How are your knees feeling when you are playing football?
Whether you play flag football, two hand touch, or full tackle football some things remain the same…
You want to win! – This involves you pushing yourself. – We both know that.
Unfortunately, all it takes is for your foot to be planted and you twist your knee to pop a ligament in your knee. Or, if it is not a self inflicted injury then it could be a traumatic one. For example, someone hits you from the side or from an angle which forces your knee into an awkward position to the point where you hear a “Pop”! Sometimes you might not hear that “Pop” sound, but you will try to start moving again and something is definitely out of wack! Chances are that you don’t want to hobble your way through the next six weeks do you?
Knee braces for the sport of football can be extremely effective. They do not have to be custom made either, contrary to what some people may tell you. Custom knee braces can be effective, yes,… but they can also be effective at tearing a hole into your wallet as well! – Unless you have a knee that is way off of “the norm”, as they say, then a non custom knee brace should be able to fit you very well. Don’t forget this point. This is a very effective tip at saving some serious cash, while you are on your way to protecting that knee of yours.
In the end, the choice is yours. You can go with a knee brace, or ignore getting one. Just remember this, the game moves at a quick pace. The game also demands respect. If you get into some kind of accident your season, or weekends of playing any kind of ball might be over for some time to come. Surgery can be an effective treatment method, but how many times have you heard the phrase “season ending surgery”? – Whether your injury is small or large, or it is not existent yet, it is a very good idea to consider getting one of these knee supports. They can really help to provide you with meaningful support that can prevent damaging movements from occurring. – Do yourself a favor and do something about your knee pain or instability today. You don’t want to look back six months from now with any regrets.
Rinella Orthotics, Inc. – Located at the new Silver Cross Hospital, provides comprehensive orthotic treatment in New Lenox, Mokena, Lockport, Joliet, Tinley Park, Homer Glen, Bolingbrook, Orland Park, Kankakee, Romeoville, Frankfort, Palos, Orland Hills, Shorewood & many nearby areas.
We provide arch supports / foot orthotics, back braces & supports (tlso, lso and ctos), orthopedic & diabetic shoes, drop foot braces (AFOs), crow boots, compression stockings, ankle & knee braces, molding helmets, the walkaide, protective helmets, & cervical collars (Aspen, Miami J types).