balance pad can help with stability training and it is proven to be more effective than just … Continue reading

Balance Exercises for Seniors

As people grow older, the fear of falling becomes more prevalent. With each fall, there lies a greater chance of serious injury. One bad fall can be very detrimental to seniors, which is why it is important for them to practice … Continue reading

Product Spotlight: TOGU® Challenge Disc

Would you like to add excitement to your exercise routine? Then look no further than the TOGU® Challenge Disc 2.0! As a device that is great for everyone, The TOGU® Challenge Disc enables the perfect amount of balance and coordination … Continue reading

What is Neuromuscular Activation?

Have you ever heard of neuromuscular activation? A term commonly used in the physical therapy world, neuromuscular activation is simply the combination of your nervous and muscular systems. It is used to help improve your exercises and decrease the decline of … Continue reading

Types of Weights for Cardio Training

If you have decided to begin cardio training with weights, it is time to decide which weights are best for you to use. There are a variety of weights to choose from, so we have listed some of the most … Continue reading

Running with Weights

Walking and running are very good forms of exercise which can lead to a healthy lifestyle. Some people like to add weights to their cardio exercises to increase the challenge. However, does it really make you stronger? This answer varies from … Continue reading

Indoor Halloween Fun with Sensory Ball Pits

Not going out this Halloween? There are some fun things to do indoors that can still help your guests have a good time. If you have ever been to places like “Chuck E. Cheese”, you know that ball pits can be … Continue reading

How to Stay Healthy and Safe this Halloween

Does the thought of Halloween candy get you scared? Generally, Halloween is that time of the year to fill up on junk food and sweets that you or your children would get trick-or-treating. If you fear this candy may make you … Continue reading

Improving Sleep with a New Pillow

There are many reasons why you might not be able to sleep at night. One common reason might be your phone, but there are other reasons such as an uncomfortable pillow that can put too much stress on your body. It … Continue reading

The Importance of a Good Night’s Sleep

Are you able to sleep well at night? Getting a good night’s sleep is important and should not be ignored in any way. It turns out, lack of sleep can actually lead to serious health issues. People who are not able … Continue reading

Choosing the Right Foam Roller

Have you ever used a foam roller? There are many different foam rollers that suit different body types and needs. Foam rollers can come with different densities, shapes and sizes. Just like finding the right mattress, you should spend some … Continue reading

The Benefits of Foam Rolling

If you are new to exercising, you may see people at the gym using a tool called a foam roller. Most people look at others using a foam roller and wonder what exactly they are doing. For those who are unaware, … Continue reading

Product Spotlight: CanDo® Inflatable Balance Discs

This year for National Chiropractic Month the American Chiropractic Association is placing focus on informing the public on the importance of your musculoskeletal (MSK) system. One exercise tool that can be used to help improve your MSK system is a CanDo® Inflatable … Continue reading

National Chiropractic Health Month 2019

Every year, the month of October is recognized as National Chiropractic Health Month. Around this time of the year the American Chiropractic Association (ACA) celebrates chiropractic health and promotes ways it can be improved. This year, the ACA specifically wants to … Continue reading

Product Spotlight: CanDo® Digi-Flex®

If you have suffered from a hand or finger injury, you might want to consider using the CanDo® Digi-Flex® with your hand therapist. In our previous blog, we mentioned some of our favorite exercises you can do with a Digi-Flex® … Continue reading

Improve Hand Strength with Digi-Flex®

Have you ever had to seek a hand therapist? Whether it is to recover from hand surgery or to strengthen your hands, one tool recommended by hand therapists is our CanDo® Digi-Flex®! A lot of people know of the Digi-Flex®, but … Continue reading

Tools to Help Prevent the Flu

During flu season you should not always rely on just the flu shot to help you prevent the flu. Yes, it is very effective and a nice line of defense, but it does not help as much if you are … Continue reading

Early Flu Vaccinations

As Fall has just fallen upon us, so has colder weather and flu season. Although flu season does not reach its peak until around December through February, that does not mean that you should wait to get your flu shot then. … Continue reading

Treating Lower Back Pain

Lower back pain is not a great feeling, but, as mentioned in our previous blog, it is treatable. If you have just started feeling pain in your lower back, there are multiple treatment options. Below are some products that you … Continue reading

Lower Back Pain

Do you have lower back pain? According to the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS), at least 80 percent of Americans will experience lower back pain in their lifetime. This makes it one of the most common causes for … Continue reading

Types of CBD Products

CBD products come in many different forms to suit different peoples’ preferences and needs. To suit these preferences, we offer a variety of different AmourCBD products, each containing CBD in them. All AmourCBD products contains pure CBD extract and 0.0% THC. Each … Continue reading

What is CBD?

Have you heard the term CBD? Recently, CBD has become a new buzzword in the health and wellness industry. CBD has been infiltrating pretty much every corner of the wellness world, from coffee shops and spas to retail stores. Everyone … Continue reading

Product Spotlight: CanDo® Stockinette

Has your doctor ever recommended that you use a stockinette sleeve? There are multiple medical issues that stockinette can help with. As mentioned in our article “Stockinette in Sports”, stockinette can offer great compression for those who have bursitis, or it … Continue reading

Stockinette in Sports

Have you ever noticed while watching your favorite sport on TV, some of the athletes wear arm sleeves? Turns out that these “sleeves” are a medical garment called stockinette. Stockinette is a compression garment that can be used on the arm … Continue reading

Exercising with the CanDo® Multi-Grip™ Exerciser

Ready for your total-body workout? Our CanDo® Multi-Grip™ Exerciser is the perfect tool to add to your total-body workout routine! This resistance exerciser is lightweight, space saving and highly portable. It is designed to provide unlimited exercise options to users who want … Continue reading

Total-Body vs Body Part-Focused Workouts

Everyone has their own goals when it comes to exercising. Some people like to get extremely big and strong, some people want to lose a few pounds and others just want to maintain their physical fitness. There are a variety of … Continue reading

Self-Massage Tips

Have you ever gotten a professional massage before? For some people, paying for a professional massage can be expensive. Sometimes it is best to just do things yourself because you know your body and what exactly you need. Self-massages are easy … Continue reading

Product Spotlight: CanDo® Ball Chairs

Have you used one of our CanDo® ball chairs before? If so, you may have noticed that the inflatable ball only comes in the color black. Now you can personalize your ball chair! For the first time, we are now offering … Continue reading

Training with Calisthenics

Are you the type of person who does not like to go for a run to exercise? Many people seek alternatives to running when looking for a cardio based workout. Going for a run is not fun for everyone but most … Continue reading

Product Spotlight: CanDo® DIGI-Grip™

Are you looking to improve strength and flexibility in your hands, fingers or forearms? If your hands are weak post-surgery or -injury, you may want to ask your doctor about using a CanDo® DIGI-Grip™ during your recovery. The CanDo® DIGI-Grip™ can strengthen user’s … Continue reading

Arthritis and the Weather

Many people with arthritis might mention time and time again, “the weather is affecting my arthritis.” This may happen every time “bad” weather comes, as some people claim they can feel it in their bones and body. Though many people with … Continue reading

CanDo® Products for Professional Gaming

Like other professional athletes, professional e-Sport gamers train and condition their bodies for competition. To train, these athletes use a lot of various products, many of which are common within the Physical Therapy field. Below we’ve detailed a few training … Continue reading

Training for Professional Gaming

Nowadays, sports can encompass a variety of different athletes. In the world of e-Sports, professional gaming athletes mainly use their hands and fingers to gain victory over their opposing team. As a result of this hand use, it’s key that these … Continue reading

Exercising with Aquatic Hand Bars

In the hot summer months, it is important to stay cool and hydrated. Nothing feels more cooling and relaxing than going to the pool. You can do all sorts of activities at the pool, including working out. If you are … Continue reading

What is Proper Hydration?

The summer can bring about some extremely hot days, especially around July and August. Therefore, it is important to stay cool and hydrated all summer long to avoid dehydration. Drinking water is the best way to stay hydrated however, do you … Continue reading

Using TheraPutty® for Hand Rehabilitation

Physical Therapists (PTs) have an arsenal of products and equipment to help their patients recover from their injuries. When it comes to hand therapy there are several different products to use depending on the type of hand injury. One product that … Continue reading