Our Wrist Supports Range
Our range of wrist supports and braces provide protection and support to help relieve pain and discomfort from a variety of wrist injuries.
Offering compression and warmth to treat and prevent aches and pain from injured wrists, each wrist support in our range offers you the solution you've been looking for
Featuring simple sleeves and wraparound bandages as well as contoured design supports to fit your wrist and hand securely and comfortably.
Great for all sports and activities, you'll find the perfect wrist support for your injury or pain management.
Whether you have a basketball or netball wrist injury, carpel tunnel / repetitive strain caused by computer and other work-related activities or you are looking for effective relief from the pain associated with arthritis, we are bound to have a wrist support that will hopefully provide you with well designed, comfortable support so that you can get back to having less discomfort and more flexibility in your wrist.
Your wrist is a very complex joint that uses muscles and tendons to connect a multitude of bones together, making it capable for you to perform a wide range of wrist movements and allowing dexterity. Therefore, your wrist is vulnerable to numerous instances of strain or damage and meeting this with effective pain relief and support can ensure a speedy recovery as well as minimize further damage or feelings of extreme discomfort.
Our range of wrist supports can be used to treat and address a variety of conditions and injuries. For a comprehensive explanation of how you can use Actimove products for specific conditions/injuries please refer to our Wrist Supports Guide. Here’s some summarized information designed to answer some questions you might have.
Wrist Support FAQs
The following information is not meant to be in any way prescriptive and is merely content that has been compiled to help you make an informed decision about which product could suit you. Please remember to contact your physician or sports medicine professional for proper, qualified guidance.
What wrist support should I use for Soft Tissue Injuries?
If you have consulted a medical professional about wrist pain and they have informed you that you have a soft tissue injury, this could refer to damage done to the soft tissues in muscles, ligaments and tendons that surround the wrist. In order to provide supported healing, a wrist stabiliser is the type of wrist support usually recommended
What wrist support should I use for Arthritis?
Arthritis is a very limiting and painful condition and can become more severe as time progresses so it is essential that pain management is effective and the joints are aptly supported. Wrist stabilisers and Adjustable wrist supports are the most suitable wrist support for Rheumatoid Arthritis and Osteoarthritis. Forbes named the Actimove thumb Stabiliser in their list of Best Arthritis gloves (2022). We also have a complete Arthritis range from Actimove, have a look at our Arthritis Supports.
What wrist support should I use for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome or Repetitive Strain?
Carpal tunnel syndrome is caused by overuse and/or very repetitive activities. It is very common in desk-based jobs where very repetitive movement is likely such as with a computer but is also common in any other repetitive physical activity such as construction or working on a production line in a factory. Symptoms include acute pain and numbness in your hand. A wrist stabiliser or general wrist support such as an adjustable wrist support are the best types of wrist support that are suitable to help treat carpal tunnel syndrome and similar repetitive strain injuries. We also sell a specially designed support for Carpal Tunnel, for more information please take a look at our RSI Buyer's Guide and Carpal Tunnel Pain.
What wrist support should I use for Tendonitis?
Overuse of our wrists can lead to a slight tear in the tendons. You might notice tenderness in the affected area, enduring pain and or inflammation and strain. After this has been officially diagnosed, a wrist stabiliser can be used as a solution if found suitable.
What wrist support should I use for a general Sprain or Strain?
A Sprain or Strain in the wrist happens when a forceful twist or blow leads to a tear in muscles or tendons for a strain and the stretching/tearing of ligaments for a sprained wrist. These injuries can cause pain and discomfort and therefore a wrist stabiliser, adjustable wrist support or wrap around wrist support are typically recommended