Cristiano Ronaldos Knee Brace
A lot has been circulated over the last several weeks regarding Cristiano Ronaldos Knee Brace, his chronic knee injury, and his ability to play soccer during the World Cup.
It has been mentioned that he has been wearing a knee brace when playing, but it appears that Cristiano Ronaldos Knee Brace was actually a taping of the knee, and not a knee support. Cristiano Ronaldo has been called one of the best soccer players in the world, due to his speed and agility. This type of injury can have a severe impact on his mobility and kicking.
According to Reuters, Cristiano is suffering from a tendonitis around his left kneecap. Judging by the taping method seen on video’s and images, the condition appears to be a patella tendonitis. The condition is also referred to as “jumper’s knee.
This very common athletic injury is actually seen primarily in basketball, volleyball and other sports that involve repetitive jumping movements. There may be associated pain above the kneecap in the region of the quadriceps tendon.
Treatment for this condition involves icing of the affected area to reduce pain and inflammation. Anti-inflammatory medical is also used to reduce pain and swelling. Stretching exercises are also used to reduce muscle contractures. Taping, strapping and bracing of the knee are used in many cases to reduce the stress that is placed on the tendon during activity.
It is recommended that you consult with your treating physician or therapist to diagnose and treat this knee condition and allow you to continue to play at your highest level.The Brace Shop has a wide range of knee braces, thigh supports and compression shorts to fit all ages and sizes.