Choosing the best shoulder brace means taking into consideration factors like comfort, durability, and overall support. If you’re like most of our customers, you want all three, which is why making an informed purchase is so essential. Take a look at all the different options below, or browse by the factors that are most important to you. In the end, it’s all about finding the option that will serve your needs best.
Types of Shoulder Brace
Not sure where to start? Take a look at all our different shoulder braces below and choose the one that works best for your needs.
Standard Shoulder Brace
If you’re looking for all-around shoulder support that can treat a range of different conditions, the Vive Health shoulder brace will be the perfect option. The brace’s stabilizing support helps protect against unsafe movements, to promote safe healing without risk of re-injury. Secure with a snug fit with an adjustable strap, and since the design is so slim and lightweight, you won’t have to worry about too much bulk or weight. Buy Standard Shoulder Brace Here
Our arm sling is designed to keep your joint immobilized and support it's weight to rest muscles and reduce the pain of conditions like rotator cuff tears or recovery from surgery. An integrated thumb loop provides an extra level of support while a contoured shoulder strap will ensure all-day comfort. Count on lightweight and breathable material to stay comfortable all day as you work or play. As a bonus, an interior pocket lets you store small personal items, like a phone or medication. Buy Arm Sling Here
Shoulder Abduction Sling
For some injuries, maximum support and sturdy immobilization is the only way to ensure a safe recovery. A a padded neck strap and 15-degree abduction pillow will ensure a comfortable recovery while a customized fit means you get exactly the support you need. It’s a necessary option for our customers who suffer from shoulder dislocations or subluxations, as it offers unparalleled support. Buy Shoulder Abduction Sling Here
Shoulder Compression Ice Pack
By combining compression with cold therapy, the Vive Health shoulder compression brace offers a doubly effective recovery to ailing joints. Adjustable compression lets you customize your treatment, and the ability to switch between cold and heat therapy puts a range of different treatment options at your fingertips. The thermal gel packs stay flexible to maximize comfort and wearability. Buy Shoulder Compression Ice Pack Here
Our Shoulder Brace Recommendations
What sort of activities are most important to you? Are you trying to treat a specific shoulder condition? Below you can find our recommendations on the issues that matter most to our customers.
Best Shoulder Brace for Dislocation
Shoulder instability is a common concern that is best treated by a quality immobilizer brace. Help avoid dislocations with an option that can keep your joint from moving, with gentle padding. Look for cushioning in the neck strap, waist area, as well as the brace itself. Finding a brace that can offer maximum support is a must, to allow your shoulder to heal and strengthen.
- Maximum support
- Cushioned design
- Removable abduction pillow
- Interior pockets for important items
Best Shoulder Brace for Sports
Shoulder Separations and other serious joint injuries come at a higher risk for those who regularly play sports. Luckily, an all-around brace with a breathable neoprene build can help protect your joint while encouraging healing. A brace with customizable compression is the best option, to allow you to stay flexible while out in the field or on the court, while a slim profile will allow maximum range of motion.
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- Breathable neoprene design
- Customizable compression
- Slim build
Best Shoulder Immobilizer
Sometimes, the best way to keep your shoulders fit is to keep them from moving altogether. A quality abduction sling will be able to do just that, while offering a high level of comfort and support. An ergonomic design is ideal, as it will contour to your arm, neck, and midsection for a comfortable fit that will fit either arm. Even better if it’s adjustable, as you can ensure a snug fit no matter what your body type.
- Adjustable shoulder strap
- Comfortable padding
- High level of support and stability
- Ergonomic design for either arm
Best Brace for Frozen Shoulders
With chronic pain and stiffness, frozen shoulders can make it hard to go about your daily life. To relieve these symptoms, try on a brace that incorporates hot and cold therapy and compression into its design, for effective relief. Look for a removable gel pack that can be heated and cooled, and stays flexible to maintain the maximum range of motion possible. As a bonus, and inflatable air bladder can ensure you get customized compression, specially suited to your needs.
- Flexible gel pack for hot and cold therapy
- Inflatable air bladder for adjustable compression
- Comfortable polyester material
- Minimal support
Best Shoulder Impingement Brace
The muscle tears, pain, and stiffness that go along with a shoulder impingement can be difficult to manage. A shoulder brace that offers maximum support will be perfect, as it can cradle the arm with its ergonomic cushioning. A breathable material is ideal, so your choice won’t chafe or cause sweating as you recover. If you’re worried about sizing, find a brace that can be worn by a range of sizes, and on either arm.
- Ergonomic support for either arm
- Breathable material
- High level of support
Best Brace for Shoulder Arthritis
When it comes to treating arthritis, compression therapy is key. Using a brace that offers ample support and compression while staying comfortable allows you to enjoy all your favorite activities while staying flexible. Add in a gel pack for hot or cold therapy will help alleviate some of the pain of the condition, while also reducing any swelling or inflammation that may be present.
- Dual cold compression therapy
- Comfortable material
- Versatile design for either arm
- Minimal support
Other Tips to Overcome Shoulder Pain
The best way to take advantage of your shoulder brace is to pair it with one of our other products for a speedy, safe recovery. Take a look at some customer favorites below:
With severe pain, everyday tasks like dressing or putting on shoes can become a real chore. The thick foam handles of our sock helper will make part of your routine much easier, with a smooth plastic body that glides along the foot. Afterwards, try an elongated shoe horn, to slip on footwear easily, even if you have mobility issues.
Sometimes, chronic injuries are best handled with physical therapy, to repair muscle tissue and restore the use of your arm. A shoulder pulley is one way you can workout your shoulder at home, allowing you to recover from injuries and improve shoulder strength.
If reaching items on a high shelf has become difficult for you, investing in a reacher grabbermay be the answer. These handy devices extend your reach by up to 32”, with a gripping claw that can safely retrieve whatever you need.
Need More help?
Still have questions about our selection of shoulder braces. Get in touch with our product experts by phone from 8:30am and 9pm EST daily at 1-800-487-3808 or email us at email@example.com.