Which Runner's Knee Brace is Right for Me?

which runners knee brace is right
By Fara Rosenzweig

With the constant pounding on the pavement, it's only a matter of time until you start to experience knee pain.

Running can be rough on the joints, especially in the knees. As runners, we understand that it's grueling to stop running when you're injured. Our selection of knee braces will help deliver the support you need to alleviate pain and allow you to focus on your runs.

Remember to always seek treatment from a physician if you have incurred an injury.

Bands and Straps

Treat runner's knee, patellar tendonitis or acute knee pain with strap and band bracing. These are designed to apply a comfortable, effective pressure on the knee to help alleviate pain. Simple to wear (fits under clothing) and easy to put on, straps can be worn during daily activities and sports.

Sleeve

From mild to moderate chronic knee pain to arthritis, sleeves and compression braces can minimize the aches and pains. These support braces redistribute the weight-bearing load and increases the ability to perform your best during training and sports, decreasing pain from day-to-day movement, which is no small feat. Can fit under clothing for daily comfort.

Wraparound

Wraparound styles for runners provide bracing solutions for mild to moderate knee pain, patellar instabilities and dislocation. Simple and easy to put on and off, allow you to customize the fit for ultimate comfort and knee protection. Wrap-style bracing can be worn while running, allowing you to focus on your performance without all the bulk-and pain.

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Visit our guide to running injuries to learn more about common running injuries, training tips for prevention, more buying guides, and treatment information.

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