Two types of wrist sleeves
There's the wrist brace which is very sturdy and therefore gives maximum support to the wrist. Nowadays, wrist braces are made of high-quality sturdy plastics, foam and other elastic fabrics. A wrist bandage is softer but gives sufficient support for the less serious wrist complaints, a wrist bandage works perfectly as a support during sports and for prevention of wrist injuries.
Common situations for wearing a wrist sleeve:
- For rehabilitation: expedites recovery after surgery
- Functionality: for better support after surgery or a recently recovered ankle
- For pain reduction: perfect for patients who are suffering from osteoarthritis or RSI
- For athletes: to prevent ankle injuries
Will you benefit from using a wrist sleeve?
These last couple of years wrist supports have been so heavily developed that pretty much every wrist disorder can be relieved if not cured from wearing a wrist support. Whether you wear an wrist support, bandage or sleeve during rehabilitation or for severe wrist complaints and disorders, they will either way have a positive effect for recovery and reduction of wrist pains. Due to their ergonomic shape they are considered to be a valuable asset when it comes to preventing wrist injuries such as torn wrist sprains or RSI.
How to use a wrist support?
Has your doctor or physiotherapist recommend you to wear a wrist support? Please follow their instructions and read the manual. It is always important that you buy the right size for yourself! After surgery it is of utter importance that you put your wrist support on safely and slowly. Still have questions about the use of a wrist support? Don't hesitate to contact us, our team is ready and willing to help you! Do note that a wrongful fitting wrist brace or bandage which fits too tightly or too loose will only give you more complaints. Buying a wrist support which looks cheap and has little description about the use, is something we strongly advise against. Always buy a durable and high-quality wrist support.