DonJoy OA Assist Knee Brace (everyday osteoarthritis support)

DonJoy's technologically advanced design combines a single upright frame and the 3DF hinge on the OA Assist. A patient-ready knee osteoarthritis brace that is ideally suited for activities of daily living.
 
FEATURES & BENEFITS
  • 3rd Degree of Freedom (3DF) hinge allows rotation on the calf cuff for an optimal fit. (+/- 11° of rotation from the neutral position)
  • Single upright frame with 3 point load that shifts compressive knee joint forces from degenerative area to healthy compartment
  • Telescoping Condyle Pad (up to 6° of correction) enables patients to adjust load according to activity level
  • Sili-Grip strap pads and liners promote brace suspension
Sizing: see sizing chart at the bottom of the page or on the last image at left.
  • Medial = Inner Side of the knee
  • Lateral = Outside of the knee

Price from: £333.32 (USD$442.89)

OA Assist, Medial Right - XS
OA Assist, Medial Right - S
OA Assist, Medial Right - M
OA Assist, Medial Right - L
OA Assist, Medial Right - XL
OA Assist, Medial Right - XXL
OA Assist, Medial Right - XXXL
OA Assist, Medial Left - XS
OA Assist, Medial Left - S
OA Assist, Medial Left - M
OA Assist, Medial Left - L
OA Assist, Medial Left - XL
OA Assist, Medial Left - XXL
OA Assist, Medial Left - XXXL
OA Assist, Lateral Right - XS
OA Assist, Lateral Right - S
OA Assist, Lateral Right - M
OA Assist, Lateral Right - L
OA Assist, Lateral Right - XL
OA Assist, Lateral Right - XXL
OA Assist, Lateral Right - XXXL
OA Assist, Lateral Left - XS
OA Assist, Lateral Left - S
OA Assist, Lateral Left - M
OA Assist, Lateral Left - L
OA Assist, Lateral Left - XL
OA Assist, Lateral Left - XXL
OA Assist, Lateral Left - XXXL
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DonJoy's technologically advanced design combines a single upright frame and the 3DF hinge on the OA Assist. A patient-ready knee osteoarthritis brace that is ideally suited for activities of daily living.
 
FEATURES & BENEFITS
  • 3rd Degree of Freedom (3DF) hinge allows rotation on the calf cuff for an optimal fit. (+/- 11° of rotation from the neutral position)
  • Single upright frame with 3 point load that shifts compressive knee joint forces from degenerative area to healthy compartment
  • Telescoping Condyle Pad (up to 6° of correction) enables patients to adjust load according to activity level
  • Sili-Grip strap pads and liners promote brace suspension
  • Medial = Inner Side of the knee
  • Lateral = Outside of the knee
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
EDUCATION
 
Prevalence
  • Nearly 27 million U.S. adults age 25 and older have Osteoarthritis (OA), a number expected to increase with longer life expectancies, the obesity epidemic and the approaching wave of 78.2 million baby boomers reaching retirement age
  • Supporting this prediction, nearly one in two people may develop symptomatic knee OA by age 85 and half of all adults will develop symptomatic OA of the knee at some point in their lives
  • By 2030, a projected 67 million people will have doctor-diagnosed arthritis
  • Two of every three obese adults are at risk of developing OA
  • Before age 45, more men than women have osteoarthritis; after age 45, it is more common in women
  • For more information, visit this National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases webpage.
Signs/Symptoms
Osteoarthritis can remain undetected until a significant portion of joint cartilage has worn away. Signs to look for include, but are not limited to:
  • Joint pain, tenderness, stiffness and locking
  • Joint swelling (bones around the joints may feel larger than normal)
  • Ligaments and muscles around a joint become weaker and stiffer
  • A cracking or grating sound when a joint is moved
  • Limited range of joint motion
Causes
The exact cause of OA is not yet known but causal factors include, but are not limited to:
  • Natural aging and wear and tear
  • Bleeding disorders that cause bleeding in the joint, such as hemophilia
  • Disorders that block the blood supply near a joint and lead to avascular necrosis
  • Other types of arthritis, such as chronic gout, pseudogout or rheumatoid arthritis
  • OA can develop within 10 years of a major joint injury. For example, a teenager who tears their ACL at age 15 could begin to develop OA as early as age 25 or 30
Risk Factors
Certain factors that increase the risk of developing OA include, but are not limited to:
  • Heredity
  • Being overweight
  • Joint injury
  • Repeated overuse of certain joints
  • Lack of physical activity
  • Nerve injury
  • Aging
Potential Complications
Other complications may arise from osteoarthritis. They include, but are not limited to:
  • Pain that causes stiffness and loss of movement ability
  • Muscle spasms and contractions in affected tendons
  • Fluid accumulation in the joint
  • Crackling noises in the joint
  • Hard bony enlargements, nodes, or bunions form around the joint

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