Introducing the Upshot™ Knee Brace, a ruggedized bionic knee brace intended to help prevent injury to healthy knees undergoing larger than normal joint stresses. UpShot™ was designed for the military and features reinforced carbon fibre brace arms to help protect the knees from extreme impact. It also integrates a knee pad for additional protection. The Upshot is great for active military personnel who need to regularly lift heavy loads and navigate rugged terrain.
For more information, please download our Specification sheet (PDF).
|Fully customizable force-output (assist)||Carbon fibre shell|
|Can lift up to 150 pounds of body weight||Powered, bionic hinge|
|Powerful assist for lifting heavy weight||4 off-the-shelf sizes|
|Reduces joint compression||Maximum Height: 18 inches|
|Two-year limited warranty on shell and hinge||Weight: 1300 grams|
Below are some of the most common uses of UpShot™.
We are dedicated to product quality and want your brace to last a long time. We use only the highest quality materials in UpShot™. Product components are listed below.
|Brace Shell||Carbon Fibre|
|Hinge & Quick Disconnects||Aluminum|
|Padding & Cord||Polyethylene|
UpShot™ is offered in 4 off the shelf sizes. Our innovative strapping systems ensure the brace will stay locked in place on your leg by dynamically changing shape to match your leg as you move.
To determine your appropriate size, circumference measurements should be taken 8″ above knee centre, at knee centre, and 8″ below knee centre.
With a prescription in hand, most insurance providers will provide coverage for UpShot™.
All insurance plans are a bit different and typically vary by region and plan type.You should always follow up directly with your insurance provider for details specific to your plan.
Note that some insurers (in particular in the United States) require a reimbursement code to provide coverage. In the United States, your doctor will prescribe an appropriate HCPCS reimbursement code.
We’re confident that our craftsmanship will stand up to every day use and offer a two-year warranty on the brace shell and hinge. Click here to download a copy of our warranty.