Protect / RECOVER / RELIEVE
Underpinning the OPROtec ethos is an emphasis on protection against injury.
Biomaster – Antimicrobial
We've teamed up with world leaders Addmaster, to include their highly acclaimed antimicrobial additive, Biomaster, in our OPROtec K-Tape.
The Biomaster antimicrobial additive offers permanent protection against harmful bacteria, fungi and moulds. Ideal for a product you wear when you're training hard and sweating hard.
This odour free additive protects against 99.99% of bacteria for the lifetime of the K-Tape. What's more, it has also been proven to be resistant to MRSA.
• Provides 99% protection against bacteria
• Proven to be resistant to MRSA
• Antimicrobial additive is active for the entire time you are wearing OPROtec K Tape
The second part of the OPROtec ethos focuses on recovery.
Unfortunately, injuries happen and we know being side-lined from activity is tough. But at OPROtec, we want to get you on the road to healing as soon as possible. Our sleeves, supports, and braces have all been created with materials and designs that warm and compress muscles to encourage blood flow and kickstart your body's natural healing process.
Neoprene is a padded, stretchy, weather-resistant fabric with several unique qualities that promote recovery, the most important being its thermal properties. The neoprene in OPROtec products provides thermal compression and heat retention that promotes more efficient healing and muscle and joint movement. Neoprene retains heat - this leads to an increased oxygen consumption that aids in raising lactic acid thresholds. This, in turn, maximises blood flow to the area and reduces inflammation and pain.
The OPROtec ankle, calf, knee, and elbow sleeves all feature seamless knitting technology. Unlike other materials that may have thick seams that dig into the skin, the seamless design is specifically engineered for long-lasting comfort during athletic activity. OPROtec knitted sleeves help improve muscle performance and muscle recovery from injury through compression and increased blood flow to affected areas.
The final part of the OPROtec ethos is relief - relief from the pain and relief from the stresses of being injured.
All of our products are designed to get you back to activity as soon as possible and keep you moving throughout the recovery process. The last thing you want to deal with when working through an injury is having an uncomfortable brace or sleeve.
That's why OPROtec supports and sleeves are designed with the wearer in mind. Tested for fit on multiple body shapes, they have been created to be comfortable and provide support when worn for long periods.
We've included a soft, silicone print in the unique OPROtec design on the inside of many OPROtec products. It is there to ensure that your support stays securely in place whilst you are wearing it and does not slip or move, even during strenuous exercise.
How do I wash my OPROtec Supports and Sleeves?
To keep your OPROtec products in the best possible shape, we recommend hand washing them in warm, but not hot, water using a mild detergent.
Do you offer a warranty on your products?
We offer a lifetime warranty. Click here for more information.
Do OPROtec products contain latex?
No, all of our products are latex free.
Are you able to offer medical advice about my injury?
We are not qualified physiotherapists or physicians so if you are unsure about your injury, we recommend consulting a health care professional.
What is the best knee support for me?
We offer a range of knee supports and braces to suit different levels of pain and/or sporting activities. Click here (hyperlink to knee page) to see which product is best for arthritis relief, support for running or increasing stability for knee ligament damage.
What is the best back support for me?
We offer two back support options that can offer relief and support for lower back pain from day-to-day activities, to lifting weights in the gym. Click here to see which product is best for helping to relieve aches and pains or providing lumbar stability.
What is the best sport ankle support for me?
We offer a range of ankle supports and braces to suit different levels of injury and/or sporting activities. Click here to see which product is best for day-to-day wear, additional injury support or increasing ankle stability.