Playing sports is the best entertainment for most people. Playing with protection is most important for any kind of sport. Because one of the most common injuries that will make you problems are knee injuries. Your knees will be the first part which gets injured first particularly if you are playing cricket, volleyball, football, hockey, or any running sports. It is necessary to protect your knees or else it may cause serious issue and you may get severe knee pain as well. So, it’s time to read more here to find out the solution to protect your knees while playing.
Factors to consider protecting your knees
• It is good to have the best shoes with padding attached to it which helps to support your overall weight. This is important for your knees as well as other joints in your body.
• The Fact is you will automatically reduce your weight when you play sports, but if you are overweight, then it is a must to reduce your body weight. And it helps to protect the knees from the strain of the bodyweight
• It is important to build and strengthen your muscles around the knees. This will really help get rid of any injury if caused. If your muscles are stronger you can possible to go for a long run also
• Try to avoid hard surfaces for playing. Softer surfaces with clear space are much better for your knees. So, indoor games are safer for protecting your knees.
• Keep work out daily for stretching muscles and to get more flexibility. This will help you to give strength on your knees while running
• Exercise regularly to make your body fit and active to play with more attention to protecting your knees.
• The most important point is, always wear a knee pad and braces for better knee protection. This will give you extra support and prevent serious knee injuries.
Normally knee braces that contain knee pads start by being pull on the knee sleeves. And knees pads are strapless and it covers up your knee. It is compulsory to use knee pads if you are a sports player. Knee braces usually come in a variety of sizes from small to large. Based on the size you can pick your comfortable one to wear which helps to reduce the friction or injury on the knees.
Different levels of protection for skiers knee braces
Low, medium, and high are the different levels of protection.
• Low level- low-level protections braces are made from simple elastic kind of material with no definite structure.
• Medium level- in this, it is made up of either metal or springs or any plastic material which is fixed both sides. It is very lightweight and most suitable for skiers
• High level- this is used for higher protection, it is usually a hinged brace when you have any injuries or ruptures in your knee when you do skiing.
Selecting the best one based on the issues you have and based on the sport you play is more important.
- Tom Drury was born in Iowa in 1956. The recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship, Drury has published short fiction and essays in The New Yorker, A Public Space, Ploughshares, Granta, The Mississippi Review, The New York Times Magazine, and Tricycle: The Buddhist Review. His novels have been translated into German, Spanish, and French. “Path Lights,” a story Drury published in The New Yorker, was made into a short film starring John Hawkes and Robin Weigert and directed by Zachary Sluser. The film debuted on David Lynch Foundation Television and played in film festivals around the world. In addition to Iowa, Drury has lived in Massachusetts, Connecticut, Florida, and California. He currently lives in Brooklyn and is published by Grove Press.