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Archive for May 21st, 2012

How long will a neoprene knee sleeve last?  The answer to this question depends on several factors.

1.  How often will you wear your neoprene knee sleeve?

2.  What activities will you be participating in?

3.  How is the knee brace cared for?

4.  How well does the neoprene knee sleeve fit?

5.  How is the brace constructed?

Generally speaking expect to get a year out of a neoprene sleeve with regular use.  However if you are installing carpet for a living, participating in extreme sports, or wearing an inexpensive brace expect a shorter lifespan.

With neoprene knee braces you get what you pay for.  A product with nylon coating will make a brace more comfortable and durable.  Stitching and quality of neoprene will also play an important role.