Knee & Hip Orthosis

Home Knee & Hip Orthosis

Hip Orthoses

Hip orthosis provides hip abduction, and a waist belt or thoracic section to maintain the position of the hip. It helps in providing stance stability in the hip and pelvic region while sitting and laying down. It is used to position the femoral head in the acetabulum for further healing and prevent damage to the joint.

Hip Orthoses

The patients with medical conditions as mentioned below can be benefitted by Hip orthoses.

  • Hip Dislocation
  • Post-operative
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Developmental/Congenital Dysplasia of the Hip
  • Coxa Valga

Benefits of hip orthosis

  1. It protects the hip and prevents further deformities.
  2. It prevents hypertension in the hip and provides stability in the hip.
  3. It controls the alignment and movements in the hip.
  4. It redistributes the pressure and resists the unwanted movements in the hip.
  5. It produces an energy-efficient gait pattern.

 Types of Hip orthosis:

  • Hip abduction/ adduction
  • ROM (Range of Movement)
  • Sacroiliac belt
  • Hernia belt/truss.

 

Knee Orthoses

Knee Orthoses is an external medical device made of varying light materials with durable conditions of metals. The high-density material in these devices provides biomechanical assistance for stabilizing and supporting an injured knee. It assists the ligaments, tendons, and muscles in the knee.

Knee Orthoses are useful for people who suffer from medical conditions as follows:

  • Ligament Damage
  • Instability
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Cerebral Vascular Accident (CVA)/Stroke
  • Jumper’s Knee
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Hyperextension
  • Genu Valgus/Varus
  • Meniscal/Cartilage Damage
  • Patellar Dislocation/Subluxation
  • Tendon rupture

Benefits of knee orthoses:

  1. It provides stability in the knee by preventing hypertension.
  2. It controls the alignment of the knee during the motion.
  3. It helps in easy adaptation to the surfaces.
  4. It helps redistribute the pressure and resist the external pressure on the knee.
  5. It gives protection to the knee by limiting excessive movements and provide shock absorption.
  6. It ensures the gait pattern with energy efficiency.

Types of Knee Orthoses:

Knee orthoses have 7 types that suit the patients according to their needs. They are as follows:

  1. Range of Motion Knee Brace (ROM)
  2. Patella Stabilizer
  3. Knee Ankle Foot Orthosis (KAFO)
  4. Stance orthosis
  5. Chopat (Chondromalacia Patella Strap)
  6. Unloader Knee Brace for Osteoarthritis
  7. Stabilizing Ligament Knee Brace
Bioapps E-Coating Knee Support (Close Patella)

Bioapps E-Coating Knee Support (Close Patella)

  • It offers compression at the knee cap with the same pressure. 
  • It offers additional support as the rest of the knee.
Bioapps E-Coating Knee Support (Open Patella)

Bioapps E-Coating Knee Support (Open Patella)

  • It helps to relieve pressure on the patella. 
  • It supports and acts as a stabiliser for longer periods of exercise and provides extra benefits of the patella support.
Dual Axis Steel Side Knee

Dual Axis Steel Side Knee

  • It helps to relieve pressure on the patella. 
  • It supports and acts as a stabilizer for longer periods of exercise and provides extra benefits of the patella support.
Back Slab

Back Slab

  • It is made up of plaster of Paris casts.
  •  It is used for the treatment of fractures to immobilize the limb.
Gabled Hip Brace

Gabled Hip Brace

  • Prevention of hip joint dislocation, internal rotation deformation after hip surgery.
  • Plastic hoops and gaskets provide vents for easy removal of moisture.
  • Conservative treatment of hip and surrounding soft tissue injury.
  • Fixed hip joint sprain, hip arthritis, protect hip joint after surgery.
Knee Immobilizer (Adjustable)

Knee Immobilizer (Adjustable)

  • It supports the knee by limiting the movement of the joints while healing from an injury or surgery and the surrounding ligaments.
Bioapps Post Op Knee Support (ROM)

Bioapps Post Op Knee Support (ROM)

  •  It is used for rehabilitation of ligament injuries like Anterior Cruciate Ligament(ACL), Medial Collateral Ligament(MCL), Posterior Cruciate Ligament(PCL), and cartilage injuries, etc.,
Patellar Tendon Support

Patellar Tendon Support

  •  It is used for rehabilitation of ligament injuries like Anterior Cruciate Ligament(ACL), Medial Collateral Ligament(MCL), Posterior Cruciate Ligament(PCL), and cartilage injuries, etc.,
Solid KAFO

Solid KAFO

  • It is a device used to control instabilities in the knee and lower limb.
  • It maintains proper alignment and controlling motion. 
  • It is useful for the instabilities caused by broken bones, arthritic joints, hyperextension of the knee, muscle weakness, and/or paralysis.
Hinged KAFO

Hinged KAFO

  • It  prevents excessive joint movement
  • It reduces joint pain
  • It controls unstable joints and improves alignment.
Hip KAFO

Hip KAFO

  • It is a custom-molded plastic shell with contoured metal uprights.  
  • A pelvic band provides support and correction to the hip, knee, ankle, and foot.
  •  It improves body alignment and posture. It increases the strength of bone and muscle. 
  • It enhances the independence and self-esteem of the patients.
Pavlik Harness

Pavlik Harness

  • It is a soft splint. It treats the infants with developmental dysplasia of the hip. It heals broken thighbones (femurs) in babies.
Strong Fixation Ankle Support

Strong Fixation Ankle Support

  • It is a soft splint. It treats the infants with developmental dysplasia of the hip. It heals broken thighbones (femurs) in babies.
Aircast Air Stirrup Ankle Brace

Aircast Air Stirrup Ankle Brace

  •  It provides ligament stability with clinical proof. 
  • The floating hinges allow a contoured and personalized fit for all levels of activity,
Active Ankle Brace

Active Ankle Brace

  • It is used to give unlimited comfort. 
  • It has a malleable magnesium frame that allows cuff adjustment. 
  • It provides strength when offloading.
CHECK Hyper Extension Knee

CHECK Hyper Extension Knee

  • It is made of synthetic leather.
  • It is laminated with polyurethane foam and brushed polyester tricot. 
  • It provides a soft interface between soft tissue. 
  • The straps are attached to the suspension sleeves to eliminate confusion in movements.
Donjoy OA Adjuster

Donjoy OA Adjuster

  •  It provides ligament stability with clinical proof. 
  • The floating hinges allow a contoured and personalized fit for all levels of activity,
Donjoy OA Nano

Donjoy OA Nano

  • It is used to give unlimited comfort. 
  • It has a malleable magnesium frame that allows cuff adjustment. 
  • It provides strength when offloading.
Donjoy OA Lite

Donjoy OA Lite

  • It is used to give unlimited comfort. 
  • It has a malleable magnesium frame that allows cuff adjustment. 
  • It provides strength when offloading.