Lightweight and removable this brace provides effective stability for ankle problems. A must for people who are prone to ankle sprains. The Aircast provides lateral support for an ankle after a sprain but allows ankle flexion and safe stable walking without re-injury. Some people wear them to give preventative stability for walking on uneven terrain or during sports. 800/ 526-8785 www.aircast.com
Grain filled hot/cold pack that can be kept in freezer or heated in the microwave which provides natural moist heat or cold. No fear of forgetting to turn off the heat as these packs return to room temperature on their own.
A large flat pack with a Velcro strap is ideal for low back or large thigh; a smaller roll type is great for necks or around small body parts. Available at most Walgreen Drug Stores. www.walgreens.com
Oxo Good Grips
Makes ergonomic grip kitchen, garden tools and gadgets. www.oxo.com
Spenco Neoprene Insoles
Made from the nearly indestructible Neoprene rubber, these insoles never pank down like most foam insoles do. They are more lightweight than the heavier rubber insoles on the market. From simple flat insoles that fit into any shoe to provide greater cushion under heels and metatarsals,
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