This is a very good knee brace. I already had a ridge knee brace with metal hinges, and wanted a brace that was little less rigid but more than just an elastic sleeve. This knee brace works well at being a good in between option.
Additionally, I initially ordered a size that was too big and kept sliding down my leg during the day. I contacted the customer service and they sent me a new one that was one size smaller and it has worked well without anymore sliding. It was one of my better customer service experiences.
This year I tore the meniscus in my left knee. I tried to tough it out, but it got too painful, so I went to an orthopedic surgeon who recommended arthroscopic surgery. Post surgery, I was still in a LOT of pain & the knee was unstable. I decided to give this sleeve brace a shot, based on other reviews. I am SO GLAD that I did. I went from limping around my house with a cane, to being able to walk almost normally WITHOUT a cane. What a great product.
These knee braces are not flimsy like my $10 knee sleeve, as they have some bulk to them. That is ok, as they are still lightweight, washable, and I like that there are different colors to chose from. They do have supports on the sides which help in giving support, but I really like the gel ring that covers the patella. This, above all, adds some extra protection if I was the accidently hit me knee on something. I am very pleased with this purchase and would recommend this product to anyone needing a good knee brace for an affordable price.
I’ve tried several knee braces and this works best of all of them.
This sleeve does a great job of providing a bit of added stability while compressing the knee and adding a bit of comfort. I don’t feel like the sleeve is restricting my movement and it’s very comfortable. I recommend this sleeve for anyone looking to play through a knee injury that’s not serious enough to warrant stopping playing or causing serious pain.