Wrist braces are worn around the wrists to protect it while performing wrist-involved activities. Wrist braces are also used for the healing injured wrists. You can wear wrist braces to get relief from muscle pain in the wrist. These braces immobilize your joints and provide compression and heat to bones and ligaments of your wrist. Wrist braces are made of different materials such as neoprene fabrics and nylon materials to ensure a limited mobility of your wrist and your hand. If the injury is severe, you can wear a wrist brace with metal spines to immobilize the joints more effectively.