How to Care for your X Brace

March 13, 2019

Getting rid of Plantar Fasciitis or Sever’s Disease can be complicated and The X Brace is part of the treatment protocol that will help the healing process along.  Wearing your X Brace during the day for continuous foot support or during activity for extra protection can quickly add up to many hours of use. As with any athletic device, the more you wear the brace, the quicker it will wear out. Here are three steps for extending the effective life of this elastic foot brace.

3 Steps for Caring for your X Brace:

  1. We recommend having two pairs. Think of your socks.  They stand up to an amazing amount of wear and tear in a single day.  You wouldn’t wear them again until they’ve been washed and dried.  In the case of The X Brace, they do not need to be washed every day but having two pairs allows you the freedom to have foot support every day. Wear one pair during activity while the other pair is drying and regaining shape and elasticity before being worn again.  Switching between two pairs each day will go a LONG way in extending the life of both pairs.  
  1. Allow the X Brace to dry completely before wearing again. Do not leave a damp pair of X Braces at the bottom of your gym bag or shoved in your shoes. A good option is to use a carabiner, such as the one included in The Complete X Brace Kit, and clip the braces to the outside of your bag. This will allow them to air dry, plus they won’t get lost.  

  1. Let’s talk about washing. They do not have to be washed every day, but if your braces are starting to get a little smelly it is recommended that you give them a quick wash. However, It is incredibly important that you wash them correctly.  The best option is to soak them in your sink with warm water and gentle soap like 2Toms StinkFree Sports Detergent, and then allow them to air dry. DO NOT PUT IN THE DRYER.  Using heat to dry The X Brace compromises the performance of the elastic compression material. 

Following these steps to care for your X Brace will lengthen the life and maintain the integrity of the materials that offer arch and foot support.

To help you get the longest performance out of your X Brace, we’re offering a limited time promotion!

When you purchase The Complete X Brace Kit, which includes two pairs of X Brace and a carabiner for storing and drying your braces, you’ll get a 2Toms StinkFree Detergent sample FREE to soak them and keep them fresh every day!

Use Code XBCARE at checkout to get your FREE 2Toms StinkFree Detergent sample!

If you have any questions about these steps or how to care for your X Braces, please email us at customersupport@medi-dyne.comUse code XBCARE at checkout to get your FREE sample of StinkFree detergent!

Disclaimer: The XBCARE promotion is good for one (1) StinkFree detergent sample with purchase of The Complete X Brace Kit of any size. Offer good while supplies last. One discount code use per person.

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199 reviews
Great product

My daughter uses The X Brace everyday and she is experiencing good improvements with pain management. She is being able to train with less pain.

Purchased from Japan.


I live in Japan, so I was expecting quite a delay in receiving my package, but it came within a week. Very quick service and the X Brace team even emailed me to make sure I had received it and was able to use it.


As far as the X Brace goes, its really great! I was actually shocked at how simple/small the design was. I’m usually skeptical of products claiming how “great they are” and how “even athletes recommend” but these braces have gone above and beyond expectation. I can’t even tell I have them on when I’m wearing them. They helped my pain almost instantly. ( my pain was severe so it took a day... lol) it’s easier to walk, run , and even stand now. I’ve been using them for about 3 weeks and even when I do not have them on, I can see the difference in my walking patterns as well as experience little to no pain.

They are VERY easy to clean. Just hand wash using soap and water and hang them to dry at night before you go to bed. They are always nice and clean, and dry when I wake up. I haven’t had to emergency clean and dry yet but the inside of the straps have small rubber grips, therefore I would caution against putting them in the dryer or using any form of artificial heat to dry them.


They might look expensive at first glance but the X Brace is completely worth it. I strongly recommend this product to anyone suffering from over-pronation. I will be buying another pair very soon just in case something happens to the ones Im currently wearing. Overall, I’m just happy to be able to walk pain free again.


Amazing, the pain had gone away from my feet. I tested it and didn't wear them for a few days and the pain returned. I started to wear them again and the pain disappeared. Extremely happy with the purchase.

So far so good

I’ve been using the brace for a couple of weeks now. It has been offering relief as advertised. Very happy with my purchase.