Elbow injuries are commonly caused by a fall, impact or overuse. Elbow pain can be felt if you have hyper extended your elbow, are developing arthritis, developed an overuse injury like tennis elbow or golfers elbow. Using an elbow brace after you have sustained an injury is ideal for supporting your joint and providing compression. Combine cold therapy elbow wraps with an elbow support as you recover from your elbow injury.
Who Needs An Elbow Brace?
Athletes, accident victims, people with low density bones or ailing muscles need to wear an elbow brace to deal with an arm or elbow pain. Add stability to your elbow joint and the surrounding tendons and muscles with an elbow brace, band or arm sleeve. With a variety of levels of support available from mild, moderate to maximum, you will be able to find the ideal level of compression and stability you want for your sport.
At Green Lane Physiotherapy & Wellness, we have compression elbow sleeves or bicep braces for daily use or non-contact sports. Prevent elbow injuries by choosing to protect your joints with a brace that won’t impede your activities. Need help selecting the right brace? Consult our experts to know about different types of elbow braces.
Benefits of Using An Elbow Brace
They Are Less Expensive Alternatives to Doctor’s Treatment
Visiting a doctors’ office can be expensive. You pay for the visit(s), check-ups, diagnosis, and any extra prescription drugs/ medications that they tell you to buy which can add up to hundreds of dollars. Some visits can be a one-day-only-visit while some can be a 13-week-long-visits. Not everyone can afford to go see a doctor these days, and that is why elbow braces become one of the do-it-yourself methods that could save you money.
It Relieves Pain caused by Tight Muscle Tension
Another benefit that you can receive from wearing the support brace is the relief. When your muscles aren’t at stress, they can get as much rest that they need. Having your elbow free from any unwanted movement will allow it to rest as well.
Elbow Braces Prevent Chronic Injury
Most people treat their pain after injury, while others prevent it before it actually happens. If you are heavily involved in actions with a repetitive overload on your forearm muscles wearing an elbow brace can be the best preventative measure.