What is the Elite Hinged knee brace?
The Elite hinged knee brace has been designed for the rehabilitation of ACL and other severe knee ligament injuries. The hinged knee brace also helps to stabilise the patella and the collateral ligaments as well as helping with knee instability for daily living. The Elite hinged knee brace with splints features adjustable straps above and below the knee for added support, while the plastic hinges on both sides of the brace enhance stability.
When can I use the Elite Hinged knee brace?
The Elite hinged brace provides outstanding knee protection for your knee joint during a wide variety of activities including snowboarding and skiing. It also helps to improve the stability of the knee following partial or complete tears or surgery to the knee ligaments. The hinged knee brace is also ideal for use following a meniscus (cartilage) injury.
How does the Elite Hinged knee brace work?
The Elite hinged knee brace features Coolmax fabric lining and breathable materials which ensure you are kept both cool and comfortable. The hinged design combined with the adjustable straps ensures this knee brace is ideal for rehabilitation and injury recovery following a severe knee ligament injury and helps you to return to sport and activities faster. The Elite hinged knee brace features plastic hinges on both sides of the brace to help enhance stability, while the hook and loop closures easily adjust for a comfortable and easy fit.
Use a mild detergent and cold water and leave to dry - the Elite hinged knee brace is not suitable for use in a washing machine or dryer. The removable and prefabricated splints can be pulled out from the brace before washing.
Knee pain treatment and recovery
The Elite hinged knee brace offers support for your knee injury in your daily living, allowing you to use this rehabilitative brace to better your recovery and reduce knee instability and joint pain. Functional knee braces are great in aiding the treatment and recovery of both a major or an acute injury such as a Meniscus Tear and injuries to the Cruciate Ligaments. The brace, resembling a knee sleeve, provides extra padding, helping you undertake a range of motion in your knee, guided by a physical therapist.
Which size do I need?
Remove all clothing from the area. Measuring above clothing may cause the wrong size to be ordered or the product to not fit correctly.
Please use a tailors tape measure to take your measurement.
To find the size you need, measure 6in above the kneecap.
If you are between sizes, please choose the larger size.
This product can be used on either the left or the right knee.
Small: 30.5cm - 35.5cm (12"" - 14"")
Medium: 35.5cm - 40.5cm (14"" - 16"")
Large: 40.5cm - 45.5cm (16"" - 18"")
X-Large: 45.5cm - 50.8cm (18"" - 20"")
XX-Large: 50.8cm - 56cm (20"" - 22"")