Post operative knee brace and method for its use

  • US 5,400,806 A
  • Filed: 12/21/1993
  • Issued: 03/28/1995
  • Est. Priority Date: 01/04/1993
  • Status: Expired due to Term
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1. A method of bracing a knee of a patient to relieve unicompartmental osteoarthritis comprising:

  • locating a brace about the knee, said brace having a pair of arms to contact the leg of the patient and a pivotable joint between said arms to allow pivoting of the knee while supporting the knee, a joint in the brace to allow controlled medial and lateral inclination of each arm relative to a pivotable joint; and

    adjusting the inclination to provide the required bracing at the required inclination.

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