The 10 Best Knee Braces For Running

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This wiki has been updated 21 times since it was first published in December of 2018. Running is one of the best cardiovascular workouts, a great way to shed excess pounds, and helps to relieve stress. Unfortunately, it is also very tough on the joints and may cause issues like tendinitis, bursitis, and more. These knee braces can alleviate, or even prevent, many of these problems, while still allowing you to engage in daily exercise. When users buy our independently chosen editorial picks, we may earn commissions to help fund the Wiki.

1. UFlex Athletics Compression

2. SB Sox Enhanced

3. Neo G Open Patella

Editor's Notes

December 31, 2018:

Knee braces designed for running need to be supportive, yet must offer the wearer enough range of motion to allow for a natural gait. They also need to be tight enough to stay firmly in place, yet not so tight as to cut off circulation. These two features were front and foremost in our mind when selecting the best options for most users. After that, we looked at overall durability and value for the money spent.

4. NeoAlly Sleeve

5. Shock Doctor Compression

6. Sable Two-Pack

7. Bauerfeind GenuTrain

8. McDavid Neoprene

9. PowerLix Ultra

10. Lifehapps Active Relief

Brett Dvoretz
Last updated by Brett Dvoretz

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