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The new post op knee brace from Corflex has a few unique features.

First, the Contender is one of the lightest post braces available in the orthopedic market.  This is important for patients to consider.  As a patient you have rights.  You can tell your surgeon what post-op knee brace you want for rehabilitation.  You don’t want a heavy, clunky knee brace.  You’re going to be wearing this brace a lot after surgery – it needs to be comfortable.

Second, the drop locks and adjustable length mechanisms are easy to operate.  The more a practitioner struggles with the adjustment mechanism to fit a post op brace, the less likely it is that the post op brace will be fit correctly.  Think about it.


This is a new post op knee brace.  Don’t limit yourself to old technology.  Forward this post to your surgeon.

The Contender Post Op Knee Brace is available on the Heritage Medical Equipment website.  Click the link to learn more.

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New Post-Op Knee Brace

December 20, 2014 @ 9:54 am posted by Brace and Support Help


This is the new Contender Post Op Knee brace from Corflex.  It is lightweight (27 ounces /  765 grams), universal in size, easily adjustable, effective, and comfortable.

This post-op knee brace is now available on the Heritage Medical Equipment website.  

The Contender Post-Op Knee Brace features a simple and precise adjustment system to minimize fit time after surgery, and at 27 oz., the brace is one of the lightest post-op knee braces available. The X-Flex™ cuff system significantly reduces brace migration by contouring around the leg for maximum contact. Telescoping cuffs extend to the malleolus, slip-resistant liners and custom-bendable aluminum uprights make the Contender Post-Op a brace that stays in place for all-day comfort.

The hinge features a six position drop lock that fixes the brace from -10° to 40° in 10° increments. Controlled range of motion is available from -10° to 110° and is easily set using flexion and extension finger-touch buttons. ZipTrak™ telescoping system facilitates length adjustment from 18” to 26” in just seconds and can be fine-tuned in increments as small as 1/8” to avoid unwanted pressure on incision sites.

This brace Brace features an easy-to-fit closure system with trimmable straps, QuikZip™ buckles and graduated ZipTrak™ telescoping uprights promoting a precise fit to every patient. Lightweight, custom-bendable, aircraft grade, aluminum uprights are notched to assist in contouring.   Latex free foam liners assist with soft tissue containment and helps reduce brace migration.

Click here to learn more about this post op knee brace.

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