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Hinged Knee Brace

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Locking ACL Brace

 

Also referred to as ‘off the shelf' knee brace, Genurange advanced brace or ACL brace.

 
Purpose
• To allow the knee to flex and extend (bend and straighten) within a given range
• Provides medial and lateral support (either side of knee)
• Permits functional activity e.g. walking
• To control instability at the anterior (front) of knee


Reason for fitting
• Soft tissue injuries e.g. Anterior Cruciate Ligament + - any other soft tissue injuries

Hinged Knee Braces 

 Locking Knee Brace

Also referred to as ‘off the shelf', ‘lightweight' knee brace. 


Purpose
• Allow the knee to flex and extend (bend and straighten) within a given range
• Provides medial and lateral support (either side of knee)
• Permits functional activity e.g. walking

 

Reason for fitting
• Soft tissue injuries e.g. Lateral Collateral Ligament, Medial Collateral Ligament, Patella tendon repair, Quadriceps tendon repair
• Patella (knee cap) fractures
• Post-op e.g. internally fixed fractures, Total Knee Replacement
• Osteoarthritis of the knee

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Non Locking Knee Brace