Basketball requires lots of dynamic movement, leaving the joints susceptible to strain and injury. When a player quickly changes direction while dribbling down the court, or jumps to complete a layup, they rely on their joints to work as shock absorbers. One wrong landing, a rolled ankle, or the accumulation of these movements over time can take a player out of the game.   Bauerfeind’s medical-grade compression promotes healing blood flow and proprioception to reduce pain, swelling, and reinjury. Whether you are recovering from injury or trying to ensure your best performance, Bauerfeind’s braces and supports stabilize the joints without limiting mobility, so you can rely on your body to get you through the game.

Dirk Nowitzki Trusts Bauerfeind

Ranked #6 in all-time point scoring, 13-time NBA All-Star Dirk Nowitzki is still going strong in a historic career spanning 21 seasons with the league. Since discovering the Bauerfeind GenuTrain knee support in 2008 and wearing it again after knee surgery in 2012, Nowitzki credits Bauerfeind in part for his longevity in professional basketball. “The good thing about this brace is it gives you a little support, but it doesn’t limit my movement,” Says Nowitzki. “You feel that something is warm and it’s holding it together somewhat… It’s kind of a no-brainer; now we’ll see if people (consumers) love it as much as I do.”



What are the most common injuries in basketball players?
Some of the most common basketball injuries include: ankle sprain, knee sprain, pulled thigh muscles, ligament tears, and injuries to the wrist and forearm. Bauerfeind offers medical-grade compression braces, supports and sleeves to treat or prevent these injuries. Ask your athletic trainer or healthcare provider for more information on which product may be right for you.

How can I prevent or avoid injury while playing basketball?
According to professional athletic trainers for the NBATA, wearing a brace or support from Bauerfeind can reduce your chances of injury by providing enhanced stability, proprioception and medical-grade compression.

How do you treat a sprained ankle?
According to the NBATA, the standard first-line treatment for an acute injury such as an ankle sprain is RICE Therapy - Rest, Ice, Compression and Elevation. Bauerfeind braces and supports provide the compression component in this treatment. As always, consult your healthcare provider to create and manage your recovery plan.




    Bauerfeind’s innovative, industry-leading designs are now optimized for athletes. The highly elastic knitted fabric provides graduated compression which reduces muscle vibrations, thus preventing premature fatigue. It promotes blood circulation and allows muscles to receive an increased supply of oxygen to help them perform more effectively and regenerate more quickly.

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    All of our products that feature GRADUATED COMPRESSION TECHNOLOGY are made from a highly elastic knitted fabric that exerts a carefully regulated level of pressure. This compressive action boosts your circulation with lasting effect, transporting that all-important oxygen around your body. As a result, you can train more regularly, recover more quickly, get tired less easily, experience fewer muscle vibrations, and draw on greater energy reserves.

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    At the Bauerfeind Innovation Center, we continually develop our products, drawing on all the experience we have gained in the world of elite sport. For this reason, you can be 100% confident that all Bauerfeind products always reflect the latest findings in sports science.

“I’ve been a fan of Bauerfeind products for many years now. I have to be able to rely on my body – and Bauerfeind helps me to do that. Its products are world-class.”

Dirk Nowitzki, 13-time NBA All-Star • BAUERFEIND Ambassador


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