Bracing is commonly used with orthopedic conditions to help decrease pain, improve function and provide stability or support to the joint. Braces come in a variety of designs, but most are constructed with a combination of ridged and flexible materials.
Whether you require a custom made ridged brace or a simple compressive sleeve, your health care provider at the Active Health Institute can assess and fit you accordingly.
Practitioners may prescribe a brace for;
- ACL/PCL tears
- Ankle sprains
- Patellafemoral Pain Syndrome PFPS
- Osgood Shlatters
- Tennis elbow
- Knee pain
- Jumpers Knee
- Chondromalacia patella
- Joint instability