Boots Sport Knee Strap
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Playing sports such as football or running for long periods of time can lead to repetitive strain injury. This can be very painful and it can prevent you from staying active. Boots supports for repetitive strain can help you protect yourself during exercise and recover more quickly.
Repetitive strain injury of the knee affects the patella tendon, which runs down the front of the knee, below the knee cap. Boots Sport Knee Strap provides targeted compression to the area of weakness which reduces pain and swelling. It alleviates the excessive forces applied to the patella tendon during exercise and limits any shock or vibrations which can damage the tendon.
The strap has been designed with adjustable fasteners to ensure a customised fit for most body types. It is also reversible for right and left knees.
- Handwash at 40°C
- Do not use bleach
- Line dry
- Do not iron
- Do not dry clean
Nylon 52%, PU foam 27%, rubber 18%, SBR 3%.
How to use
This support is suitable for knee dimensions of 29cm – 52cm (11½ - 20½ inches). This is the measurement around the leg just below the kneecap.
Open the fastener.
Place the padded area of the strap centrally over the area just below the kneecap, with the plastic buckle on the outside of the leg.
Close the fastener, adjusting the tightness so that the pad applies a noticeable pressure to the leg.
Adjust the tightness over time as required.
Hazards and Cautions
This strap should only be used to treat problems with the patella tendon, these are usually associated with pain below the kneecap that gets worse after exercise.
This strap is not intended for continuous wear.
Do not over tighten. This may increase swelling or cut circulation.
This product contains natural rubber latex which may cause allergic reactions.
If discomfort or pain results from using this support, discontinue use and seek medical advice. If the support is being used following an injury, seek medical advice if no improvement is seen within 72 hours. If the injury is severe or if in any doubt, seek medical advice immediately.