WristGrips Unveils New Compression Wraps

The wraps are designed to help with hand swelling due to poor form, overplaying, and repetitive-stress injury.

Portland OR (April 12, 2018) -- After suffering their own wrist tendonitis, and hand pain WristGrips were invented by professional musicians Ryan Sollee and Gabe Castro. The prototype for WristGrips worked so well, Ryan and Gabe wanted to share their invention with a mission to help fellow musicians, to play again, pain free.

“Our mission at WristGrips is that musicians get the most out of every practice and every gig, pain free,” says Ryan, “we are excited when we regularly hear from customers, ‘WristGrips saved my career!’ ”

WristGrips help prevent and heal tendonitis, arthritis, and carpal tunnel issues, by compressing and supporting the wrist, increasing oxygen and blood flow to help prevent further injuries, while allowing full range of motion. WristGrips low profile all black design works for any style of musician at any type of venue. WristGrips are one-size-fits-all and are easy and simple to take on and off.

Thousands of satisfied customers around the world have benefited from WristGrips. Most of our customers play guitar or drums, but we’ve learned that WristGrips offer great support while playing keys, strings and all other instruments where wrist and hand pain are present.

Features and Benifits of WristGrips:

  • Decreases wrist and hand swelling due to poor form, overplaying and RSI (repetitive stress injury)
  • Increases longevity, endurance, blood flow and oxygen to hands and wrists
  • Provides wrist stabilization and full range of motion
  • One size fits all, 100% cotton, hand washable, virtually indestructible, made in the USA

WristGrips are sold in pairs, and are available for $19.95 at wrist-grips.com, Amazon, and music stores around the country.

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