WHY SHOULD I WEAR AN ELBOW BRACE WHEN I PLAY NETBALL?
Catching, throwing and shooting the netball at speed means that elbows can get overworked. Common elbow injuries netballers suffer include tendinitis, sprains and strains.
A Bauerfeind elbow brace and support protects and helps with treatment through the provision of enhanced stability, proprioception and medical-grade compression.
Bauerfeind elbow braces also help to promote blood flow with the use of our 3D weaved medical grade compression, something not found when using simple neoprene sleeves and braces.
NSW SWIFTS WEARS BAUERFEIND GEAR DURING NETBALL GAMES
Take a look at former netball captain of NSW Swifts, Abbey McCulloch with her Bauerfeind gear to prevent injuries and improve recovery.
A good elbow support for netball is the EpiPoint, which supports and relieves elbow pain. The EpiPoint elbow strap has an integrated elastic cushion that relieves pressure on the tendons at precisely the right points.
This added support will help stabilise your joint without limiting your ability to chest pass, lob and score a point. Push your personal best with Bauerfeind.
BEST ELBOW BRACES FOR NETBALL
EpiTrain Elbow Brace
An elbow brace for severe and chronic elbow pain such as golfer’s elbow, tennis elbow and elbow pain from netball.
The EpiTrain elbow brace offers scientifically targeted support to relieve symptoms of tennis elbow, golfer’s elbow and elbow pain from netball.
The brace supports your elbow’s natural movement without impacting mobility.
Two stabilising pads are built into the brace to provide a massaging effect to the inflamed area for pain relief.
Adjustable strap to increase compression for when it's needed most.
EpiPoint Elbow Strap
An elbow strap to support and relieve tendon pain such as golf and tennis elbow.
The EpiPoint elbow strap has been engineered for targeted relief of the elbow tendon.
The support fastens around the forearm with an adjustable band that lets you set the level of compression. This encourages oxygen and nutrients within the lower arm for healing and pain relief.
- Elastic adjustable band allows dynamic pressure adjustment
- The red warning section indicates excessive pressure
- The same version for right and left
- Universal sizing
Sports Elbow Support
The Sports Elbow Support supports the movement of the elbow during netball activity through gentle, comfortable compression. The elbow support surrounds the upper arm and forearm.
Maximise your performance and minimise your pain with scientifically targeted support of the Sports Elbow Support. Thanks to its knit technology and anatomically shaped functional elements, the Sports Elbow Support ensures stability in the elbow joint and optimal comfort.
- Withstand heavy loads for longer
- Safe and comfortable fit with every movement
- Prevents overloading and injuries
- Breathable, lightweight knit fabric for comfort
- Relieves pain caused by Tennis Elbow or Golfers Elbow
- Durable, toxic-free product
Sports Elbow Brace
For protection against hyperextension during netball and better control of the arm's elasticity.
The Sports Elbow brace provides protection against hyperextension so you can serve and forehand with ease when playing netball.
This dynamic elbow brace integrates a revolutionary Powerguard Technology and Boa closure system that can be set precisely to the millimetre and released with ease.
- Prevents elbow hyperextension while throwing
- Helps support and stabilise the joint
- Precise and easy to use closure system
- Natural motion remains intact, performance is not reduced
- Gradient compression engineering guarantees a comfortable fit
WHAT DO I DO IF MY ELBOW HURTS PLAYING NETBALL?
Stop exercise immediately and apply a cold compress to the area to reduce inflammation. Take ibuprofen or pain medication and rest your elbow. If the pain persists, seek medical attention.
HOW TO TREAT A NETBALL ELBOW INJURY?
We recommend visiting a physiotherapist for treatment and advice on treating common netball injuries. They may recommend the following treatments.
- Strains or Sprains. Many sprains and strains can be treated with the RICE method: Rest, Ice, Compression and Elevation. A good physiotherapist can assist with the recovery however prevention is always better than cure.
- Tendinitis. Rarely does this condition require surgery. It can generally be treated using a combination of anti-inflammatory medications (such as ibuprofen) and exercise. A corticosteroid injection may also be used.
- Stress Fractures. Consult a sports medicine doctor X-rays. Recommended treatments include rest, anti-inflammatory medication, stretching, and muscle strengthening exercise. Stress fractures take about six weeks to heal.