How to Choose the Best Wrist Brace

Wrist pain and injuries are widespread conditions caused by falls, overuse, or nerve damage. While rest is vital while recovering from most types of pain, some wrist injuries like sprains or carpal tunnel syndrome require keeping the joint in a neutral position for optimal healing. Keep reading to see which brace style may be best for you.

Compression Wrap

A simple wrist wrap can provide comfortable compression and support for minor wrist injuries. The BioSkin Wrist Compression Wrap can be worn on either wrist before repetitive movements or heavy lifting to provide mild support to the joint. The Wrist Compression Wrap is a comfortable, lightweight recovery tool for mild wrist pain without restricting the motion of the hand or fingers.

Rigid Wrist Brace

A rigid wrist brace stabilizes the wrist joint while recovering from injuries such as carpal tunnel syndrome or a wrist sprain. For carpal tunnel syndrome, wearing a rigid wrist brace at night keeps the wrist in a neutral position while sleeping. The BioSkin Premium Wrist Brace utilizes soft, moisture-wicking microfleece against the skin and across the sensitive area between your thumb and fingers. The lightweight, supportive stays on the top and bottom of the wrist brace are removable and can be reshaped for a customizable fit. The low-profile and functional design of a the Premium Wrist Brace allows for full use of your fingers while limiting motion of your wrist to promote recovery.

Rigid Wrist Thumb Spica

A rigid wrist brace with a thumb splint can help ease pain and speed the recovery of many wrist and thumb injuries. The wrist thumb spica is the best option for wrist injuries that also involve the thumb joint such as Scaphoid fracturesDe Quervain’s Syndrome, or Skier’s Thumb. The BioSkin Wrist/Thumb Brace provides lightweight and comfortable support to the injured wrist and thumb joints. An aluminum stay immobilizes the thumb joint and can be removed and reshaped to the size and contours of your wrist. The design of this brace allows for full use of your fingers while immobilizing the injured thumb and providing compression to the wrist joint for extra blood flow and enhanced recovery.

Shop by Injury

If you are experiencing wrist or thumb pain and would like to learn more about common injuries, click here for our Injury Education Center. We discuss wrist injuries such as Carpal Tunnel SyndromeArthritis, and Thumb Sprains, list common symptoms, and show recommended wrist braces.

Remember to always consult with your doctor if you are unsure which option is best for you. If you have any questions about our products, you can use the live chat feature of the website, email [email protected], or give us a call at 866-830-5777.

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