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Leg support AS-U-01

Thigh support AS-U-01


Thigh muscles injuries

The thigh has three sets of strong muscles: the hamstring muscles in the back of the thigh, the quadriceps muscles in the front, and the adductor muscles on the inside. The quadriceps muscles and hamstring muscles work together to straighten (extend) and bend (flex) the leg. The adductor muscles pull the legs together.
The hamstring and quadriceps muscle groups are particularly at risk for muscle strains because they cross both the hip and knee joints. They are also used for high-speed activities, such as track and field events (running, hurdles, long jump), football, basketball, and soccer.

In English league the athletes injuries are observed my specialists. According that, average recovery time of football player after semitendinosus and semimembranosus injury is 23 weeks. In sprinters this time is 16 weeks. Improperly treated injuries cause injury relapse even in 30% patients.

Soft tissues injuries of thigh occur in 10-55% all of the sport injuries. We know following injuries f soft tissues: enthesopathy, bruising, pull, strain or rupture. Enthesopathy based on stress, microinjuries or pull.

Above injuries can be result of:
1. contact contusion (bruising) where soft tissues, blood vessels and bones are injured,
2. pull,
3. Concentric contractions,
4. Eccentric contraction,
5. Isometric contraction,
6. Sudden stopping move
7. Passive extension

Typical hamstring injury during sprint occurs when muscles go from eccentric contraction into concentric (knee flexion in 30o). According to researchers, 69-80% hamstring injuries relate to the biceps femoris.

Product’s description

Thigh/groin brace AS-U-01 protects leg against the injury. Pull of the muscles is very painful.

Our AS-U-01 thigh sleeve is anatomic-shaped brace with orthopaedic stays and polyamide buckles. There are elastic, easy to attach, circumferential straps with Velcro fasteners. Trial Compressive System allows to adjust the level of compression in different thigh areas according to condition and needs.

Our thigh/groin brace is made of ActivPren™.


ActivPren™ is an active 3-layered fabric made of elastic jersey layer and perforated neoprene foam. This lamination is very soft and high elastic. Foam’s perforation improves the air circulation and maintains great skin’s condition. The skin can breathe freely and its required temperature is maintained because of AirSupply System. This material is not knitte, what prevents skin against the skin abrasions in the compression zones. Our braces, made of ActivePren are the most durable and provide the best stabilization in the market. WATERPROOF MATERIAL.

Anatomic-shape of the sleeve allows to use it for right and left leg.

Purpose of use

- enthesopathy,
- bruising,
- muscle pull
- strain and rapture of soft tissues
- stressed thigh muscles
- pain in the groin area during activity

Available sizes

Size Thigh circumference 5 cm below the groin How to measure
S 48-52 cm
How to measure - thigh circumference
M 52-56 cm
L 56-60 cm
XL 60-64 cm

Total length of the product: 22 cm (8,7″)


Code AS-U-01

CEMedical products class 1 – conforming the directive of the Board (93/42/EEC) concerning medical products. Producer of orthopedic and medical products, firm REH4MAT issued appropriate EC declaration of conformity.