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1

Flexible KO

IND: oa, edema, sprains

parts: supra/infra patellar straps, ant patellar cut out

motions restrict: none

2

Elastic KO with M-L support

semi regid

IND: oa, edema, sprains

parts: supra/infra patellar straps, ant patellar cut out, medial/lateral bars, single axis knee joint

motions restrict: none

3

Knee immobilizer

semi rigid

IND: TKR, GB, MS, F(x) to dec ROM s/p trauma surgery

parts: foam construction, velcro above/below, vertical bars, ant patellar cut out

motions restrict: none, just tactile

4

Adjustable knee immobilizer

semi rigid

IND: TKR, GB, MS, F(x) to limit ACL 60 degree

parts: parts: foam construction, velcro above/below, vertical bars, ant patellar cut out, adjustable knee joint

motions:none, just tactile

5

Positional splint

rigid

IND: any patho that causes knee flx contractures, CP, MS, ALS, TBI

parts: sup,inf,med,lat trimlines, patellar pad, thigh/leg straps, custom molded plastic shell

motions: ext/flx, varus, valgus

6

KO w/ hyperextension control

rigid

IND: OA, stroke, hypotonia

parts: supra/infra patellar straps, medial/lateral bars, popliteal band/straps,

motions: hyperextension

7

KO w/ hyperextension control M-L 3 way knee stabilizer

rigid

IND: OA, stroke, hypotonia

parts: anterior thigh/leg band, medial/lateral bars, popliteal band, pivot attachment of band

motions: varus/valgus, hyperext

8

KO w/ hyperext M-L mold plastic

rigid

IND: OA, stroke, hypotonia

parts: ant, post, sup, inf trimlines, anterior relief

motions: hyperext, valgus/varus

better f(x)/fit but more costly

9

KO w/ A-P, M-L, rot/translation control

rigid

IND: lig damage but want to be functional

motions: varus/valgus, rotation, hyperext