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. by Kent Brown MS … READ MORE

Knee braces activate brain

fMRI confirms proprioceptive effects. Functional magnetic resonance imaging research from Belgium demonstrates the effect of lower extremity proprioceptive stimulation on brain activity and confirms that the effect of a knee brace or … READ MORE

When knees need support

Don’t let a knee injury or arthritis keep you sidelined. A brace may help you get back in the game. Portland Senior Recreation offers trips, hikes, tours and activities for age 60+ When Rex Benham’s doctor told him he needed a … 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 Jul 13 DonJoy’s® premier Custom OA product. It is designed for the active OA patient, is … 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
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