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Inflatable Exercise Balls: A Buyers Guide

Inflatable exercise balls, known as stability balls, Swiss balls, or fitness balls, are essential in fitness and rehabilitation. These versatile tools enhance core strength, balance, flexibility, and aid in injury recovery. Made from durable, burst-resistant materials, they support various exercises that engage multiple muscle groups, making them invaluable for home gyms, fitness centres, and therapeutic settings.

Different types cater to specific needs: stability balls for diverse exercises, peanut balls for added stability in therapy and prenatal use, Bosu balls for unique balance training, and yoga balls for flexibility and deep stretches. Choosing the right ball is crucial for effectiveness and safety, considering size, material quality, and intended use.

At Algeos, we offer a range of high-quality exercise balls to meet diverse needs, supporting your journey to better health and fitness. For more details on the types, uses, and benefits of exercise balls, continue reading

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Clip art vector showing two doctors examining diabetic foot ulcer

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FAQs of Diabetic Foot Ulcers: What you need to know

There are currently an estimated 4.8 million people in the UK living with diabetes. Of that cohort, approximately 10% will develop a diabetic foot ulcer. If not properly managed, the complications of diabetic foot ulcers can lead to lower-limb amputation, significantly reducing mortality rate for those living with the disease. To help you understand and prevent these issues, we've compiled a list of frequently asked questions (FAQs) about diabetic foot ulcers.

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Foot Supination

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Preventing Foot Supination: A Guide

Foot supination, also known as underpronation, is a condition where the foot rolls outward during walking or running. While this might seem like a minor issue, supination can lead to a host of problems including ankle sprains, plantar fasciitis, and shin splints.

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Orthotic being grinded on a grinding machine

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Proven and Trusted Materials for Foot Support

Did you know that research published in British Medical Journal found that foot pain affects over 200 million people worldwide? Your footwear choices matter more than you think. 

Foot support is the assistance that is provided to the feet to maintain their natural structure, alignment, and functionality. Correct foot support can reduce the risk of overstraining muscles, tendons, and ligaments by keeping your joints aligned and moving properly.

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Podiatrist examining patients foot

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Reasons why YOU need a Podiatrist

A podiatrist is a medical professional devoted to the treatment of disorders of the foot and ankle, to improve people’s mobility, independence, and quality of life. Our feet play a crucial role in our daily lives, so why not make sure that they are in the right condition, so it doesn’t affect our overall well-being?

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Ali and Sangeeta at the Village of Hope

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Algeos donates crucial medical supplies to support podiatric services at the Village of Hope in India

Algeos, a leading provider of medical supplies and equipment, establishes its partnership with podiatrists visiting the Village of Hope in New Dheli, India, to provide much needed chairside materials. A thriving residential community, the Village of Hope was built in 1993 by HOPE Foundation, part of HOPE Worldwide, and sits on 22.4 acres of land with almost 800 houses for approximately 6,000 people.

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Why Diabetic Foot Ulcers aren’t healing, and what to do about it

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Why Diabetic Foot Ulcers aren’t healing, and what to do about it

Diabetes is one of the most common diseases amongst adults in the UK, affecting roughly 4.3 million people and responsible for 174 amputations every week. Diabetic foot ulcers occur in between 10% and15% of people living with diabetes and, if left unmanaged, can lead to serious complications for the individual.

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  1. Clip art vector showing two doctors examining diabetic foot ulcer

    FAQs of Diabetic Foot Ulcers: What you need to know

    There are currently an estimated 4.8 million people in the UK living with diabetes. Of that cohort, approximately 10% will develop a diabetic foot ulcer. If not properly managed, the complications of diabetic foot ulcers can lead to lower-limb amputation, significantly reducing mortality rate for those living with the disease. To help you understand and prevent these issues, we've compiled a list of frequently asked questions (FAQs) about diabetic foot ulcers.

  2. Ali and Sangeeta at the Village of Hope

    Algeos donates crucial medical supplies to support podiatric services at the Village of Hope in India

    Algeos, a leading provider of medical supplies and equipment, establishes its partnership with podiatrists visiting the Village of Hope in New Dheli, India, to provide much needed chairside materials. A thriving residential community, the Village of Hope was built in 1993 by HOPE Foundation, part of HOPE Worldwide, and sits on 22.4 acres of land with almost 800 houses for approximately 6,000 people.

  3. Algeos' Charity of 2024 - Zoe's Place

    Algeos' Charity of 2024 - Zoe's Place

    Algeos’ Charity of the Year for 2024 is Zoe’s Place - we have already held several charity events and have a full calendar ready for the rest of the year. 

    Zoe’s Place Baby Hospice is the only baby-specific hospice in the UK. It is an amazing charity providing respite, palliative, and end-of-life care for babies and young children aged between 0 to 5. They offer a range of therapies and activities for children who stay at Zoe's Place for regular, short stay respite care, helping to embrace their childhood. 

    Family members and carers can access counselling and complementary therapies to help support them through their child’s illnesses, with bereavement counselling available. 

    The hospice in Liverpool has been there for children and their families on the same site within Liverpool for the last 28 years, but now they urgently need £3.5 million to fund for their new, long-term home for their vital and specialist services within W

  4. Algeos steps up eco-responsibility with ISO:14001 accreditation

    Algeos steps up eco-responsibility with ISO:14001 accreditation

    SO:14001 is an internationally recognised standard for environmental management systems (EMS), designed to help organisations minimise their environmental footprint, comply with applicable laws, regulations, and other environmentally oriented requirements.

  5. Person running in the snow

    Exploring the impact of cold weather on foot conditions

    As winter approaches, bringing cold temperatures and icy conditions, it's vital to take additional measures to stay warm and safe. While staying indoors offers comfort and dryness, venturing outside exposes us to harsh weather. It's essential to be prepared for these challenging outdoor conditions during the winter months.

  6. Embracing work/life balance at Algeos

    Embracing work/life balance at Algeos

    Work-related stress is an increasing concern for businesses and workers in the UK. In fact, a study carried out by the Chartered Institute of Personnel Development (CIPD) found that almost a quarter of UK workers are exhausted at work and between 24 and 29 per cent of people found it difficult to fulfil outside commitments due to their job.

  7. IWD2023

    International Women's Day 2023

    Team Algeos is so lucky to work with these amazing and hardworking women. Let’s continue to empower and uplift each other as we work towards our goals and a more equitable society.

  8. Klarna with Algeos

    Algeos offer new payment service to help customers spread the costs

    Spread the cost of device and equipment expenditure with Klarna. No more upfront investment for prescribed patient devices. You pay, when you get paid!

  9. The Queens Death

    Bank Holiday Closure

    Our offices will be closed for the bank holiday as a mark of respect for the state funeral of Queen Elizabeth II. We want to allow employees the opportunity to pay their respects and commemorate the Queen's reign.

  10. Northern Powerhouse

    Powerhouse Perspective: Max Sheridan

    In the latest instalment of Insider's Q&A series on the Northern Powerhouse, Max Sheridan, managing director at Algeos, discusses what the initiative means to him, calls for greater funding for councils and communities, and outlines the importance of skills and talent acquisition.

  11. Team Algeos about to jump

    #Team Algeos Jump out of plane for Claire House

    Weather permitting; in a few hours’ time, I will be getting into an aircraft, before climbing to an altitude of over ten thousand feet, only to launch myself out of an open door and jump from a perfectly serviceable aircraft and head southwards towards the earth below.

  12. 3D Printing for Foot Orthotics

    Voxelcare 3D Printing Solutions Now Shipping

    Introducing the VXC3DP Filament Cube from Voxelcare, a modular FDM unit containing a 3D printer that can operate as a single-unit system or combined with multiple VXC3DP Cubes to increase production output.

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