Established in 1969, McDavid Knee Guard is one of the leading manufacturers of sports medical products in the world. The company manufactures and markets more than 400 products, including protective padding and technical performance athletic wear. Its products provide protection against sprains and injuries. McDavid Knee Guard s collection of equipment and apparel is available at national sporting goods retailers, such as the Sports Authority, Modell s and Champs. The company offers ankle braces, wrist straps, tennis elbow supports, arm sleeves, football pads, first-aid kits, underwraps, athletic tape, and supporters and cups. It also features a variety of protective apparel, including shirts, tops, shorts, pants, gloves, caps and socks. The company markets its products under the Ankle X, Achilles and HexPad brands. McDavid Knee Guard maintains its production facility and global headquarters in Woodridge, Ill.