You need to know about the use of knee injury recovery braces!

- Dec 26, 2019-

Do you know? The focus of rehabilitation care after a knee injury is to both exercise early and prevent recurring injuries caused by improper exercise. The adjustable knee joint supporter is in line with the principle of gradual progress and the principle of equal length and isotonicity, which can avoid functions. Improper exercise can cause recurrent injury of the knee joint.

Adjustable knee joint support is also called multi-angle adjustable knee joint support, which is a kind of knee support brace which belongs to rehabilitation protective gear. Has been widely recognized as a reliable tool to promote knee function recovery after knee surgery.


However, improper use of the brace, such as incorrect wearing method, wrong position, fuzzy adjustment of chuck adjustment, incorrect chuck adjustment, etc., may reduce the protective effect of the brace on the patient, resulting in limited knee joint movement in the later stage and even knee Joint stiffness and other complications. Therefore, it is particularly important to master the use of multi-angle adjustable knee braces.


Application:

1. Knee rehabilitation.

2, after the medial and lateral ligaments and anteroposterior cruciate ligament injury or postoperative recovery.

3. Restriction of fixation or movement after meniscus.

4. Knee joint loosening, arthritis or fracture.

5. Conservative treatment of knee joint and soft tissue injury, prevention of contracture.

6, fixed after early removal of plaster.

7. Functional conservative treatment of collateral ligament injury.

 8. Stability fracture.

9. Severe or complex ligaments are loosened and fixed.


Notes for use:

1. Press up, down and forward to use correctly.

2. Use them in the correct order.

3. Do not tie the straps too tightly everywhere.

4. Improper use can impede blood circulation or injury.


Instructions:

1. Make sure the front of the knee rest, the front with buckle

2. Determine the upper and lower knee pads and avoid compressing the tibiofibular vessels and nerves

3. Determine the fixed position of the knee rest: Align the center of the hinge with the inner and outer condyles of the knee joint → The brace should be more than 15 cm above the inner and outer condyles

4. Adjust the brace length according to different patients

5. Initially adjust the position of the brace → close the straps → organize the straps at the thighs → fasten the buckles → buckle the remaining buckles in turn (starting from the sides close to the knee joint)

6. Lift the affected limb to check the wearing position of the brace, whether it is sliding, etc. → Tighten and fasten the lower thigh straps (tighten one finger to avoid overtightening to affect blood circulation) → Fasten the upper leg straps → lower leg Bandage → , Upper thigh band

7. Hinge with the dial, can be used to adjust the angle to meet different needs

8. After the angle adjustment is completed, perform simple knee joint activities on the seat first, and then go down to walk after adapting.


Unloading brace

1. During the use of the brace, if you feel discomfort, such as pain, allergic rash, please follow your doctor's advice.

2. Remove the brace in bed and move gently.

3. Unlock the 4 button locks, fully open the brace, and slowly pull the brace away from one side.