Shock Doctor Knee Brace

Last updated date: April 2, 2019

Review Melt Score
7.9

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Overall Take

In our analysis of 63 expert reviews, the Shock Doctor Shock Doctor Knee Brace placed 8th when we looked at the top 10 products in the category. For the full ranking, see below.

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Expert Summarized Score
8.0
4 expert reviews
User Summarized Score
7.8
597 user reviews
Our Favorite Video Reviews
What experts liked
Neoprene is a good material for knee sleeves because it can keep the joint warm, which our experts mentioned can improve blood flow, and its springy texture provided proprioreceptive feedback during activity.
- New York Times Wirecutter
December 8, 2017 | Full review
Neoprene is a good material for knee sleeves because it can keep the joint warm, which our experts mentioned can improve blood flow, and its springy texture provided proprioreceptive feedback during activity.
- New York Times Wirecutter
December 8, 2017 | Full review
Pre-curved design makes this knee support sleeve a great design for those seeking “light support for minor pain, sprains and strains allowing for daily use for an extended period of time”.
- Outside Pursuits
January 21, 2019 | Full review
It is a breeze to put on or off and has Lycra bindings for guaranteed comfort during prolonged wear.
- Savant Magazine
What experts didn't like
There are no adjustable straps on the knee support so be sure to measure twice and order once.
- Outside Pursuits
January 21, 2019 | Full review

From The Manufacturer

Experience free range of motion with the 865 Knee Compression Sleeve. This pre-curved compression fit sleeve, designed with open patella coverage, stays firmly in place while the breathable mesh window strives to increase breathability and raise comfort levels. Performance Level 1: Light support for minor pain, sprains and strains allowing for daily use for an extended period of time. Anatomical pre-curved design. N-TexTM for moisture wicking and therapeutic warmth and healing. Integrated Antimicrobial Technology to reduce odor causing bacteria. LATEX FREE. This product is not a substitute for medical care. Always see professional medical advice for the diagnosis and treatment of pain, injury or irritation.

Overall Product Rankings

1. Bauerfeind GenuTrain Knee Brace
Overall Score: 9.1
Expert Reviews: 8
2. Futuro Comfort Lift Knee Support
Overall Score: 8.8
Expert Reviews: 2
3. Neo G Closed Knee Brace
Overall Score: 8.8
Expert Reviews: 4
4. McDavid 401 Knee Support Brace
Overall Score: 8.7
Expert Reviews: 4
5. Bracoo Knee Support
Overall Score: 8.5
Expert Reviews: 9
6. PowerLix Compression Knee Sleeve
Overall Score: 8.4
Expert Reviews: 8
7. Shock Doctor Maximum Support Compression Knee Brace
Overall Score: 8.3
Expert Reviews: 10
8. Shock Doctor Knee Brace
Overall Score: 7.9
Expert Reviews: 4
9. McDavid Knee Brace w/ Cross Straps
Overall Score: 7.3
Expert Reviews: 7
10. DonJoy Reaction WEB Knee Support Brace
Overall Score: 7.0
Expert Reviews: 3

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