Types of Braces
Bauerfeind OmoTrain S Shoulder Brace – The OmoTrain S Shoulder support provides secure support for the shoulder joint and strongly promotes mobility in order to restore function. During each movement, the compression knit and a removable massage pad (Delta pad) massage the soft tissue, thereby relieving pain, and activate the musculature that stabilizes the joint. Thanks to its direct strap system, the support participates in every movement and is extremely quick and easy to put on. It is therefore particularly suitable for use in pain therapy, for immediate care for injuries, and for protection against further injuries both in everyday activities and in sport.
Donjoy Sully Shoulder Brace – The Sully Shoulder Brace provides shoulder immobilization and controlled range of motion for anterior, multi-directional, inferior and posterior instabilities, rotator cuff deceleration, shoulder separations and muscle strains. The shoulder brace is designed to stabilize, assist or restrict movement of the shoulder post-injury and post operatively. The brace pulls the humerus posteriorly as it restricts external rotation and abduction. It has elastic straps attach with Velcro at any point, in any direction and with any amount of force. The smooth, controlled assistance or restraint follows the natural movement of muscles and joints.
Bauerfeind EpiTrain Elbow Brace – The EpiTrain Elbow support incorporates two anatomically contoured silicone inserts surrounding the medial and lateral elbow bones (epicondyles) and lying over the flexor and extensor muscles. The silicone inserts leave the elbow bones pressure-free and provide an intermittent compression to the soft tissue of the joint, leading to increased circulation, thus aiding in the resorption of swelling and edema. This promotes proprioception, thus heightening sensory awareness in the elbow for increased joint stabilization.
Ossur Form Fit Elbow Brace – The Form Fit Elbow brace is designed to offer relief for people with Tennis elbow (lateral epicondylitis ) and Golfer’s Elbow (medial epicondylitis) and other over use injuries. The two cushioned pads that rest on the medial and lateral sides of the forearm reduces traction on the tendons and thus reduces inflammation. The ergonomic design of the cushioned pads maximizes comfort. It applies a compression support for muscles, ligaments and joints.
Donjoy Custom Hinged Elbow Brace – The Donjoy custom hinged elbow brace combines the ultimate in technology, design and materials to give you the strongest DonJoy elbow brace available. It provides excellent medial/lateral stability and hyperextension protection in even the most physically demanding situations. It features a lightweight hollow carbon fiber frame for increased strength and decreased weight. It is custom made from a cast for the ultimate in fit and function. It includes patented supracondylar pad medially and air condyle pad laterally for comfort and to prevent migration.
Bauerfeind ManuTrain Wrist Brace – The ManuTrain wrist brace is an anatomically shaped active orthosis that stabilizes and massages. Its three-dimensional knit sits comfortably, does not slip and boosts the circulation. Two pads remove the pressure from nerves and blood vessels. Depending on whether or not the inner stay is used, the active support has a greater or less stabilizing effect. In cases of tenosynovitis (inflammation of the tendon in the wrist), arthritis of the wrist or following injury, ManuTrain® takes the strain off your wrist. To do this, the flexible Train® active knitted fabric has pads (inserts) incorporated in it, taking the pressure off nerves and blood vessels and relieving pain. An inner stay and an elastic strap stabilize the wrist, reducing irritation quickly. The ManuTrain wrist brace is a knitted joint support stabilizes the wrist through controlled compression. It has a removable thermoplastic stay that provides therapeutic positioning when indicated and may also be contoured to the individual. The additional velcro strap may be applied when additional support or stabilization is needed The silicone inserts leave radius and ulna pressure-free and provide intermittent compression to the soft tissue of the joint, leading to increased circulation, thus aiding in the resorption of swelling and edema.
Ossur Spectra Wrist Brace – The Spectra wrist brace is designed to immobilize the wrist at a neutral angle. Its single-pull lacing closure makes it easier to apply than a conventional wrist brace, meeting the needs of patients with arthritis and other hand dexterity issues. The Specta wrist brace is designed for mild to moderate sprains and strains, tendonitis, Carpal Tunnel and other repetitive stress injuries, post-cast healing and other selected soft tissue injuries. This brace features a single-pull lace closure enabling easy application, an adjustable web space strap allows size adjustment for increased comfort, a removable/adjustable palmar stay provides adjustability of immobilization angle. The suede soft good material is durable and breathable and the wicking liner moves moisture away from the skin for increased comfort.
Ossur Exoform Carpal Tunnel Wrist Brace – The Ossur Exoform Carpal Tunnel Wrist Brace provides maximum control for CTS (carpal tunnel syndrome). Rigid plastic supports contour to the hand and wrist at the top and bottom. The contoured padding on the inside of the brace mirrors the shape of the patient’s wrist. It has ergonomically contoured padding on the inside of the brace that provides the best fit and most comfort. The rigid plastic supports contour the hand and wrist and the adjustable aluminum palmar stay allows for fine-tuning when needed. This brace is perfect for carpal tunnel, mild to moderate injuries to the wrist/hand and post-cast healing The lightweight low profile design has extra room at base of the thumb, palmar crease and 5th MP for full MP flexion.
Donjoy SXT/CXT Functional Wrist Brace – The Donjoy Functional Wrist Brace helps restore function and structural characteristics to an injured wrist. The brace offers variable extension stops with the option to control radial/ulnar deviation. The open palm design allows for gripping motion for a return to work or sport. Available in Carbon Fiber (CXT) or a high strength composite material (SXT) . The SXT/CXT function wrist brace has variable extension control (60°, 40°, 20°, 0°) to avoid excessive extension of the wrist, rigid stability, open palm design, lateral motion control and optional radial ulnar stop.
Bauerfeind Lordoloc Back Brace – The Lordoloc back brace is a lightweight stabilizing orthosis for the lower lumbar spine. The additional tension straps permit individual adjustable compression. Anatomically contoured corset stays incorporated at the back facilitate a correct posture in the area of the lumbar spine while permitting problem free individual adaption to the patient’s shape. The practical hand straps allow the support to be fitted easily. Indications can include lumbar syndrome, degeneration/muscular insufficiency of the spine and facet syndrome.
Bauerfeind Sacroloc Back Brace -The SacroLoc is a stabilizing brace for relief of the pelvis and the sacroiliac joints. It has a two part friction pad for a targeted effect. The combination of elastic and inelastic fabric and functional straps allows for the degree of stabilization to be individually adjusted. It’s anatomical shape makes for extreme comfort and a secure fit. Indications for this brace include Sacroiliac joint syndrome, osteoarthritis, instability and dysfunction as well as Myalgia and tendinopathy in the pelvic area.
Donjoy Regular and Low Profile Back Brace – The DonJoy Regular and Low Profile braces provide rigid anterior and posterior compression from L1-S1. The 10″ Regular model is designed for patients with longer torsos. The 8″ Low Profile brace will accommodate most patients. Simple Velcro closure allows for ease of application and removal. Patented Mechanical Advantage Pulley System provide smooth and uniform compression. The easy to brace performance. It is designed for low back pain, low back sprains and strains, lumbar disc displacement, osteoporosis, disc degeneration, disc herniation, post-operative laminectomy, post-operative discectomy, IDET procedure and spondylolisthesis.
Ossur Miami Lumbar & TLSO Back Brace – The new Miami Lumbar spinal orthosis is an easy-to-use brace designed for pain relief, the protection of injured ligaments or muscles and post-surgical immobilization. A TLSO attachment can be used for maximum immobilization, which stabilizes the spine up to T7. As your patient progresses through different levels of healing, you can step-down the TLSO to a standard LSO brace, or remove the ATE and add the optional axillary shoulder straps to the PTE. Whatever level of immobilization you need to achieve, the Miami Lumbar TLSO accommodates you at every step.
Miami Lumbar belt is designed for spinal stenosis, herniated discs and degenerative spinal pathologies. With added rigid panels it provides post-surgical stabilization for stable, non-displaced spinal fractures (L2-L5), spinal stenosis, herniated discs and aggressive degenerative spinal pathologies, spondylolisthesis and spondylolysis.
Ossur Rebound Hip Brace – The Rebound® Hip brace is designed to limit flexion and extension and to provide a dynamic hip abduction force for the following indications; postoperative hip arthroscopy, postoperative after (total) hip arthroplasty, Inoperable hip abnormality, preventively when there is a risk of hip dislocation, conventional treatment after dislocation/reduction
Bauerfeind GenuTrain Knee Brace – The GenuTrain knee braces is a comfortable, lightweight support designed to help relieve knee pain and swelling during sports or everyday activities. An incorporated silicone insert leaves the patella pressure-free, and provides intermittent compression to the soft tissue of the joint. This helps increase circulation, aiding in the resorption of swelling and edema. Three-dimensional knit with covered patella avoids window edema, yet keeps pressure off the knee cap. This support promotes proprioception (balance), giving heightened sensory awareness in the knee for increased joint stabilization. Graduated compression at the edges prevents constriction of circulation and makes for a more comfortable fit. Medial and lateral spiral stays keep the support from rolling or bunching. The GenuTrain ® is designed for superior comfort, and is anatomically knitted for a precise fit. The fabric is breathable, regulates moisture and is gentle on sensitive skin. The active knit in the hollow of the knee is very fine to avoid irritation. A built-in donning aid allows easy pull-on application with just two fingers. When walking or running with the GenuTrain, the muscular contractions cause the pressure to rise and fall, thereby resulting in an effect which is similar to an intermittent compression massage. This stimulates the metabolism and helps to dispel swelling and hematomas more quickly. The support also stimulates receptors in the soft tissue of the knee and on the skin. The surrounding musculature is also activated and effective, long-term stabilization for the joint is achieved.
Bauerfeind GenuTrain A3 Knee Brace – The GenuTrain A3 knee brace centers the patella during joint movement and stimulates the skin receptors and nerve endings in the muscle-tendon transition around the knee to enhance proprioception and decrease pain and swelling. This knee support features two stays to prevent patella migration. The GenuTrain A3 is anatomically knitted support incorporating knobbed silicone insert surrounding the patella. During activity the insert counteracts patellar misalignment and provides a friction massage on the important receptor zones of the knee joint reducing pain and swelling. The special, non-irritating weave in the critical area behind the knee prevents bunching and pinching. Silicone banding at top of support and medial/lateral stays guard against migration.
Bauerfeind GenuTrain S (Hinged) Knee Brace – The GenuTrain S hinged knee brace has been constructed with medial/lateral hinges in a modern, thermoplastic material. It is very stable, light and can be re-shaped. This makes the GenuTrain S ideal for treating mcl, LCL ligament strains, knee sprains and recovering from knee surgery. Direct contact between the non-elastic straps and the anatomically contoured joint bars of the GenuTrain S assures a good fit. The GenuTrain S is made of a soft knitted breathable material that provides extreme comfort while a circular viscoelastic shaped insert provides additional knee support. The GenuTrain S also boasts new lateral tightening loops that facilitate a better fit. Features a pull-up sleeve application with straps for support. The GenuTrain S knee support is available for the left and right knee.
Bauerfeind GenuTrain P3 Knee Brace – The GenuTrain P3 knee support has an improved, more breathable fabric knit support incorporating a contoured silicone insert surrounding the patella. An integrated adjustable guide keeps the patella from shifting out of place. During activity the insert not only counteracts patellar malalignment but provides intermittent compression for the reduction of swelling and edema. Promotes proprioception, thus heightening sensory awareness in the knee for increased joint stabilization. Innovative trapezoidal stitch in the popliteal region prevents bunching and pinching. Anatomical knit with compression graduated toward the edges prevents constriction of circulation and rolling of the support. Silicone banding at top of support and medial/lateral stays guard against migration. Lightweight, breathable knit will not retain heat and is completely machine washable. This brace consists of four stays to prevent patella migration.
Donjoy Custom Ligament Brace – The Custom Defiance and Defiance III is Donjoy’s hallmark knee brace. Combining the ultimate in technology, materials and design, this lightweight brace provides durable support for moderate to severe ACL, PCL, MCL and LCL instabilities. Plus, the low-profile design fits comfortably underneath clothing and sports uniforms, including hockey and football. As the strongest of DonJoy’s functional braces, the custom, carbon composite Defiance is recommended for high collision sports, while its featherweight materials and custom fit also make it the brace of choice for activities of daily living. Available in three lengths: standard, short and standard thigh with short calf. The ACL/PCL versions have a patented 4-point dynamic leverage system with a medial sweeping thigh that provides inner thigh clearance for bi-lateral brace use and riding sports. It also features an anti-Migration Strap to prevent brace from migrating, swivelling strap tabs for changing leg shapes through flexion and extension, low profile hinge cover for better strength and medial clearance, supra Condyle Suspension-prevents brace migration. It is a low-profile design and custom made to individual patient measurements.
Donjoy Nano Osteoarthritis Knee Brace – The Nano OA (Osteoarthritis) Unloader off the shelf knee brace represents the lightest, easiest to use, patient-ready knee osteoarthritis brace and is ideally suited for activities of daily living. The OA Nano has 3 point load shifts compressive knee joint forces from the degenerative area to the healthy compartment, telescoping condoyle pad (up to 6° of correction) enables patients to adjust load according to activity level, increased comfort and compliance, swooping thigh and calf cuffs provide clearance for the contralateral leg, contoured, flexible cuff shells conform to patient anatomy and help contain tissue, hypoallergenic Sili-Grip strap pads promote brace suspension, short or regular length, flexion and extension control, 1 year warranty on frame and hinges, 6 month warranty on soft goods.
Donjoy Custom Adjustable Osteoarthritis Knee Brace – The Donjoy OA Defiance is a custom, double upright, knee osteoarthritis brace that offers a perfect fit and is ideally suited for patients with active lifestyles. This brace features 1° to 7° of correction built into a strong, lightweight, carbon composite frame. The universal OA Key enables patient-controlled load adjustments to meet daily needs. The floam condyle pad with 100% memory for increased comfort and compliance, suede frame liners and strap pads, anti-Migration Band anchors on the upper calf as well as the 4 Points of Leverage system pioneered by Donjoy, flexion and extension control make this brace the perfect brace for everyday living.
Ossur CTii Custom Ligament Knee Brace – The custom CTii ligament knee braces provide the ultimate combination of stabilization and protection of the knee joint. This truly custom-made brace uses Accutrac® hinges with extension stops to glide with the knee and breathable liners coated with bio-inert Ossur Sensil® Silicone to reduce migration and skin irritation. Flexible cuffs and buckles employ SensEdge over molding to eliminate pressure points. The Total Support System™ provides support for ACL, MCL, LCL, PCL, rotary and combined instabilities, hand-laminated, carbon composite frame construction supplies true rigid support. The frame shape is low-profile and contours to the leg, making it suitable for a variety of physical activities and the anatomically-correct Accutrac® hinges with extension stops track the natural movement of the knee. Other features include the proprietary Sensil® padding is comfortable and reducing migration, the skin-friendly SensEdge over molding on buckles and lower cuff improves comfort and eliminates pressure points, the flexible lower medial cuff provides increased protection against rotational forces and is breathable for added comfort. It is constructed from non-corrosive materials, enabling use for water sports.
Ossur CTii Off the Shelf Ligament Knee Brace – For the highest level of support and protection, the proven technology behind the classic CTii ligament knee brace is available with off-the-shelf convenience. Outfitted with anatomically-correct Accutrac hinges and flexible cuffs and buckles, the rock-solid CTii carbon frame provides a rigid exoskeleton that stabilizes the knee joint. Breathable liners coated with bio-inert Ossur Sensil® Silicone ensure CTii OTS remains properly positioned on the leg, for optimal functional benefit. The OTS CTii is designed with the Total Support System™ provides support for ACL, MCL, LCL, PCL, rotary and combined instabilities, hand-laminated, carbon composite frame construction supplies true rigid support. The frame shape is low-profile and contours to the leg, making it suitable for a variety of physical activities and the anatomically-correct Accutrac™ hinges with extension stops track the natural movement of the knee. The brace also features proprietary Sensil® padding is comfortable and reduces migration, skin-friendly SensEdge over molding on buckles and subshell improves comfort and eliminates pressure points and a flexible subshell and Adjustable Tibial Strap (ATS) capture the tibia and allow adjustments in hinge depth for a more customized fit. It is constructed from non-corrosive materials, enabling use for water sports.
Ossur OAsys Off the Shelf OA Knee Brace – OAsys is a dual upright knee brace for on-the-spot medial or lateral unloading of the knee joint to relieve the pain associated with unicompartmental osteoarthritis. Its double upright increases functional support for those patients with ligament instability. We equipped this unique brace with our new Accutrac™ ROM hinge, making it further suitable for post-op and long-term rehab protocols requiring unloading and/or adjustable flexion/extension control. The OAsys is designed for medial or lateral compartment unloading for unicompartmental osteoarthritis or articular cartilage healing; functional support with or without varus/valgus alignment. This brace also supports ACL, MCL, LCL, PCL, rotary and combined instabilities. The brace features Accutrac ROM hinges with easy-to-use flexion/extension stops, acculign slide bar for on-the-sport medial or lateral unloading, heat-moldable frame for customized fitting by O&P professionals, pivoting, quick-release buckles and 4-strap design for easy application and removal. The OAsys brace has a total Support System for ACL, MCL, LCL, PCL, rotary and combined instabilities, gel fit condylar pads providing ultimate joint line comfort and cushion bony prominences for improved patient satisfaction; reduced medial surface area for streamlined fit and improved comfort on fleshy legs.
Ossur CTii Custom OA Knee Brace – The CTii Custom Osteoarthritis knee brace is designed for and clinicians interested in treating osteoarthritis and ligament instability equally. The key features of the Custom OA include a Total Support System, Accutrac™ hinges that mimic the natural motion of the knee joint and breathable liners, coated with Ossur® Sensil® Silicone2 to eliminate migration and improve efficacy. It is designed for mild to severe unicompartmental osteoarthritis. The Total Support System™ provides support for ACL, MCL, LCL, PCL, rotary and combined instabilities, hand-laminated, carbon composite frame construction supplies true rigid support. The frame shape is low-profile and contours to the leg, making it suitable for a variety of physical activities. The anatomically-correct Accutrac™ hinges with extension stops track the natural movement of the knee and the proprietary Sensil® padding is comfortable and reduces migration.
Ossur Unloader One OA Knee Brace – At only half the weight of competitive braces, the clinically proven Unloader One osteoarthritis knee brace offers comfort & suspension without sacrificing the functionality of the clinically proven Ossur Unloader design. Now the Unloader One OA knee brace is even simpler to fit and easier to wear! A new design incorporates color-coded buckles, more intuitive strapping, and denser Sensil® lining for increased patient comfort. See what has been improved. The Unloader One brace is designed for mild to severe unicompartmental osteoarthritis (OA) requiring load reduction. It is suitable for all activity levels and non-contact sports. The flexible, perforated shells conform easily to individual anatomy, giving Unloader One OTS an excellent out-of-the-box fit. This brace combines a streamlined, flexible upright with Dual Dynamic Force Straps to generate more unloading leverage than any Unloader to date. Quick fit buckles and breathable liners help ensure better patient compliance.
Donjoy Cross Strap Knee Brace – The Cross Strap brace is designed for the treatment of patellar tendonitis, Runners Knee, Osgood-Schlatters Syndrome and Chondromalacia. It features a one piece design means there is nothing to fall off or lose. It is simple to use which means better patient compliance and is designed to apply a comfortable but effective pressure on the patellar tendon to help alleviate. It is made of a smooth Neoprene laminated with Nylon loop. There is no stitching or stiff material edges in the popliteal space adds to patient comfort.
Donjoy Lateral J Brace -The Donjoy Lateral J knee brace is a patella stabilizing brace. The brace is equipped with a tubular, lateral “J” buttress that runs alongside the knee and provides support against lateral patellar subluxation, dislocations, or improper patellar tracking. The Lateral J knee brace can be worn during day-to-day activities, as well as sports. Drytex is Donjoy’s exclusive solution for patients with neoprene sensitivities or those who prefer less warmth from their bracing. Constructed of a unique patented nylon core and polyester Lycra fabric, it allows for improved airflow while still giving ample support and compression.
Bauerfeind AchilloTrain Brace – The Bauerfeind AchilloTrain brace provides therapeutic support and treatment for Achilles Tendonitis and Achilles tendon ruptures. The active knitted support sleeve and integrated, viscoelastic tendon pad are anatomically contoured for maximum comfort. The profile tendon insert provides uniform pressure and a local massage effect during movement. The integrated tendon pad is viscoelastic and anatomically contoured to provide support and cushioning. The profile insert runs alongside the Achilles tendon to produce uniform application of pressure and a local massage effect during movement. This mode of action improves metabolism locally and reduces edema
Bauerfeind MalleoTrain S Ankle Brace – The MalleoTrain S ankle brace relieves ankle pain and swelling during sports and everyday activities. This knitted ankle support incorporates an anatomically contoured silicone insert behind each ankle bone which leaves the ankle bones pressure-free and provide intermittent compression to the soft tissue of the joint, leading to increased circulation, thus aiding in the reduction of swelling and edema. The figure-8 strap provides ankle stabilization at the supination & pronation level, during rotation, and other activities. MalleoTrain S is great for sports and fits comfortably into shoes.
Ossur Gameday Ankle Brace – Whether for post-injury support or prophylactic use, the GameDay Ankle Brace is equipped for the task. Figure-8 strapping provides inversion/eversion support and compression that mimics athletic taping. However, unlike athletic taping, the GameDay can be quickly and easily adjusted without shoe removal. The GameDay ankle brace is designed for mild to moderate ankle sprains and strains (Grade I and II), chronic ankle instability, prophylactic use. It has made of a durable ballistic nylon shell with inner non-slip coating adds support by reducing slippage, circumferential elastic cuff containing laces and provides support/stability, compression and pain relief.
Ossur Foot-up Brace -Foot-up is a lightweight ankle-foot orthosis that offers dynamic support for drop foot or similar complaints. This revolutionary orthosis provides visible improvement in gait by supporting the foot the moment it is raised. It is a dynamic support for drop foot or similar complaints for which support of dorsiflexion is desirable. The Foot-up has a cushioned ankle wrap made from a breathable, 3-layer material that can be worn comfortably for long periods of time. The plastic inlay fits discreetly between the tongue and laces of the shoe and is practically invisible when worn.
Custom Richie Brace – The Richie Brace® is a custom AFO (ankle foot orthosis) which contains a balanced functional foot orthotic attached to a semi-rigid ankle brace. It is designed to apply force both above and below the axis of rotation of the major joints of the foot and ankle (rearfoot complex). This high quality custom AFO (ankle foot orthosis) is designed to control foot and ankle movements in situations where traditional foot orthotics may fail. Clinical Indications of the Richie Brace Custom AFO / Ankle Foot Orthosis: Adult Acquired Flatfoot secondary to Posterior Tibial Tendon Dysfunction (i.e. TPD, PTTD etc), Severe Pronation secondary to Neuromuscular Disease, Tarsal Coalition, Early Charcot Arthropathy, Severe Arthritis of the Ankle, Subtalar and Midtarsal Joints, Lateral Ankle Instability, Custom Sports Performance Brace, Peroneal Tendinopathy i.e. chronic tendonitis or tear.