Archive for October, 2014
If you’ve been doing any research on the internet about Unloading knee braces you’ve probably learned that there’s a lot of knee braces to choose from. There’s custom knee braces, off the shelf knee braces, OA knee braces with one hinge, OA knee braces with two hinges….it can get confusing. Why are there so many? Because different knee braces are appropriate for different types of knees and knee pain.
The knee brace for osteoarthritis pictured above is a good knee brace to start with. It will provide warmth and compression and some gentle unloading. This knee brace is good for the typical patient with unicompartmental osteoarthritis. Someone who just needs the brace to get around the house or go to the grocery store. It’s easy to wear and easy to clean. The knee brace for osteoarthritis pictured above is also inexpensive. Knee braces for osteoarthritis can cost as much as $700! The one pictured above is available at Heritage Medical Equipment for $149.95. If it doesn’t work, return it for a refund. Click this link to learn more: Knee Brace for Osteoarthritis.
Some unloading knee braces can be complicated to get and complicated to wear. This knee brace is a simple treatment option and you’ll know if it works just by wearing it around for a couple of hours. This is pain relief without medication or surgery. Absolutely worth trying.