There are hundreds of knee braces available today, at Manchester Orthotics our experienced orthotists are able to assess you to establish the most appropriate device for your needs.
Whether you have sustain an injury such as an ACL or meniscus tear or have osteoarthritis we are able to provide a knee brace for you.
There are many benefits from using the right knee brace for your condition including:
- Pain management
- Increasing stability
- Restricting movement to allow for an injury to heal
- Increased comfort
- Improved mobility and/or function
- Reduced injury risk
We also provide specialist sports specific knee braces. These can be worn to reduce the risk of injury or provide increased stability whilst increased forces are placed upon the knee joint.
To ensure you receive the correct knee brace you will require a full assessment with one of our experienced orthotists. Within this assessment you will be able to discuss your condition and requirements with our orthotists who will complete a visual and physical analysis, this will involve watching you walk and move as well as testing your knee for weakness. Your foot posture may also be observed to see if the foot could be contributing to your knee issues. By gathering this information our orthotists will be able to offer you with the most appropriate knee brace for you. To make sure your new knee brace is fitted correctly you will be required to attend a fitting appointment, this will enable our orthotist to make the appropriate adjustments to the device as well as showing you how to fit the brace correctly yourself.