Just as athletes push themselves to break records—an Olympic record, a world record, even a personal best—innovation and evolution drive the technology and know-how behind the cutting-edge equipment and supplies keeping your players primed and ready for that next performance.
These products may promote faster healing, offer a less invasive treatment, reduce recovery times, deliver important training metrics, enhance post-surgery rehabilitation, and provide more accurate imaging.
Here are some of the latest sports medicine products and tools available from Henry Schein that are on the cutting edge of innovation and technology.
While athletic trainers are known for treating and preventing injury, ensuring a clean, sanitized facility is also a top priority. Human soil accidents involving blood, feces, and vomit can happen every day in any area. These soils can leave behind harsh stains, unpleasant orders, and germs. If not properly cleaned, these germs can spread illness around the athletic training facility.
It’s time to elevate your athletes’ performance with high-quality resistance bands by CanDo. Resistance-band training can strengthen, tone, and condition all major muscle groups and can be performed anytime, anywhere.
It's easier than ever to keep dangerous germs at bay with Clorox Healthcare® VersaSure® Cleaner Disinfectant Wipes. The patented alcohol-free quat formula (which offers many advantages over bleach) kills 44 pathogens and exhibits low odor and low residue to provide an effective clean.
Iontophoresis is a popular treatment administered by athletic trainers and physical therapists to help injured or recovering athletes by using electricity to drive medication through an athlete's skin and into the injured muscle.
With more than 10 million sports injuries occurring each year, Mobile DI by Orthoscan™ was designed to meet the unique needs of student athletes. With portability at its core, the Mobile DI is the first and only mini C-arm created specifically for clinical and off-site imaging needs.
According to HCA Healthcare, “20 percent of people who’ve died from traumatic injuries could have survived with quick bleeding control.” Automobile accidents, natural disasters, self-inflicted injuries, or shootings are everyday emergencies that can arise anytime or anywhere. With only three to five minutes to take bleeding-control actions, it is imperative that athletic trainers and medical professionals are armed with an easy-to-use life-saving kit.
An athlete is no stranger to sweat. From daily practices to weekend games and matches, they can lose weight from sweating during a single session. Gatorade’s scientific formula of key electrolytes helps replace what players have lost. With more than 50 years of game-testing research, Gatorade is proven to keep teams hydrated on and off the field.
Dry needling is a pain relief method similar to acupuncture that uses needles to decrease pain, reduce muscle tightness, and improve range of motion. According to the Cleveland Clinic, some applications for your athletes could include: joint problems, disk problems, tendinitis, whiplash, repetitive motion disorders, spinal problems, pelvic pain, and phantom pain.
If you’re using dry needling as a pain relief technique for your athletes, you can expect high quality and consistent results with APS Dry Needling Needles, the first needles designed specifically for dry needling.
The Pain Eliminating 17-Piece Deluxe™ Cup Set is a high-quality cupping set from Korea. It contains a variety of sizes that are ideal for use on the back (larger sizes) as well as for areas such as neck and shoulders (smaller sizes). The cups are heat resistant and may be boiled. The pistol-grip hand pump allows the practitioner to obtain varying levels of suction to help keep patients comfortable. The silicone valves are used to remove air and release the seal when the treatment is complete.
The performance an athlete gets out of his or her body is determined by what goes into it.
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