Do Knee Braces Work For Osteoarthritis?

- Jun 25, 2019-

Do knee braces work for osteoarthritis?

Knee joint disease is caused by bone hyperplasia caused by degeneration of articular cartilage, synovitis, softening of the tibia, meniscus injury, many people become faltering, joint pain when going up and down the building, joint stiffness when standing up for a long time step. Severe cases of joint water, swelling and even deformation.

Work is busy, life is fast and stressful, long-term work at the desk, use of computers, and not pay attention to knee health care, resulting in the current incidence of knee disease is increasing year by year. Knee joint disease is formed by long-term accumulation. The symptoms in the early stage are not obvious. As time goes on, the lesions gradually accumulate.

The International Journal of Orthopaedic Journal of Orthopaedics and Sports Physiotherapy has pointed out that the incidence of arthritis in fitness runners is 3.5%, while that in sedentary people is 10.2%.

In China, knee osteoarthritis is one of the common diseases, with a total prevalence rate of 15.6%. The prevalence increases with age. In people over 50 years old, the prevalence of knee osteoarthritis is increasing exponentially in 10 years. Knee osteoarthritis is currently the second highest disability rate disease in the world.

How is knee disease treated?

1. The key to treating knee arthritis is to prevent further cartilage wear. The use of drugs can relieve pain symptoms, improve joint function, and delay the joint structure damage for long-term use. The drug works slowly, but the drug is safe and suitable for long-term use as a basic treatment.

2. Arthroscopic treatment of knee arthritis is a rod-shaped optical endoscope with a diameter of 5 mm, which is placed into the joint cavity through the joint space, and the lesion and tissue are enlarged 4 to 6 times on the monitor, and repaired with a small tool. Articular cartilage and clean up the joint cavity.

3. Use brace for osteoarthritis knee for further fixation after surgery. Our company's OTS-KN101 Brace For OA Knee is specifically for arthritis patients, this product is the best-selling product in arthritic orthopedic protective gear. The main role of OA knee brace is to help support the knee joint and share the load on the affected joint.

How to prevent it?

Prevention of knee arthritis should be done in daily life, avoiding being in a posture for a long time, not blindly flexing and stretching the knee joint and pressing the humerus; paying attention to preventing cold and dampness, keeping warm, avoiding overwork of the knee joint; Wait for the knee to flex and load the movement to reduce the wear of the articular cartilage.

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Do knee braces work for osteoarthritis