Knee Braces Austin TX

Knee braces can be further classified based on whether they provide support for the ACL or MCL or whether they incorporate magnets or hinges to fulfill their purpose. Some, like osteoarthritis knee braces and Osgood Schlatter knee braces also address the specific needs of those who suffer from those afflictions.

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Knee Braces

The right knee brace for the job

A knee brace is a type of support you wear if you suffer from an injured or painful knee. They are used to rehabilitate an injury or as a preventative measure. Knee braces are generally made from different combinations of materials like plastic, foam, metal and elastic straps. They are available in many different sizes, designs and colors.

Knee Brace Types

There are four types of knee braces:

  • Functional knee braces. These braces give support to injured knees.
  • Rehabilitative knee braces. These braces restrict movement of the damaged knee to limit any potentially harmful movements while the knee heals.
  • Prophylactic knee braces. These braces are designed to protect knees from intense impact during high-contact sports like football.
  • Unloader knee braces. These braces are made to provide temporary relief for those who experience arthritic knee symptoms.

Knee braces can be further classified based on whether they provide support for the ACL or MCL or whether they incorporate magnets or hinges to fulfill their purpose. Some, like osteoarthritis knee braces and Osgood Schlatter knee braces also address the specific needs of those who suffer from those afflictions.

A hinged knee brace is often used to help moderate knee joint injuries which may involve some damage to surrounding ligaments or cartilage. The brace uses metal reinforcements on the sides that are connected with a hinge in the back. These braces deliver improved support for both the lateral and medial ligaments.

Of the four major ligaments of the knee, the ACL and MCL are those most often injured by tears that may require surgery. A post-operation ACL knee brace or MCL knee brace is used in this instance to help speed the recovery process and avoid any further damage from harmful movements.

A relatively new entry to the knee brace market is the magnetic knee brace. A magnetized knee brace provides compression and support to the k...

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