How do i put on a knee support
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How do I put on a knee support?

In need of a knee support? If so, then it's quite convenient to know how a knee support works and how to wear it. We've put a summary down below.

Size

The degree of support that a brace gives is determined by choosing the correct size, adjusting and putting it on the right way. It is important to know that there is always a donning advice in the manual. Please keep in mind that a brace may never cause pain or numbness.

Important instructions:

  1. Before putting on a knee support, you should pay attention to the shape and characteristics of the brace. This way, you won't put it on backwards
  2. If present, use the pull-on loops
  3. Put the brace on with your knee slightly bent, this will enable you to determine the best position. Then, with the knee stretched, tighten the brace a little to your own comfort
  4. If present, loosen the Velcro straps before putting on the brace

Why putting a knee support on correctly is so important

A brace is shaped to the anatomical shape of the concerning joint. In addition, the splints, busks and gel cushion pads have to be placed in a specific position for them to give the right amount of support. This is why it is best to take your time and practice a couple of times, maybe even together with someone. Questions regarding how to put on a knee support correctly? Please don't hesitate to contact our support team via live chat, telephone and email.

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