The Mueller Max Knee Strap is built with compression tubes that target above, below and the sides of the knee to help relieve chronic pain. You'll get lightweight, targeted compression without reducing your mobility. Breathable mesh fabric delivers a comfortable fit and smooth feel. Made from latex-free materials. Upper compression tube targets quadriceps misalignment to help improve patellar traction. Lower compression tube targets patellar tendon. Side compression tubes help with patellar tracking. AEGIS Microbe Shield® protects the brace against odor, staining and deterioration caused by bacteria and microorganisms. Uses: Arthritis. Bursitis. Chondromalacia. Jumper's Knee. Osgood-Schlatter's Disease. Patellofemoral Syndrome. Iliotibial Band Syndrome. Runner's Knee. Subluxating Kneecap. Patellar Tendonitis. Misalignment of the Quadriceps.