Basketball Wrist Brace

BEST BASKETBALL WRIST BRACES TO PREVENT AND TREAT WRIST INJURY 

Wrist and hand injuries are some of the most common injuries when playing basketball. Wearing a Bauerfeind wrist brace, such as the ManuTrain Wrist Support or Sports Wrist Strap will help prevent basketball wrist injuries. The braces and supports provide enhanced stability for the wrist joint and improves the body's proprioception. This reduces the risk of injury. They also provide relief from chronic wrist pain.

The medical-grade compression in Bauerfeind wrist supports improves blood flow and depletes lactic acid aiding in a speedy recovery after a workout. To reduce fatigue and inflammation of the arm, consider using a Shooting Sleeve.

 

WHAT ARE THE MOST COMMON WRIST INJURIES IN BASKETBALL?

The most common wrist injury in basketball is sprains. Basketball players are at high risk of wrist sprains due to dribbling to passing to catching on the court. Despite sprains being the most common injury, other wrist and hand injuries include:

  • Wrist Fractures: A fracture may be a complete break or a partial break of a bone in the wrist. These can occur from falling.
  • Hand or Finger Fractures: These tiny bones can break easily when playing basketball. These can occur when a player goes to catch the ball. 
  • Mild Jammed Finger: Jammed fingers can occur easily on the court and usually doesn't require too much attention. If it is a severe jam it might mean the finger or hand could be fractured. 

Always seek medical attention if you think you have done damage when playing basketball.

    The Best Wrist Braces for playing Basketball

    ManuTrain Wrist Support

    Provide comfort and stability to painful wrists.

    $168.95

    The ManuTrain wrist brace combines superior compression and medical engineering to provide support and relief for chronic wrist pain and inflammation.

    • Comfort zone between thumb and index finger for gripping
    • 3D airknit technology provides breathable, moisture-wicking comfort
    • Velcro strap can tighten for greater relief

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    RhizoLoc Thumb Stabiliser

    A thumb splint for stabilisation of the thumb saddle.

    $119.35

    If you’re suffering from a jammed thumb, trigger thumb or arthritis the RhizoLoc thumb splint will offer effective stabilisation and relief.

    The orthosis boasts an individually adaptable aluminum stay which stabilises the thumb saddle. This allows for optimal healing of the affected ligaments.

    The RhizoLoc sits securely in an anatomically correct and comfortable position on the hand for effective therapy.

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    SPORTS WRIST SUPPORT

    Specially developed for athletic use. The Bauerfeind sports wrist strap relieves and stabilizes the wrist during intense exercise sessions using targeted pressure.

    $49.95

    The Sports Wrist Strap relieves the wrist during intense exercise sessions using individually adjustable pressure. The adjustable elastic strap allows the athlete to calibrate the desired pressure of the sports support on the wrist. The anatomically contoured Sports Wrist Strap is particularly low-profile and is made of breathable and durable material.

    • Relieves and stabilises using targeted pressure
    • Individually adjustable to suit your body
    • Reduces load peaks, provides preventative protection
    • Comfortable and safe fit with every movement
    • Light, airy knitted fabric

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    HOW TO PREVENT A WRIST INJURY WHEN PLAYING BASKETBALL?



    Investing in a good wrist brace to prevent an injury which can keep you on the sidelines for months is beneficial. By wearing a wrist brace you are preparing your wrist and ligaments for the worst case scenario. Look at exercises that strengthen your muscles too. Start by building your shoulders, as this provides stability all the way to your fingers.