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Disclaimer, Terms and Conditions

Updated February 1, 2012
The following notice applies to all World Wide Web Pages of the Thera-Band® Academy located at

This is a commercial website for Thera-Band® and Biofreeze® products, sponsored and maintained by The Hygenic Corporation. We do not accept outside advertising.

All materials available on this website, particularly those containing health, medical, and/or therapy information are presented for information and educational purposes only. This general information is not intended to diagnose any medical condition or to replace your healthcare professional. The Hygenic Corporation does not provide physical or occupational therapy or any other medical services or advice through the Internet.

Most individuals can safely participate in light to moderate physical activity programs. If you have any injury, disease, disability or other concern about starting an exercise program, consult your healthcare provider first. Consult with your healthcare professional to design an appropriate exercise prescription and to avoid the potential harm of doing any inappropriate exercises for a particular problem. If you experience any pain or difficulty with any exercises, stop and consult your healthcare provider.

While the Hygenic Corporation makes every effort to present accurate and reliable information on this website, The Hygenic Corporation does not guarantee it's accuracy. The Hygenic Corporation is not responsible for any of the content found on any other website pages linked to by



The Hygenic Corporation reserves the right to change, modify, or update this statement at any time without notice.

Acceptance of Terms. When you access this site, you acknowledge that you have read and agree to abide by the terms described below. If you do not agree to the terms discussed here, you should exit this site now.

Age Requirements. If you are under the age of 18, your use of this site must be approved by a parent or legal guardian. All registrations for workshops must be submitted by someone 18 years of age or older.

Copyright. Everything on this site is copyrighted. The copyrights are owned by The Hygenic Corporation except in cases where the original creator retains copyright of the material. Copyrights to external links are owned and/or the responsibility of those external sites. However, you are free to view and print material from this site as long as these Terms of Use conditions are met.

Use of Information.
The material is used for information only. The material is used for non-commercial purposes only. Copies of any material should acknowledge the source ( and include The Hygenic Corporation copyright notice. Print copies of materials contained in this Website for which The Hygenic Corporation owns the copyright may also be used for face-to-face educational purposes when the above criteria have been met. These materials may not be mirrored, derivatized, or reproduced without the express written permission of The Hygenic Corporation.

Trademarks. THERA-BAND®, the color pyramid, associated colors, FIRST STEP TO ACTIVE HEALTH®, BIOFREEZE® , and the respective logos are trademarks of The Hygenic Corporation. You may not use these or any other Hygenic Corporation trademarks or service marks without the written permission of the Hygenic Corporation.

No Warranty. While the Hygenic Corporation attempts to provide accurate information on this Web site, it assumes no responsibility for accuracy. The Hygenic Corporation may change any information on this site at any time without notice. Material on this site is provided "as is" and does not constitute a warranty of any kind, either express or implied. The Hygenic Corporation disclaims all warranties, expressed or implied. This disclaimer includes but is not limited to implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, and non-infringement. It also includes any expressed or implied warranties arising from any course of dealing, usage, or trade practice.

Limitation of Liability. The Hygenic Corporation is not liable for any direct, indirect, special, incidental, or consequential damages arising out of the use, or the inability to use, material on this Website. This non-liability includes but is not limited to injuries incurred while using exercises or programs accessed via this website.

Links. While this Website contains links to third-party Web sites, The Hygenic Corporation is not responsible for the content of any linked sites. While The Hygenic Corporation strives to obtain quality resources for this Website, these links are provided as a convenience, and The Hygenic Corporation does not endorse the companies or contents of any linked sites. The Hygenic Corporation also does not guarantee or imply any guarantee as to the validity of information obtained on linked Website or the availability of said linked sites.

Unathorized Use. Any unathorized use of the this Website or bypass of any security measures is a violation of federal law and will be prosecuted.

Your Submission. Any material, information, or idea submitted or posted on this Website will be considered non-confidential and non-proprietary. The Hygenic Corporation may share or otherwise use your submission for any purpose whatsoever. If any of the information submitted constitutes personal data you agree that The Hygenic Corporation may use and transmit such personal data internally, nationally, and across international boundaries for non-commercial purposes. Personal information and data will be treated as set forth in our Privacy Statement.

Export of Information. Certain Export Controls laws prohibit the export of certain technical data and software to certain territories. No content from this site may be downloaded or otherwise exported in violation of the law in the United States or in each respective country.

Jurisdiction and Choice of Law. This agreement and all claims or issues regarding this Website, shall be governed according to the laws of the State of Ohio. Any legal action concerning these Terms or this Website must be brought within one (1) year after the claim or cause of action arises and must be brought in the State of Ohio. Where no conceivable Ohio law applies, the laws of the United States of America will be applied.

Online Portals. These online portals provide an overview of various diseases, disabilities, and conditions and are intended primarily for healthcare providers and exercise professionals. They are not intended to be comprehensive. The Hygenic Corporation is not responsible for errors or omissions, or for any consequences resulting from use of the informaiton presented in these portals. The Hygenic Corporation makes no warranty, expressed or implied, with respect to these portals. These portals are not intended to replace the clinical judgement of a healthcare provider caring for an individual patient.