South Korean weightlifter Sa Jae-Hyouk experienced a traumatic elbow dislocation injury witnessed by millions of Olympic viewers from around the world. While attempting to lift 357 pounds, he was unable to get out of his squat. Under the tremendous weight, his right elbow bent back the wrong direction. Ouch!
This weightlifting accident goes to show that sports like weightlifting can exert huge amounts of strain on the body. While wearing weightlifting braces may not have prevented Sa Jae-Hyouk’s injury, they definitely help provide support and stabilization for amateur and professional weightlifters during regular weightlifting routines.
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- Weightlifting Ankle Braces
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