There is a lot of variety when it comes to hinged knee braces. To list just a few types, hinged knee braces include functional, prophylactic, offloading, rehabilitative – and the list goes on. Some target only a narrow category of treatment, while others are more multi-functional. Making things even more confusing, not all braces are supported by research. In many cases, the evidence is inconclusive. So out of all this information, what is the best hinged knee brace for your needs?More»
Knee braces are generally a safe, non-invasive, and cost-effective treatment option for osteoarthritis. When you find the right knee brace, putting it on should immediately improve your pain, mobility, and knee function, allowing you to get back to the activities you love. To aid your search for the best knee brace for osteoarthritis, we put together this guide breaking down the different types of bracing solutions and what each is suited for.More»
Knee pain can be caused by all sorts of injuries and conditions. Regardless, pain often limits your ability to do the activities you love. There are lots of knee braces out there that can help relieve pain and provide support for your knee. With so many options, it can be hard to know which is right for your situation. In this post, we’ll cover everything you need to know to help you find the best knee brace for pain relief.More»
Meniscus tears are a common knee injury among people of all ages. Without proper treatment, they can continue to cause pain and keep you from doing the activities you love. A knee brace can be an important part of an effective treatment plan. This article compares various bracing options to help you choose the best knee brace for meniscus tears.More»
Shopping for the perfect knee brace for your osteoarthritis can be a confusing experience. To make your life easier, our brace smackdown will compare a popular Breg knee brace, the Solus Plus, with a bionic brace created by Spring Loaded.More»
Not all knee braces are created alike. But you probably already know this from your research into your bracing options. To make your life easier, we will compare a popular Donjoy knee brace for osteoarthritis with the Spring Loaded knee brace, Levitation.More»
What determines the price of my Levitation Spring Loaded knee brace?
Medical devices, including your Spring Loaded knee brace, are complex products that need to meet many regulatory, medical, and insurance standards. This means there are a number of factors that go into determining exactly what affects your Spring Loaded knee brace price. Some of the most important considerations:More»
One third of adults between the ages of 18 and 64 have arthritis,1 and the lifetime risk of developing knee osteoarthritis (OA) by the age of eight-five is 45%.2 The prevalence of knee OA is very high, and it’s continuing to rise.More»
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Stiff and sore joints are a reality for most of us as we get older. Normally, our body secretes natural lubricants that reduce friction between the joint surfaces. Knee osteoarthritis increases friction in the joint causing the protective layers of cartilage on joint surfaces to slowly break down. Gel injections for knee osteoarthritis contain hyaluronic acid which can provide relief by improving joint lubrication. Treatments aimed at decreasing joint friction are also known as viscosupplementation. According to experts12, if you’ve tried exercising, dietary changes, and other painkilling drugs with no success, this treatment could be for you.More»