Bacteria: ActivArmor vs. traditional casts

Bacteria: ActivArmor vs. traditional casts

We are going to discuss the difference between ActivArmor and traditional casts when it comes to bacteria. In the previous post, we discussed how water collects with traditional casts and the build up of bacteria causes them to stink. In this post, we are going to...
Carpal Tunnel and ActivArmor

Carpal Tunnel and ActivArmor

What exactly is carpal tunnel syndrome?  Carpal tunnel syndrome is a condition that causes pain, numbness or tingling in your fingers.  Those symptoms are caused by pressure that is placed on your median nerve.  Your median nerve sits in a tunnel, that runs from the...
Does your cast stink?

Does your cast stink?

If you have been one of those unlucky people that have had to wear either a cast or splint, then you can relate to this post. You break a bone and your doctor puts you in a cast/splint. You typically will have to wear it around 6-12 weeks, depending on how fast it...