Learn more Shop now Shop now Shop now Shop now Shop now Shop now Learn More Shop now Shop now Learn more Shop Fire Shop Kindle Amazon Music Unlimited 4 months for £0.99 Shop now Fitbit
Customer Review

1 of 2 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Some minor flaws, 25 Jan. 2014
Verified Purchase(What is this?)
This review is from: NEO G Stabilized Open Knee Support - Medical Grade Quality, x4 flexible stays for added support HELPS injured, arthritic knees, strains, sprains, pain, rehab, ACL, Meniscus Tear -ONE SIZE Unisex Brace (Personal Care)
I bought this to provide support to a weak knee which I strained playing badminton. It does the job very well. I have begun playing badminton again and I find it quite firm and comfortable. It is certainly more comfortable than the elasticated sleeve support I had been wearing before though I am not entirely sure about how much extra support it delivers. The main benefits that I can detect are the open knee cap (which means less irritation on the knee, compared with a sleeve), and the secure strapping above and below the knee. Having the strapping above the knee is particularly helpful as the item does not slip down during exercise. I do have a couple of minor issues with it. Firstly if your knee diameter is relatively small you may have trouble securing the central strap (that goes behind the knee) as firmly as you would want it. I found that if I pulled the central strap round to where I wanted it, the velcro at the end would then be located partly on the top of my knee cap, which meant it wouldn't hold properly. I had to slacken off the strap to get it to grip properly on the exterior of the support. Secondly the illustration of the item gives the impression that there are three steel stays on each side of the knee. In fact the product comes with only two stays on each side. I queried this with Amazon and after checking was assured that the product was meant to have only two stabilisers on each side. Perhaps with three stays on each side the support (compared with an elasticated sleeve) would be more noticeable.

Update: I found this product can be used effectively for about two years after which the elasticated straps for securing it become two long and the velcro patches no longer grip effectively.
Help other customers find the most helpful reviews 
Was this review helpful to you? Yes No

Be the first person to comment on this review.

[Add comment]
Post a comment
To insert a product link use the format: [[ASIN:ASIN product-title]] (What's this?)
Amazon will display this name with all your submissions, including reviews and discussion posts. (Learn more)
Name:
Badge:
This badge will be assigned to you and will appear along with your name.
There was an error. Please try again.
Please see the full guidelines here.

Official Comment

As a representative of this product you can post one Official Comment on this review. It will appear immediately below the review wherever it is displayed.   Learn more
The following name and badge will be shown with this comment:
 (edit name)
After clicking on the Post button you will be asked to create your public name, which will be shown with all your contributions.

Is this your product?

If you are the author, artist, manufacturer or an official representative of this product, you can post an Official Comment on this review. It will appear immediately below the review wherever it is displayed.  Learn more
Otherwise, you can still post a regular comment on this review.

Is this your product?

If you are the author, artist, manufacturer or an official representative of this product, you can post an Official Comment on this review. It will appear immediately below the review wherever it is displayed.   Learn more
 
System timed out

We were unable to verify whether you represent the product. Please try again later, or retry now. Otherwise you can post a regular comment.

Since you previously posted an Official Comment, this comment will appear in the comment section below. You also have the option to edit your Official Comment.   Learn more
The maximum number of Official Comments have been posted. This comment will appear in the comment section below.   Learn more
Prompts for sign-in
  [Cancel]