Intended Use

Wrist Support

Bauerfeind wrist braces are designed to provide the support you need while also being comfortable enough for all day wear. With a wide range of wrist braces available to suit every need and indication, our anatomically contoured wrist braces will help you manage wrist pain and get on with doing the things you love.

Entirely designed and manufactured at our headquarters in Germany, our wrist braces feature an advanced three-dimensional knit that adapts to the body, does not slip and boosts circulation. Based on 90 years of experience and trusted all around the world, our wrist braces provide unmatched pain relief and support.

If you're not sure which wrist brace is right for you, don't hesitate to contact our customer service team to find the perfect solution.

What does a wrist brace do?

A wrist brace is designed to treat various injuries and conditions affecting the wrist, hand and thumb/fingers. By compressing or immobilising the wrist - which allows the affected area to recover. The correct-fitting wrist brace will speed up your recovery and minimise any pain.

If you would like assistance with selecting a wrist brace, you can video chat with a Bauerfeind specialist. Simply book a suitable date and time by clicking this link: Book Bauerfeind Video Chat.

How does a wrist brace work?

There are two main types of wrist braces, each designed to treat a range of issues. One is a compressive brace, which provides relief from swelling, general pain and aches while still allowing for a normal range of motion. The other is a restrictive brace, which is designed to immoblise the wrist joint to allow it to recover, while still allowing use of the fingers and thumb.

For a compression brace, try the ManuTrain Wrist Support. Or for a restrictive wrist brace, the ManuLoc

Which conditions can a wrist brace treat?

Wrist braces treat a wide range of conditions, such as carpal tunnel, arthritis, tendonitis, fractures and swelling. Wearing a wrist brace can assist with managing everything from mild pain all the way up to severe chronic cases.

Which wrist brace is best for carpal tunnel?

Carpal tunnel is best treated by immobilising the joint to allow the tendon to recover. The ManuLoc wrist brace is clinically proven to be incredibly effective at treating carpal tunnel, as well as preventing the injury - 

Which wrist brace is best for arthritis?

Bracing your wrist is an excellent way to treat arthritis, especially in conjunction with physiotherapy and exercise. This will help to relieve pain and stiffness by unloading the joint. More information on bracing for wrist arthritis can be found here: Treating Wrist Arthritis.

Which wrist brace is right for me?

Bauerfeind have created a range of wrist braces, each suited to treat or manage, specific wrist injuries. It is difficult to recommend a brace without hearing more about your specific case. We recommend you consult a medical practitioner, or you can video chat with a Bauerfeind specialist. Simply book a suitable date and time by clicking this link: Book Bauerfeind Video Chat.

Can I exercise while wearing a wrist brace?

All Bauerfeind wrist braces are designed to be worn during any level of activity. This means you can still work, exercise, play sports and live your daily life without having to worry about pain or injury when you've got the right wrist brace.

For more on treating sports related wrist injuries: Wrist Injuries in Sport.

How long should I wear a wrist brace for?

This changes from case to case; in general it's best to wear the wrist brace while recovering from your injury or when performing activities known to cause pain. Once you're better, wear the brace on occasions when you're putting the wrist under particular strain