The Thermoskin Elastic Knee Support with 4-Way stretch material provides even compression to support and protect weak and injured knees. The support contours to the body to reduce the chance of bunching. Universal design means you can wear the brace on either knee and unlike thermal supports, it can be worn immediately after an acute injury in accordance with the R.I.C.E method (rest, ice, compression, elevation). The 4-Way Stretch Knee support by Thermoskin can also be worn during increased physical activity such as running. Item number 8*609.