Brace when whipping

Do you suffer from sharp pain in muscles, tendons or joints? Then there may be a whipping. To ease this pain, the brace specialist has the right braces in her range. If you have any questions about the injury or the usefulness of a brace, you can always contact our physiotherapists.

What is whipping?

Whipping in the calf is caused by a tear in the muscle. This can happen during a vigorous exercise movement for example. This can also be due to drop-off, jump or sprint. You will feel a sharp pain in the calf muscle and cannot continue. The injury usually occurs in the calf muscle and the tear is often no larger than 1 to 3 cm.


Braces for muscle tear in the calf

When whipping occurs in the calf, it is important to keep the leg high and cool immediately. The tear in the muscle usually recovers automatically after 2 to 8 weeks. When there is a tear in the muscle it is important to keep enough rest. Try to move a little more every day. In doing so, we recommend the use of a calf brace. A calf brace provides the necessary compression to speed up the recovery process and prevent further injury.

Calf taping when muscle tear

There are a number of ways you can ease the pain of whipping. Wearing a brace for compression and pain reduction to the calf. Another option is to tap the calf. This is admittedly less effective than a brace, as it gives less compression and softening. However, it gives some support to the calf when this is needed in rapid speed. When the choice is when wearing a brace or draining the calf, we recommend using a brace for extra support and protection.

What exercises help with whipping in the calf?

If you are looking for suitable whipping calf exercises, it is best to visit a physiotherapist. This looks at the tear in the muscle and has the right knowledge to provide you with exercises. The advice of the physiotherapist is based on professional knowledge and will help you for a speedy recovery. Therefore, we advise to inform a physiotherapist when you need whipping calf exercises.

Braces for muscle tear in the leg

Did you possibly get a whiplash in the leg? Then it is important to keep the leg high and cool as soon as possible. Recovery usually happens automatically after 2 to 8 weeks. Important in this case to take enough rest and painkillers only where necessary. Let the leg move a little more every day. In addition, the thigh brace is highly recommended. A BioSkin thigh brace provides enough compression to speed up the recovery process and prevent further injury.

Whipping thigh braces

A whipping in the leg occurs in most cases in the thigh. This means that there is a muscle tear in the thigh. We offer top quality braces to support the thigh and soothe the pain. Protect yourself with thigh braces!

What is whiplash?

Whiplash is a muscle injury that causes a tear in the muscle.

How does whiplash occur?

Whiplash usually occurs when a forceful movement is made by the muscle.

What are the symptoms of whiplash?

Symptoms of a whiplash are a strong feeling of pain at the crack. This causes nausea and difficult walking.

How is whiplash treated?

Start by cooling the muscle. Then you give the muscle a rest and you don't use it. Then a brace can be added.

In which situations is whiplash most common?

Whiplash is most common during intensive sports. Think of football, athletics and volleyball.


To perform the correct exercises you can visit our injury pages.

Can whiplash only occur in the calf?

Whiplash does not only have to take place in the calf. The injury can occur anywhere in the body.

How can whiplash be prevented?

Prevent whiplash by warming up well and starting the workout gradually. In addition, stretching and stretching exercises help.