Custom knee braces are designed according to the measurement of the patient so that they fit the dimensions of the patient’s leg. The device has two polycentric hinges and a rigid composite frame. It also has Velcro straps to keep the patient’s leg secured to the device.
Braces help the patient become conscious of the joint position and regulate their movement. Since custom knee braces fit the patient perfectly, they produce significant results in pain reduction.
Custom Knee Braces in Oakville
Pathway Physiotherapy has a team of skilled and experienced therapists that will assess and fit your custom-made knee brace.
Our years of experience have taught us that the best brace is the one that fits the patient perfectly. So we make sure that our custom knee braces live up to the expectation of our patients, providing support and comfort at the same time.
In order to do that, we get precise measurements to make sure your custom knee braces have the features and specifications that match your needs. Our job does not end there — we also teach you how to wear your braces properly so they fit you comfortably.
Getting your knee braces is the beginning of your relationship with Pathway Physiotherapy. Our team will help and guide you during the whole treatment or rehabilitation process.
Common Conditions That Knee Braces Can Help
Not all knee injuries require a brace. Our highly trained therapist will help you assess your condition and determine if knee bracing is the right option for you. Some of the conditions that knee bracing may help with include:
- Medial collateral ligament (MCL) injury
- Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injury
- Cartilage injuries
- Jumper’s knee
- Patellofemoral syndrome
Does Knee Bracing Help with Osteoarthritis?
Osteoarthritis is a debilitating disease, and its damage is irreversible. While it cannot be cured, its symptoms can be managed. One way to manage it is to wear a custom knee brace for osteoarthritis. According to research, 70 percent of patients suffering from osteoarthritis showed significant improvement in their condition and mobility while using knee braces.
Does My Insurance Cover My Custom Knee Braces?
Our admin staff will provide a quote to your insurance provider before your first appointment, so you’re aware of what your plan covers. We will help you with the paperwork and send the billing directly to your provider.