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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 Firstaid4sport we know the lengths […]

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Snow Sports

Preparing to Ski – Episode 1

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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.

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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 fingers without being in pain.

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Health and Wellbeing

Get Ready for Ski Season with Firstaid4sport

With just 12 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.

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