Sore stiff knees, legs that give out with the slightest twist, sharp pain while walking up and down stairs or arthritis. Issues like these make even the most basic tasks painful and frustrating.
Wearing a knee brace to help combat these symptoms and protect your knee is one of the best ways to manage the problem, and combined with physiotherapy, targeted exercises and medication provides the best support for your knees.
The GenuTrain S hinged knee support is an anatomically contoured knee brace that stabilises and supports the knee, ideal for treating a wide range of issues, including;
- Moderate arthritis
- Ligament strains and tears
- Older ligament ruptures
- Knee instability
- Meniscus tears and strains
- Joint swelling
Product spotlight: GenuTrain S Hinged Knee Brace
Why hinged knee braces work
The GenuTrain S has two anatomically shaped hinged struts that sit on either side of the knee. The hinge itself is designed to sit at the mechanical point on the knee, allowing for regular movement while preventing it from buckling or over-rotating.
The lightweight construction makes it perfect for sports, with a fabric weave covering all rigid parts of the brace so you don’t have to worry.
These hinges also act to protect the ligaments in the knee and prevent over-straining, perfect for recovery as well as prevention.
Have you heard of dynamic strapping?
The GenuTrain S have four adjustable straps, top, bottom, front and back. These straps perform several key functions for a range of activities.
Muscle activation: By tightening the strap firmly against active muscles like your quads and calves during exercise, you are able to get more power out of each muscle while taking the strain off the knee joint.
Firmer stability: The straps can be tightened to increase stability, so whether the knee is wobbly now and then, or buckles at the slightest breeze, you can adjust it accordingly.
Accommodating fit: Many people with knee issues have unique anatomy, from atrophied thighs to thick calves. The strapping allows for a firmer tighter fit for those with less common knee shapes.
Compressive weave makes it comfortable
Like all of our knee supports, the GenuTrain S uses a special flat-knit weave to provide high medical-grade compression to the knee and it’s surrounding muscles.
The unique design of this weave means that each part of the knee is compressed at varying levels, so you get exactly the support you need where you need it.
This works to provide not only unparalleled muscle recovery and pain management, but also helps the surrounding muscles take pressure of the joint to speed up recovery.
Why choose the GenuTrain S?
The GenuTrain S is the best hinged knee support you can get before going fully rigid, and is the perfect blend of active support and medical brace.
Most conditions that affect the knee don’t exist alone, and those with ligament or meniscus issues often develop arthritis faster, and vice versa.
With a firm but lightweight comfortable brace like the GenuTrain S, you’ve got the best support on your side to get moving without worry about pain or instability.
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Bauerfeind products are developed at our innovation and manufacturing facility in Zeulenroda, Germany. Based on years of scientific research, our award-winning braces and support garments are highly recommended by medical professionals and athletes worldwide.