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  • The Use Of Orthopedic Back Brace

    Did your doctor say you have a spinal disorder? Did he recommended you to wear an external support that will help aid your back? If your answer is yes then maybe he recommended you to use orthopedic back brace.

    Orthopedic brace help people to support their upper body which is great because it is non-invasive. It helps them recover fast from an injury or heal from a current condition which was diagnosed by the doctor. If you think that you need to use orthopedic brace then you might need to consult your doctor first. Do not use it without the advice of the doctor.

    Spine disorders are usually treated with the use of men’s braces for the back. It is effective and it is accepted by the society. In fact, many doctors recommend their patients to use back braces whenever they see that there is an abnormality in the way their patient moves and the formation of the back.

    Braces for the back have been used for centuries. Lumbosacral corsets were used since 2000 B.C. It is used to support the lower back. Splint braces and bandages were used to cure scoliosis and it has been used since 500 A.D.

    Nowadays, doctors are using braces to help prevent deformity in the lower back so that the patient would not have to endure back pain.

    Braces for the back are a good support tool as recommended by the doctor because it helps detect early signs of deteriorating back. Although old people usually experience back pain, it is not new to know that there are also young adults who are accustomed to the pain that their back gives. It might be from a recent accident or from overuse. If they do go to the gym and lift heavy weights without proper supervision then their back is also at risk. If they do sports without first doing proper stretching and warm up exercises then their back also suffers in the process.

    It is important that people are determined to protect their back by consulting a doctor who knows what to do with the problem. Since back problem is very sensitive, doctors are usually keen on observing how back pains happen. If you have a back problem, they you might want to follow the doctor’s advice whatever it might be. There are different kinds of back braces that your doctor will recommend you to use. If you are not comfortable with the back brace that he gives you, ask him if he can replace it with something that would be suitable for your body size.



    Source by Miko Guevara

  • Nike Advantage V Knee/Shin Pad (Navy, X-Small/Small)



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    Dual-density foam padding for added protection. Strategically positioned texture zones for abrasion resistance. Moisture-wicking mesh back for increased airflow and breathability. Open area behind knee and contoured molded design. Famous Nike SWOOSH logo for visible brand recognition.Dual-density foam padding for added protection.
    Strategically positioned texture zones for abrasion resistance.
    Moisture-wicking mesh back for increased airflow and breathability.
    Open area behind knee and contoured molded design.
    Famous Nike SWOOSH logo for visible brand recognition.

  • PROTEC Original Street Gear Skate and Bike Wrist Guards, Set of 2, Black, Junior



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    The Street Gear Skate and Bike Wrist Guards from PROTEC Original are a competition quality set of wrist guards. PROTEC Original set the industry standard when the Street Pad series hit the scene. High-grade, durable fabrics, EVA cup foam, and ballistic nylon provide complete protection without restricting movement. The PROTEC Original Street Gear Wrist Guard is an ergonomically designed splint with full wrap straps that provide palm protection and wrist support without compromising your range of motion. Founded in 1973, PROTEC Original continues to deliver the very best in modern protective equipment with a broad range of impact technology for a variety of action sports — skateboarding, snow sports, bicycling, water sports, and more.Competition quality wrist guard set; designed for skateboarding, biking, inline skating, and a variety of other sports
    Ergonomically designed wrist pad splint with full wrap straps for excellent palm protection and wrist support
    High-grade, durable fabrics, and ballistic nylon provide excellent protection without restricing movement
    Easily adjustable, soft nylon webbed straps with durable velcro.

  • Rehband 7751 Knee Sleeves (1 pair) bundled with Gillingham High Performance Backpack – S, Gray



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    Advanced 3-D contoured knee support gives the knee joint compression. Provides support and warmth. Relieves pressure and improves co-ordination. IPF & IWF Legal for Raw and Open Competition. Used extensively by Crossfit, Strongman, Powerlifting, and Olympic Weightlifting athletes. If tight competition fit is desired, order one size smaller than the Rehband recommended size chart.

    For correct sizing measure around your lower leg 15cm below the patella with the knee joint flexed 30 degrees.

    X-Small (31-33cm)
    Small (33-35cm)
    Medium (35-37cm)
    Large (37-40cm)
    X-Large (40-43cm)
    XX-Large (43+cm)

    Sold as a pair – bundled with GHP Backpack.This is a bundle – a pair of Rehband 7751 Knee Sleeves and a Gillingham High Performance backpack.
    Superior Rehband quality in an advanced 3-D contoured design
    5mm Neoprene hugs your knee providing warmth and support without sliding down
    Great for men or women of any age
    GHP Backpack is 16×13 – perfect for carrying your shoes, sleeves, and other gear to the gym!

  • Shock Doctor RE+ Dual Strap Knee/Patella Support Strap (Small/Medium)



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    The RE+ Dual Strap Knee/Patella Support Wrap provides stabilizing support for minor to moderate sprains, muscle strains and unstable joints associated with a misaligned patella. Anatomical contoured design combined with an adjustable 2-strap closure ensures the perfect fit. N-Tex airflow neoprene and lycra mesh provides moisture-wicking, breathable all-day comfort. Integrated antimicrobial technology reduces odor causing bacteria. • LATEX FREEAnatomical contoured design combined with an adjustable 2-strap closure ensures the perfect fit
    N-Tex airflow neoprene and lycra mesh provides moisture-wicking, breathable all-day comfort
    Integrated antimicrobial technology reduces odor causing bacteria
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  • Best Knee Brace For MCL – Get the Best Brace You Can (Affordably)!

    Injuring your MCL is the worst! We will not waste your time in this article. We would like to point out a few things though that will help you make the best decision for your knee, after injuring your MCL. For example, let’s talk about how you injured your MCL for a second.

    Question: On a scale 1-10 how bad is your knee pain? Question: On a scale 1-10 how bad is your knee instability due to your MCL injury?

    These are important questions for you to consider. – Why? – Because we do not want you to over spend on a deluxe knee brace that you do not need! One of the best ways for you to determine which knee brace you need is to answer the above questions and record your answers. Then what you can do is take that information to a knee brace website and plug in your answers.

    What You Will Find

    Many knee braces are rated on how they address your answers to the questions above. Many times they will also include a diagnosis into the description. It will look something like this: The XYZ (name of support) for “moderate to severe MCL instability”. – After you have determined your levels of pain and instability then you will be able to have a better idea of which knee brace is best for you!

    Cost

    We will tell you that just because you hurt your MCL or any other knee ligaments, that does not necessarily mean that you need a custom knee support. Custom knee supports are effective but many times you will pay some mysterious premium on the brace because it is “custom”. We do not necessarily understand why anyone would need a custom knee support, especially if your knee shape is “within normal limits”. – Which it probably is! Atypical leg shapes are usually found with very obese individuals, to be honest. But even a heavier set individual can fall within the non-custom knee brace realm. The information we have told you here can save you up to a thousand dollars, which can definitely help!

    Its Time

    It is time that you consider protecting your MCL and supporting it with a well designed knee brace. Often times due to the meaningful support that an MCL brace can provide you will also have a great deal of pain relief. Not only that,… due t