Orthotics & Orthopedic Braces
Orthopedic braces - are they right for me?
If you suffer from joint injuries, dislocations and posture defects, or have recently undergone surgery, consider investing in an orthotic joint stabilizer, in order to help you quickly recover, reduce swelling, and pain. Continue reading and see if an orthotic stabilizer is right for you.
Who are orthopedic brace supports intended for?
Orthopedic braces are used in a number of situations, most commonly after sustaining an injury which leads to joint dysfunction. Joint stabilizers can also be used to protect against recurring injuries as well as work or sports related injuries, which most often affect the ankle joint.
Orthotics are also recommended after surgery, in the case of treating posture defects (both congenital and acquired), as well as for complications and certain diseases, like diabetes or after a stroke.
What are the benefits of an orthotic stabilizer?
Regardless of the type of stabilizer you choose, they all have similar benefits. They primarily act as joint stabilizers, immobilizing joints during daytime activities and at night - depending on the model and recommended usage. Orthotic joint supports guarantee proper positioning, which prevents any joint discomfort and ensures a quick recovery. This solution works best for treating injuries, and is a great substitute for plaster casts.
These orthoses can also be used to help treat posture defects and various dysplasia in children. Orthopedic orthoses for treating bunions work similarly, as they’re designed to lock the joint into the correct position and activate surrounding muscles, as well as helping the person maintain correct posture.
Another type of stabilizer is the orthopedic orthosis for the post-surgery period.This stabilizer has two distinct benefits - it prevents the joint from moving into an incorrect position, which could make the surgery be all for nothing, and it protects the surgical sutures from damage during everyday activities.
It is also worth mentioning that the orthopedic joint stabilizer for ankle, elbow and hallux support is designed to reduce swelling caused by inflammation. Joint braces also help to reduce pressure on tissues, which improves circulation and reduces pain.
How to choose the best orthopedic stabilizer?
All orthopedic orthoses available in our store have been made in accordance with standards and for medical equipment. Since they’re made of high-quality certified materials, the orthopedic braces are safe to use and do not irritate the skin, which is especially important if the support needs to be worn for an extended amount of time after surgery.
In order to help you fully recover, orthopedic orthoses are made with options to help you regulate them. You should make sure to choose the right size in order to prevent any discomfort while wearing the stabilizer. Most models however, include special straps and adjustable rails, which can help you to properly adjust the stabilizer for greater comfort, while providing adequate tension and keeping joints in the physiologically correct position.
Our store provides a wide selection of orthotics, either for treating injuries and various conditions of the shoulder, hip or ankle joints. We also offer a separate category of orthotic stabilizers for children to help correct posture defects and hip dysplasia. Aside from these orthoses, you may also find orthopedic stabilizers for the neck, head, back, elbow joint, thigh, knee, foot or wrist and hand.