Precautions for wearing braces

- May 07, 2018-

Within 1 week after surgery, the patient asked for attention and listened to the patient's complaint. The joint tension was checked and the sensory function of the hindlimb and most of the diaphragmatic back skin was closely observed. If swelling and numbness occur, adjust the tightness of the brace and raise the affected limb.

After the incision pain is unbearable, if the pain medication is ineffective, check whether the brace and the bracket are pressed against the skin and the position of the chuck is deviated. For example, if the position of the chuck adjuster is not properly pressed on the skin of the suture, It can cause severe pain and it can be improved after adjusting the brace.

The bracket of the brace is made of aluminum alloy material, and the texture is hard. Observe whether the sponge pad moves or dislocates to prevent the metal bar from directly contacting the skin. Check if the position of the chuck adjuster is properly moved and whether the tightness is appropriate to prevent crushing. Topical skin.

After performing joint rehabilitation activities, the brace adjuster should return to the fixed position of 20 to 30 degrees of the knee joint function. Otherwise, the patient may cause joint pain due to traction caused by self-moving limbs, often lasting for several days, affecting rehabilitation. plan.