Knee injuries are incredibly common and the support you need may not be available on your local high street. You do not need to be playing sports to suffer from a knee injury, an injury can occur by just doing a simple task such as walking up the stairs. The most common knee injuries occur in the soft tissue such as ligaments and tendons.
Knee supports and braces vary in price drastically depending on what the knee support is for. The choice of knee braces available online can be overwhelming. We have picked out our top knee supports and braces for a variety of knee injuries ranging from patella tracking problems to severe knee ligament damage.
Donjoy Armor with Fourcepoint Knee Brace (£499.99) - Best for: ACL Injuries
The ideal knee brace for skiing and other high impact sports. Provides ultimate protection for the ACL and hyperextension. Exceptionally strong and lightweight, enables the wearer to continue with sporting activity that they would otherwise be unable to do. Uses the renowned Donjoy Fourcepoint Hinge Technology.
Bauerfeind GenuTrain P3 Knee Support (£115.99) – Best for: Patella Tracking Knee Pain
Patella tracking pain is caused by misalignment of the kneecap. This knee support improves patella tracking and relieves pain. Designed for patella protection and protects the kneecap during every movement. Suitable for use during sport.
Donjoy Osteoarthritis Adjuster Knee Brace (£539.99) – Best for: Osteoarthritis
The most effective and clinically proven off the shelf osteoarthritis knee brace. Ideal suited if you are active with unicompartmental osteoarthritis and ligament instabilities or post-operative cartilage repair. As this knee brace has been specifically designed for osteoarthritis sufferers it also VAT exempt.
Mueller PRO Level Hinged Knee Brace Deluxe (£79.99) – Best for: Sport
This knee brace has been designed for the serious athlete with weak or injured knees. It provides maximum medial and lateral support without restricting mobility. The brace properly tracks the knee joint to produce near normal joint motion. This knee brace has adjustable extension stops for limited range of motion use.
Kneehab XP Knee Muscle Rehabilitation System (£377.99) – Best for: Muscle Building
The Kneehab is designed to strengthen the quadriceps and improve knee stability following injury. Ideal for use following injury where there is muscle wastage and it is difficult or impossible to exercise. Used by professional sports men and women following injury for quicker recovery.
Vulkan Patella Knee Strap (£13.99) – Best for: Patella Tendonitis
This great value knee strap provides effective compression and helps to relieve patella tendonitis. Made from lightweight material, the knee strap supports the tendon region. Also suitable for adolescent growing pains.
Donjoy Fortilax Elastic Arthritis Knee Support (£27.99) – Best for: Acute & Chronic Knee Injuries
This support is ideal for post injury use and also for mild osteoarthritic knees. The knee support can be worn for sport and everyday use and provides support and compression. With anatomically knitted and multidirectional elastic fabric for added comfort, the knee support also prevents local swelling.
All of the above knee supports and brace are available from HealthandCare.co.uk. To view our full knee support and knee brace range click here.