Contender Lite post-op knee brace
Contender Post op knee brace is used after injury or surgery on knee or leg where a controlled range of motion or complete immobilisation in the knee joint is needed. Developed to allow quick and easy fitting after surgery. Contender is one of the lightest rigid braces on the market.
The inside is provided with soft padding, which with good friction hugs the leg and significatantly reduces brace migration. The buckles allow for easy application and micro adjustment of the strap for a secure fit. The rails can be bent to fit each patient. With the telescoping system the length of the brace can be adjusted from 45 cm to 66 cm in steps of 0,3 cm. The telescoping system also allows movement of the leg cuffs. Extension and Flexion can be adjusted and locked from -10° to 40° in 10° increments. Controlled range of motion is available from -10° till 110° and is easily set using flexion and extension finger touch buttons.
Indications: Postoperative stabilization. Post traumatic stabilization. To control the range of motion after surgery of the ACL , PCL , MCL and LCC, meniscus, patella, osteoarthritis, stable femoral fractures, total Knee plastic surgery and tibial plateau fracture. NOTE ! Should only be used after recommendation and fitting by medical educated person.
Contraindications: Not intended for people with weight >110 kg.
Size: Universal size.
Measurement: Circumference thigh in cm (about 15 cm over patella). Fits thighs with circumference up to 86 cm.
Material: Aluminium, Foam, Velcro. Latex free.
Extra padding and strap kit can be ordered separately:
- Padding for Contender Lite art.no 70638-00-51
- Padding for Contender Full Foam art.no 70639-00-51
- Strap kit for Contender Universal art.no 70638-00-52
- Strapattachment Small art.no 70638-90-45
- Strapattachment Large art.no 70638-90-65