Osteoarthritis of the knee is a common and painful condition that interferes with movement and therefore reduces mobility. In order to remedy and slow down a possible operation, the knee brace is the perfect solution to relieve pain and regain freedom of movement.
Osteoarthritis of the knee is a degenerative disease of the cartilage in the knee. Osteoarthritis is the most common form of arthritis. 10% of people over 55 have it. This percentage increases to 30% at the age of 65. The knee and hip are the most affected joints. This disease is as present in men as it is in women. The inner compartment of the knee carries about 60 to 80% of the body weight. It is affected in 90% of cases of osteoarthritis.
The symptoms of osteoarthritis of the knee
A knee with osteoarthritis will show some characteristic symptoms of the disease. The joint is painful even when resting. There is early morning stiffness even when the knee is "cold". Some activities will be particularly difficult to negotiate especially using stairs.
Symptoms that require extra vigilance
The knee is swollen after prolonged activity. In some cases, deformity of the joint appears and is visible on the limb (varus). The knee affected by osteoarthritis is less flexible than its neighbor. A crackling inside the knee is noticeable when touched. All these signs will lead your doctor get X-ray imaging to confirm the diagnosis.
3D discharge orthosis.
Lightweight and comfortable, this orthosis transfers the load from the used compartment to the one that is healthy. Its BOA adjustment system allows to control the degree of correction to combine, without forcing, the comfort of the limb and the relief of the pain.
How to treat knee osteoarthritis?
When joint discharge is not required, the articulated compression knee brace appears as the most viable and reliable solution. These knee pads are designed to reduce knee swelling while stabilizing it. The weave of the device makes it possible to evacuate moisture and perspiration, to avoid feeling locked in the knee pad.
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