Knee


FB2 - Below Knee Fracture Brace

Presciption

  • Tibial Shaft Fractures
  • Fibula Fractures
  • Compound Fractures

Description
A plastic below knee shell is attached to an optional shoe insert with velcro closures. Allows easy removal to inspect dressings and can be worn in water. Very successfully worn for long term non-united and reduced fractures.


FB5 - Above Knee Cast With Hinges

Presciption

  • Proximal Tibial Fractures Following Internal Fixation
  • Femoral Fractures

Description
Above and below knee shells are attached by a hinge to allow no, or limited range of motion. Advantages over regular casts are that they are lightweight and reduce joint stiffness by allowing knee flexion.


FB6 ° Fibreglass and Plaster of Paris Casts

Description
May be supplied standard, bifurcated (split with velcro), or with windows (to allow access to dressings, sutures, etc.)


BRACES

Whether a patient has a specific knee injury or general ligament laxity, a variety of pre-fabricated and custom-made braces are available. Knee braces can be used following injury or surgery as a preventative mechanism against further injury. Other braces can be worn during rehabilitation to aid quicker recovery and ambulation in conjunction with physiotherapy.

K1 - Patella Stabiliser

Presciption

  • Patella Tracking Problems
  • Alternative to Taping
  • Chrondromalacia Patellae
  • Patello-Femoral Syndrome
  • Patella Subluxation

K2 - Basic Knee Support

Presciption

  • Mild Knee Strains
  • Patella Tracking Abnormalities
  • Mild Swelling
  • Mild Arthritis

K3 - Patella Tendon Strap

Presciption

  • Patella Tracking Abnormalities
  • Osgood SchlatterŇs

K4 - Polyfarmer Knee Brace

Presciption

  • Mild General Knee Joint Laxity
  • Mild Osteoarthritis

K5 - Patellofemoral Brace

Presciption

  • Subluxation or Dislocation of Patella
  • Severe Chrondromalacia
  • Severe Patella Tracking Abnormalities
  • Patellofemoral Arthritis

Description
Elastic / neoprene sleeve with patella pad secured with circumferential straps. Optional hinges are available for knee joint instability.


K6 - Sports Knee Brace

Presciption

  • Mild Medial and Lateral Instability
  • Collateral Ligament Strains
  • Worn During Sport or Post Injury
  • Post Arthroscopy

K7 - Deluxe Long Knee Brace

Presciption

  • Post Operative Rehabilitation Brace
  • Posterior Cruciate Strains
  • Medial and Lateral Collateral Strains
  • Anterior Cruciate Strains

K8 - Rigid Control Knee Brace

Presciption

  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injury
  • Moderate to Severe Knee Instability
  • Severe Valgus / Varus Instability
  • Medial and Lateral Collateral Ligament Injury

Description
Rigid frame with anterior-distal and posterior-proximal control straps. Rubber straps hold the frame in position, condyle pads stabilise knee. A three-point pressure system can reduce knee deformities in segittal and coronal planes.


K9 - Custom Made Knee Control Brace

Presciption

  • Anterior Cruciate
  • Severe Medial and Lateral Collateral Injuries
  • Knee Joint Instability
  • Post Op / Injury Prevention During Sports (Skiing)

K10 - Osteoarthritis Unloader Brace

Presciption

  • Unicompartmental Knee Osteoarthritis
  • Genu Varus (Bow Leg)
  • Genu Valgum (Knock Knee)
  • When Knee Replacement Surgery is not Viable

Description
The unloader brace is extremely effective in shifting the weight of the knee from the worn compartment to the sound side of the knee. This is achieved by a simple three point pressure system to control weight loads and relieve medial or lateral compartments.


K11 - Knee Immobiliser

Presciption

  • Knee Immobilisation and / or Compression
  • Patella Fractures
  • Severe Ligament Damage
  • Alternative to a Cast

K12 - Limited Motion Knee Immobiliser

Presciption

  • Post-Op Knee Surgery
  • Post Arthroscopy
  • Promote Gradual Knee Flexion

K13 ° Knee Ankle Foot Orthoses

Presciption

  • Pathologies that require support and alignment to the entire limb
  • Post-polio syndrome
  • Nerve palsy
  • Severe Genu Valgum
  • Severe Genu Varum
  • C.V.A.

Description
A custom made long leg brace that provides functional support to the affected limb where the integrity of the structures of the limb have been damaged or muscle power is not sufficient.


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