Knee orthosis with an anjustable hinge
Knee brace for dogs we have developed together with MVDr. Duchek so that if necessary, to fully ensure the fixation of the knee joint, or are able to accurately determine the range of motion.
The orthosis is made of durable and flexible plastic, is fully padded neoprene. From the inner side is provided with an auxiliary plastic joint, the outer side is provided with a specialized prosthetic metal joint which can be arbitrarily set according to the needs of the patient. It allows full immobilization of the knee, controlling the movement of flexion and extension at 10 ° full range of motion of the knee. The knee brace is fastened to the leg with Velcro.
It is suitable for patients with diseases of the meniscus, ligaments, instability in the knee after ligament reconstruction - LCC during traumatic rehabilitation, at the discretion of the veterinarian.Additionally, you can use the orthosis, if the dog is old or is another reason why it can not operate as a "compensation" operation.
The advantages our knee orthosis compared to permanently fixation is:
- The possibility of deploying and off as needed
- Absolute permeability prevents steaming skin
- Gives the ability to instantly and regularly check the condition of the skin and treat the wound
- Padded neoprene protects the skin from abrasion
- Adjustable prosthetic joint lets you adjust the range of motion of the knee according to the patient's needs
- Thanks to adjustable joint is the use of the orthosis suitable for recovery
Knee orthosis use on the advice of a veterinarian and follow his instructions. Do not leave dog with an orthosis run wild, despite the strengthening of the joint exercise regime is necessary to adapt the dog's condition. If the dog is not under the direct supervision protect an orthosis against biting dog for example protective collar.
|Sizes of Knee orthoses|
|Code||Size||Lenght from ankle to knee|
|3510 and 3511||XS||7-9cm|
|3520 and 3521||S||10-13cm|
|3530 and 3531||M||14-16cm|
|3540 and 3541||L||17-19cm|
|3550 and 3551||XL||20-23cm|
|3560 and 3561||XXL||24cm or more|