Ossur Unloader Spirit Osteoarthritic Knee Brace-S-Left-Standard Medial
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The condition of Osteoarthritis is known as wear-and-tear-arthritis. During this condition, the top layer of cartilage breaks down and then starts to wear away, causing the bones under the cartilage to rub together. Osteoarthritis occurs in 4 stages, with the symptoms and treatment being different for each. This osteoarthritis brace is an unloader, also called offloader, which are designed to provide relief to people who suffer from medial compartmental knee osteoarthritis. They are designed to unload stress from the affected joint by placing pressure on the thighbone; this then forces the knee to bend away from the painful area. Wearing this unloader brace can help to ease the pain and swelling you may be experiencing.Wearing an osteoarthritis unloader brace is a great treatment for knee osteoarthritis; it takes pressure off of your knee, while providing extra support and protection to the knee. This knee brace helps to protect the knee from further damage. This osteoarthritis brace is ideal for patients wanting to go about their everyday activities because it can be worn for extended periods of time. It ensures comfort and support for long-term wear while helping to ease the pain of osteoarthritis. It also is lightweight and easy to put on and wear under everyday clothing. Indicated for:Mild to severe unicompartmental osteoarthritis Knee conditions requiring load reduction: articular cartilage defect repair, meniscal cartilage repair, avascular necrosis, or tibia plateau fracture Low to moderate daily activities Measure 6” above mid-patella, brace fits thigh circumferences of 13.5" to 26.