Category: How To Use

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Education

Are Unloader Braces Effective?

So the knee pain you’ve been experiencing has really been cramping your style, but you’re not about to let that keep you down. You need support and pain relief, so you take to the internet in search of the perfect knee brace. Who knew there were so many knee braces out there? How can you possibly know which brace is …

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General

Benefits of a Knee Brace While Running

Runners, we know your pain. No, really, we do: According to the Miami Orthopedics & Sports Medicine Institute, about 20% to 40% of all knee problems occur at the joint, specifically the kneecap, which experiences a great deal of the wear and tear that’s associated with high intensity running for long periods of time. So how does wearing a knee …

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Education

OTS vs. Custom Ascender Knee Brace

Are you ready to take the next step forward in getting your Ascender knee brace, but having trouble deciding which one is best for you? Let’s look at the difference between the two versions of the Ascender and break down why you may choose one over the other.  Custom-Fabricated Ascender Knee Brace Have you had trouble with past knee braces …

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Behind the Brand/Employee Stories

How To Put on An Icarus Ascender Medical Knee Brace

Expert advice for putting on a medical knee brace, wearing a knee brace comfortably, and how best to protect yourself from future injury. Whether you’ve just bought your first medical knee brace or you’re doing some research before you make a purchase, knowing how to put on a knee brace properly and how you can use it to protect yourself …

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