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MCL Knee Brace

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The Medial Collateral Ligament also known as the MCL is the ligament within the knee joint that connect the thigh bone to the lower leg bone on the inside of the knee. It is one of the four major knee ligaments and its role is to resist valgus forces (forces pushing the knee inward). The […]

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Shock Doctor Ankle Brace

Shock Doctor is a sports medicine company that has been making quality equipment since 1992. They know that to the athlete performance is everything this is why their goal is to create materials with designs that allow athletes to perform at their best while staying protected. We’ve reviewed 4 of the Shock Doctor ankle braces so […]

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Unloader Knee Brace

Unloader Knee Brace

What Is an Unloader Knee Brace?An unloader knee brace does exactly what the name says, it is a brace that is designed to unload stress from the affected joint to help alleviate the pain that is associated with osteoarthritis. These braces are there to provide support and stability to allow you to live a more […]

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Hinged Elbow Brace

Player with Hinged Elbow Brace

Hinged elbow braces are categorized as a moderate to maximum level of support. Most people would not wear a hinged elbow brace as a precaution or for prevention of an elbow injury because these braces tend to be a larger and more expensive. However, if you are someone who has already experienced an elbow injury […]

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Aircast A60 Ankle Brace

Aircast A60 Ankle Brace

Ankle Injuries are not fun to deal with and can prevent you from playing your favorite sport or activity for months. Purchasing a high quality and well known ankle brace like the Aircast A60 ankle brace is highly recommended for any athlete participating in sports with a high risk of ankle injuries.Make sure you are […]

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Lateral Ankle Sprain

lateral ankle sprain

Ankle sprains are so common among athletes and the reinjure of those sprains is as well. Depending on the sprain it can put you out for weeks to months at a time. An ankle sprain is the tearing of the fibers in a ligament of the foot. Of all the ankle injuries the lateral or […]

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Elbow Brace for Tendonitis

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Elbow tendonitis is often 1 of 2 conditions; Tennis Elbow (lateral epicondylitis) or Golfer’s Elbow (medial epicondylitis). These injuries are similar but just apply to different muscles, tendons and sides of the elbow. Both conditions can be very painful and greatly limit movement and performance in any arm movements.  We’ve compared several models of Elbow Brace […]

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Soccer Ankle Brace

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Soccer can be very hard on your ankles. It is a sport that involves a lot of cutting, changing directions, kicking and direct contact from other players. These types of movements make soccer players more prone to rolling their ankles and an ankle brace is a great way to help prevent these injuries. If an […]

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