Plus Size Knee Braces

BraceAbility is the #1 retailer of plus size medical braces and supports. Shop comfortable, affordable treatments for obesity knee pain and a variety of knee injuries.

Plus Size Knee Braces

Plus size knee braces can be tough to find, which is ironic considering those with large legs are often the ones most in need of added support. The good news is that you’ve landed in the right place. BraceAbility offers a wide range of bariatric knee braces. Whether you are searching for a 2XL knee brace due to a weight-related condition or injury or simply have large thighs that require a knee brace for large legs, we have a brace for you.

We also stock a number of different types of extra-large knee braces, since orthotic needs will depend on lifestyle and injury. As you can see, we offer everything from hinged heavy-duty knee braces to padded extra-large knee supports to sleeves and big knee wraps to plus-size knee bands.

We also recognize that a 2XL knee support or even a 3XL knee brace will not suit all users. Therefore, we offer sizes all the way up to a 5XL knee brace.

BraceAbility Plus Size Knee Support in Sizes up to 4XL and 5XL

A one-size-fits-all approach to bariatric knee braces sizing is unrealistic. Therefore, we offer a wide variety of sizes so one can find a large knee brace that fits well and provides the support he or she needs. One of the standouts when it comes to finding a knee brace for big thighs is the BraceAbility bariatric plus size knee brace.

This bariatric knee support is available in sizes ranging from XL to 5XL, fitting thigh circumferences (measured 3 inches above the kneecap) ranging from 18 inches to 24 inches. The 4XL knee brace has a dual axis as well as polycentric hinges that support the knee and protects it against injury. These hinges can also be removed to turn the 4xL knee brace into a sleeker knee wrap that provides warmth and compression.

Plus Size Knee Brace for Arthritis and Obesity

The knee is an important joint for the body when it comes to movement and its very function subjects it to a high amount of stress. Each pound of body weight puts an estimated five pounds of force on the knee. 

Considering that, it should not be surprising that there is a link between obesity and knee pain.  The obesity knee pain brace helps those dealing with arthritis and other obesity knee problems. Many aspects of this product make it a great knee brace for obesity-related knee pain.

This knee brace has a wrap-around design that closes in the front with two Velcro straps. Its heavy-duty hinges help the knee withstand the extra weight, allowing the user to move about more easily and with less pain.

The brace is constructed of CoolTex, a neoprene alternative material that is both lightweight, breathable and moisture-wicking. This composition will allow for a more comfortable experience while using.

Also ensuring a comfortable and effective fit, this plus size knee brace comes in a variety of sizes, ranging from large to 6XL.  

Knee Brace for Large Legs

BraceAbility simplifies what can be a challenging task - finding knee braces for large legs. Its knee brace for large legs comes in sizes up to a 4XL knee brace that can accommodate leg circumferences up to 31 inches (measured six inches above the kneecap).

This knee brace can be comfortably worn throughout the day, plus it comes in a simple, pull-on design. The neoprene material of this large knee brace applies compression and warmth.

The knee brace for large legs has a J-shaped tubular buttress for support and adjustable pressure strays and spiral stays that help the kneecap track properly. Thus, the knee sleeve can help with conditions like patella instability, patellar tendonitis, ligament sprains and kneecap subluxation or dislocation.

An added bonus—the large knee sleeve comes at a highly affordable price.

Alternatively, one might consider the Bort Extra Wide Knee Brace for Larger Thighs. This U-shaped knee brace comes with stays and pads on either side of the knee for support and protection against contact pressure.

This enables the knee brace to help with instability, post-operative irritations, knee joint swelling, arthritis and more. The bariatric knee sleeve also protects against more serious injuries.

Plus Size Knee Sleeve and Athletic Supports

Being overweight can make it tough for the knees to hold up to an active lifestyle. This is where knee braces for obese users can be especially helpful. BraceAbility’s large compression knee sleeve provides lightweight support, warmth, and compression that is helpful for a number of knee injuries as well as arthritis. This simple neoprene brace is available in numerous sizes spanning nearly 10 inches in kneecap circumference differences, with the largest size being a 6XL knee support. (See more knee sleeves.)

Alternatively, check out our open patella knee brace available up to size 4XL. This open patella knee brace for can help with a number of kneecap tracking issues like patellar subluxation or patellofemoral tracking dysfunction as well as other conditions like patellar tendonitis or a ligament sprain. The open patella design also keeps pressure away from a tender kneecap. 

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Other options when it comes to large knee braces for athletic use include the short, sweat-resistant exercise knee brace. This lightweight knee brace is about as low-profile as they come and it, too, is made of CoolTex, a moisture-wicking fabric. This, along with the patella control from the C-shaped buttress, makes it a good plus-size knee brace for running or working out.

The Incredibrace compression knee sleeve is another knee brace that is well suited for athletic activity, including running. This popular compression knee sleeve is made of a unique bamboo, charcoal and geranium blend that stimulates blood flow, easing discomfort and enhancing movement. This fabric is also moisture wicking and odor absorbing.

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