EVS Shoulder Brace

Has some of you used the EVS shoulder brace?

Has it worked well? Does it really works?

Any Advice... :)

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 ]

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.

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?

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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