Unloading brace

A knee brace designed to transfer pressure within the knee, ‘unloading’ one side of the joint to the other.

Pre-operative exercise boosts TKA outcomes

An evidence-based exercise regimen, designed to enhance knee strength and the ability to complete functional tasks, may speed recovery following total knee arthroscopy, TKA, in patients with knee osteoarthritis. Evoke unloading knee … READ MORE

Knee braces activate brain

A prototype ‘mini’ MRI scanner, developed by Imperial College London, that could be used for diagnosing knee injuries by Jordana Bieze Foster, Lower Extremity Review January 2010 fMRI confirms proprioceptive effects. Functional … READ MORE

Brace therapy in uni-compartmental OA

Offloading strategies for knee osteoarthritis. Brace therapy plays an important role in conservative treatment of knee OA. Several types of braces are commercially available from multiple manufacturers; however, “unloading” braces … READ MORE

Work related joint disorders

A change of physical working methods can lead to you developing a joint disorder. In this booklet we’ll explain how some common problems can arise and how to recognise them. We’ll explain the possible causes of symptoms and also … READ MORE

Custom Adjustable OA Defiance Knee Brace

Bradley Nash on the court during a volleyball game. Submitted photo by Bahram Mark Sobhani for the WAC – All Rights Reserved DonJoy’s® premier Custom OA product. It is designed for the active OA patient, is extremely … READ MORE

Knee conditioning program

This knee conditioning program should be continued for 4 to 6 weeks, unless otherwise specified by your doctor or physical therapist. After your recovery, these exercises can be continued as a maintenance program for lifelong … READ MORE

Knee implant that helps osteoarthritis

“The clinical benefit of joint unloading is proven to reduce pain,” clinical investigator Philipp Niemeyer of the University of Freiburg said in a statement. “However, while some methods of unloading will transfer the load to … READ MORE
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