Knee – Osteoarthritis

Donjoy Defiance III Custom 

Donjoy Defiance III Custom 

Description: When the support of bilateral hinge bars is required, the Adjustable OA Defiance can be built with 1°-7° of varus or valgus load, making it an ideal support for uni-compartmental degenerative joint disease with ligamentous instability. The new Adjustable OA Defiance is designed for the active OA patient that does not want to compromise their high level of activity. The Adjustable OA Defiance is an extremely lightweight brace that provides durable support for mild to moderate levels of osteoarthritis. The bilateral hinge bars offer support of ligament instabilities, as well as, a patented telescoping condyle pad that puts the load control in the hands of the patient.

Indications: Moderate to severe levels of osteoarthritis.

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***90 Day Test Drive Guarantee – If you are not 100% satisfied with your brace and it cannot be corrected by a Donjoy representative, return it for a full credit or refund within 90 days.

Scientific Reviews: The Effectiveness of Off-Loading Knee Orthoses in the Reduction of Pain in Medial Compartment Knee Osteoarthritis: A Systematic Review. Click here to download a summary of this study.

 

Breg Fusion OA Custom

Breg Fusion OA CustomDescription: With it’s sleek lightweight design, Fusion OA provides optimal medial or lateral offloading for unicompartmental osteoarthritis. The brace feature’s Breg’s exclusive thumbwheel hinge technology, which provides an effective valgus and varus load to the knee. This hinge utilizes a telescoping condyle with our exclusive, user-friendly thumbwheel dial design that allows patients to easily adjust the level on pain relief wihout using a tool.

The Fusion OA hinge also inforporates an offset gauge that clearly displays, the amount of load applied in half millimetre increments. Additionally, since Fusion OA features Breg’s ProForm technology, it contours to the leg providing unhindered mobility, enhanced comfort, and ligament protection making it ideal for a variety of uses. As an OA brace, the Fusion sets the standard when it comes to suspension – it just stays where you put it!

Indications: Unicompartmental osteoarthritis, chondral injuries, meniscal procedures

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Ossur Unloader One Custom

Ossur Unloader One CustomDescription: Unloader One is a comfortable, lightweight, low-profile brace that provides excellent suspension and pain relief. This lightweight brace utilizes the clinically-proven Össur Unloader 3-Points of Leverage design by incorporating Dual Dynamic Force Straps.  This maximizes stability and support for knee osteoarthritis, providing an unparalleled level of comfort and range of motion. Adjusting these straps enables you to modify the amount of relief needed to alleviate joint pain.  Color-coded Quick Fit Buckles simplify application and removal, while flexible shells and breathable liners, coated with Össur Sensil® Silicone, improve comfort and reduce migration, helping to ensure patient compliance.

SmartDosing, powered by Boa®Technology, provides patients with a simplified, single-hand dosing dial for on-the-fly adjustability of the dual Dynamic Force Straps (DFS), helping them better manage their unicompartmental OA knee pain. And, by utilizing the new SmartDosing dial, users can easily adjust the dual DFS tension right through their clothes.

Indications: Unicompartmental knee conditions that require load reduction to the affected compartment such as: Articular Cartilage Defect Repair, Meniscal Cartilage Repair, Avascular Necrosis, Osteocondritis Dissecans, and Bone Marrow Lesions

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Fullforce OA

Fullforce OA

Description: OA FULLFORCE is DonJoy’s lightest OA knee brace that offloads the affected compartment of the knee while reducing ligament strain, allowing active patients to go more miles with less pain. Reduce ligament straign with 4-Points-of-Leverage clinically show to reduce ACL strain by keeping the knee in a stable position to minimize further cartilage damage1. The pain of early OA can get in the way of a healthy lifestyle. Keep moving and staying strong may help prolong the degenerative process of OA.

 

Indications: Mild to moderate Knee OA; Chondral defect and Meniscus repairs (OATS, ACI, Meniscectomy, Microfracture); Ligament instability with meniscal injury.

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OA Nano

DONJOY OA Nano
Description: Material science collides with innovation to create high-tech functional comfort in a lightweight design. The flexibility of the magnesium frame allows for an intimate fit while the revolutionary nano MAG material provides strength to off-load and provide pain relief. OA Nano, for mild to moderate knee osteoarthritis (OA), is designed for people to stay active and move freely, making patient compliance a reality.

Revolutionary in weight and profile, OA Nano™ offers industry-leading high-tech comfort and pain relief, ensuring that patients will choose this safe, non-invasive treatment over other options. Patients with knee osteoarthritis today have the opportunity to treat their pain and stabilize their knees with non-invasive, non-addictive treatment options. With the launch of OA Nano™, the world’s lightest* knee brace at 14.2 ounces, OA patients can take advantage of the same technology used by the world class athletes DonJoy is known for treating.

Indications: Mild to moderate osteoarthritis

 

Breg Freestyle OA

Breg Freestyle OADescription: Breg is excited to announce the latest addition to the osteoarthritis product offering. The Freestyle OA provides offloading of the medial or lateral compartment for mild to moderate osteoarthritis. Specifically designed with the patient’s needs in mind. The simple wrap around design allows patients to apply and remove the brace with ease. Comfortable, breathable material provides focused compression around the knee joint to address swelling and promote blood flow. The single-sided low profile hinge encourages patient compliance, while the innovative thumbwheel dial allows precision unloading adjustments without the use of a tool.

Indications: mild to moderate unicompartmental osteoarthritis, meniscus procedures, osteochondral defect

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X2K Counterforce

X2K CounterforceDescription: The ideal brace for creating varus and valgus loads across the joint to support the knee suffering from unicompartmental OA. Also reduces shear forces following procedures such as meniscal repairs, chondral defect procedures, and cartilage injections.

Indications: unicompartmental osteoarthritis

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OA Adjuster

OA Adjuster

Description: The DonJoy OA Adjuster prefabricated knee osteoarthritis brace is clinically proven* to off-load the knee and is ideally suited for active patients with moderate to severe unicompartmental osteoarthritis, ligament instabilities or post-operative OCD rehabilitation. Four points of leverage system with lock and off-load technology to shift compressive knee joint forces from the degenerative area to the healthy compartment.

Indications: Moderate to severe unicompartmental osteoarthritis, ligament instabilities or post-operative rehabilitation.

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Scientific Reviews: In Vivo Three-Dimensional Determination of the Effectiveness of the Osteoarthritic Knee Brace: A Multiple Brace Analysis. Click here to download a copy of this study.

 

Hinged Knee

Hinged Knee Description: Provides compression and support, yet allows for breathability. Ideal in warm weather climates. Breathable Drytex knit material provides an alternative to neoprene and elastics.

Indications: Moderate stability and support for knee ligament, meniscus injuries, sprains and osteoarthritis.