Osteoarthritis Knee Braces
Osteoarthritis in knees can be a very painful making it difficult to stand, walk or bear weight on your leg. Many osteoarthritic patients experience bone-on-bone friction pain and need considerable support of the knee for mobility. OA knee braces give you the support while preventing bone-on-bone friction to reduce pain and discomfort by reducing pressure in the knee joint. They are light weight and adjustable, and can help reduce the need for pain medication or even postpone surgery when worn on a regular basis.
Post-Op Knee Braces
Post op knee braces are designed with a telescoping design to be comfortable and supportive of the knee while giving allowing range of motion with protective measures. You will be able to use your knee without over-extension or flexion of the ligaments and muscles. These braces fit both right and left leg and are well padded for ultimate comfort.
Hinged Knee Brace
Hinged knee braces are an excellent way to get support and comfort for your knee due to pain and discomfort. The open wrap style allows you fit according to your comfort level adjust the amount of extension you get with the knee from a 0 degree extension to 15, 30, or even 60 degree extension. Hinged knee braces work best for those who have suffered from meniscal damage and medial or lateral collateral ligament strain or injury.
ARE KNEE BRACES COVERED BY INSURANCE?
Yes, knee braces are covered by Medicare, Medicaid, and Private insurances under durable medical equipment (DME). In order to get your knee brace covered by your insurance you will first have to get a prescription from your physician.