EVS Shoulder Brace



4 replies to this topic
  • Victor_Delgadillo

Posted February 22, 2002 - 12:02 PM

#1

Has some of you used the EVS shoulder brace?
Has it worked well? Does it really works?
Any Advice... :)

  • Hokie

Posted February 22, 2002 - 01:45 PM

#2

I dislocated my shoulder and bought one for the added support. I used it several times for skiing and twice for moto.

It definitely adds that little extra support that you may be looking for. I don't think that it would prevent another dislocation though. It did make the shoulder feel more stable while it was still weak though. Plus, I think it gave me the added mental strength to start using the shoulder again.

I don't wear it anymore since I have recovered about 95% back to normal.

Let me know if you want more info.

[ February 22, 2002: Message edited by: Hokie ]

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  • Victor_Delgadillo

Posted February 22, 2002 - 03:51 PM

#3

Thanks for the comment, i just order it, i'm going to use it for about 2 or 3 weeks, then if every thing is ok, or have any question i'll contact you.

  • Victor_Delgadillo

Posted February 28, 2002 - 12:57 PM

#4

I just got the shoulder brace on monday, i'm wearing it right now, but how tight should be?

did you wear it all day? even at night?

  • Hokie

Posted March 01, 2002 - 07:37 AM

#5

Originally posted by Victor Delgadillo:
I just got the shoulder brace on monday, i'm wearing it right now, but how tight should be?

did you wear it all day? even at night?


I only wore mine when I was doing active things, like skiing or riding.

I don't know how bad your shoulder was injured, but if it feels good to wear it, I don't see any harm in weraing it all day. Except, it may reduce your mobility. Even though it hurt, I tried to move my arm around to keep it from getting too tight and losing range of motion. I also did rehab for it at the gym.

However, I don't know about your particular situation and don't want to give out bad/wrong advice.

I adjusted mine so that it gave support, but was not cutting into my arm, or chest. It was pretty comfortable and I forgot I had it on after about 15 minutes of wearing it.

[ March 01, 2002: Message edited by: Hokie ]





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