Providing firm compression and soft tissue support, this knee support from McDavid features durable neoprene construction. With a smooth fit for either knee, this support has a patella opening and helps to relieve pain while promoting healing....more
Providing firm compression and soft tissue support, this knee support from McDavid features durable neoprene construction. With a smooth fit for either knee, this support has a patella opening and helps to relieve pain while promoting healing.
I have a partially torn ACL and have been using ACE neoprene knee braces with spring inserts for lateral supports. While these braces served me well, they were showing their ages, and ACE stopped making the same model. As far as I am concerned, newer / one-size-fits-all models from ACE and other vendors are not an improvement since they really do not fit right and do not offer the same level of compression as fitted / sized ones. There are other fitted knee braces with lateral supports but those are not made with neoprene material and do not offer the same level of compression and stability. After getting very disappointed with one of these thinner / non-neoprene knee brace, I continued my quest to find a perfect replacement of my trusty old ACE knee brace. When I found this item on Overstock.com, I was little bit hesitant because of a very large inconsistency between its pictures and descriptions. While the picture accurately showed springs on the side, description did not mention any lateral support. Since I always had good experiences with Overstock.com and its return policy, I decided to take a chance.
The product was delivered within 4 days of the order, and I could not be happier with this knee brace. It is little thicker than I would like and cannot be worn inside-out (I liked to flip my old ACE brace inside out when I start to sweat so that I don't have to feel like I have a small jungle down on my knee). However, the fit was very good and firm, and the lateral support was also excellent. I have not taken it to hiking or other more demanding activities, but, with limited time I spent wearing it around short walks, I am very happy with my purchase.
Ever since I purchased this knee brace, I also found out that it is no longer listed on the *** web site, so, I think that means this one is also being discontinued. I have gone ahead and ordered a second one so that I can have a spare for next few years.
How did the image on site compare with the actual product? The image was very helpful, especially since the descriptions did not mention the lateral support while the picture showed side springs
How accurate was the on site description of the product? All the descriptions were accurate. However, the description missed the point that this knee brace also has 2 springs on each side, providing lateral supports.
Please tell us about the quality of the product. Very good quality material and stitching
It's not Seamless behind the knee for improved comfort. There is a seam but not anymore irritating/chaffing than other seamless I have used. They do have good support, The picture really doesn't show the side supports. You cant beat the price! Thanks "O" once again.
How did the image on site compare with the actual product? yes
How accurate was the on site description of the product? good
Please tell us about the quality of the product. good
Would you recommend this to a friend? Yes
from A little north of Houston,Tx,
Oct 13, 2011
First of all it actually fits on my huge knee ! I got the largest one.
2nd, it stays on and doesn't slide around.
3rd, it didn't make my leg all sweaty.
4th my knee felt more stable.
Harder to get off than get on.
I know the sizes are under options, but what leg dimension equates to which size. For example, if I purchased an extra large, what would the circumference of my leg be?shadow1955 on Sep 3, 2014Please enter a valid question.Answer This Question
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What measurements is considered small, medium, large and etc, how do I know what size to order?kanakeaina on Sep 2, 2014Please enter a valid question.Answer This Question
Hello kanakeaina, measure the circumference of your knee in inches. Choose the size from the choices below.
Small= 12-14 inches
X-Large=17 to 20 inches
XX-Large= 20 to 24 inches
I hope this helps. Thanks for shopping with us!overstockcustomercare1 on Sep 10, 2014
Thank you for shopping with us cjc3039. Prices are based on multiple factors. We do apologize for this. I will include a link to our coupons maybe one of these will help you out. Have a great day.
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Where are the measurements for each size? For example, if my leg is 20" above the knee, what size do I purchase. Thanks.reneethewriter on Sep 11, 2012Please enter a valid question.Answer This Question
These run tight but the picture shows good dimension. I have soccer legs and the medium didn't fit. I gave it to my mom who has thin legs.yanna745 on Jan 25, 2013
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