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Do Bauerfeind GenuTrain Supports contain latex?
GenuTrain Supports by Bauerfeind contains a latex core surrounded by a double-lay microfiber.
What are the stays in the Bauerfeind GenuTrain supports made of, and what purpose do they serve?
The stays in Bauerfeind GenuTrain Supports are made of spiraled stainless steel, so they are very flexible and won't rust when wet. The stays have plastic tips on the ends so they won't make holes in the material. The stays will help to prevent the support from rolling.
Why is the kneecap covered on the Bauerfeind GenuTrain supports?
The knit material lightly covers the patella on the Bauerfeind Supports to prevent swelling from developing in this area. GenuTrain's unique 3-dimensional knit does not put excess pressure on the kneecap.
Can the GenuTrain from Bauerfeind be worn while playing sports?
The GenuTrain Supports from Bauerfeind can be worn while playing sports. All Bauerfeind knitted products provide medical-grade compression to help increase circulation, which decreases pain and swelling. During activity, the viscoelastic pad massages the soft tissue of the joints to reduce pain and swelling. Bauerfeind knitted products are also breathable, allowing sweat and heat to be wicked away from the body.
Can the GenuTrain from Bauerfeind be worn during the day when inactive?
The GenuTrain Supports from Bauerfeind can be worn when inactive. The support will provide compression to help increase circulation, which decreases pain and swelling.
Can the GenuTrain from Bauerfeind be worn while sleeping?
It is not recommended to wear Bauerfeind GenuTrain Supports while sleeping. GenuTrain Supports provide a lot of compression to counter gravity which is not necessary while laying down.
Can the GenuTrain from Bauerfeind be placed in the freezer and used as a cold pack?
The GenuTrain from Bauerfeind is not designed as a cold pack; however, it will remain cold briefly. The GenuTrain from Bauerfeind is not intended as a cold pack; however, it will remain cold briefly.
Can the GenuTrain from Bauerfeind be heated?
High temperatures reduce the life of GenuTrain Supports; therefore, it is not recommended to put the supports in the dryer or leaving them in a hot car.
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