Press Release Summary:
Industrial Knee Saver offers gentle support between calf and thigh, taking excess strain off knee joint while in crouched position. It benefits employee, as well as employer by reducing employee injury, loss of work, and painful knee surgery. Knee Saver is suited for anyone whose job requires him or her to squat or kneel for long periods of time such as carpenters, roofers, landscapers, and warehouse workers.
Original Press Release:
AliMed® Industrial Knee Saver Reduces Knee Cartilage Damage
August 23, 2004, Dedham, MA-Studies have shown people who squat for extended periods of time have over 11 times the risk of knee cartilage damage. AliMed, inc., a leading ergonomic solutions provider, has developed an Industrial Knee Saver for anyone whose job requires him or her to squat or kneel for long periods of time. The lightweight, comfortable pads offer gentle support between the calf and the thigh, taking excess strain off the knee joint while in a crouched position. It benefits the employee, as well as the employer by reducing employee injury, loss of work and painful knee surgery-resulting in a long recovery period. Whether you're a carpenter, roofer, landscaper, warehouse worker or the DIY'er (do-it-yourself), the Industrial Knee Saver is a simple, yet effective way to reduce the risk of knee cartilage damage. The Industrial Knee Saver is a cousin to the very popular Baseball Knee Saver that protects the multimillion knees of Major League catchers Mike Piazza and Sandy Alomar, Jr., "It (the Knee Saver) works great. The first day I used it, I couldn't believe how awesome it felt." Sandy Alomar, Chicago White Sox. For further details about the Industrial Knee Saver, please contact Stacey Morano at 800-225-2610, ext. 374. About AliMed®... Since its inception in the early 1970s, AliMed inc. has grown to become a leading manufacturer and distributor of healthcare-related products. AliMed is a customer-service oriented company committed to promoting health and wellness by providing high quality health-related supplies in a cost-effective manner. Through a combination of proprietary branded products and partnerships with more than 200 suppliers. AliMed now distributes over 25,000 products to healthcare facilities worldwide. A comprehensive selection of AliMed products is available online at www.alimed.com.