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Our clinic offers a range of custom orthopedic braces, designed to provide targeted support and enhance the healing process for various musculoskeletal conditions.

Purpose of orthopedic bracing:

Orthopedic braces play a crucial role in providing stability, support, and alignment for various musculoskeletal conditions. It’s recommended for those recovering from an acute injury, managing chronic joint instabilities, or athletes seeking preventative measures. Custom orthopedic braces can offer the tailored support your body needs instead of buying an over-the-counter brace. They’re are most common prescribed for knees, ankles, elbows and wrists.

Why choose a custom brace?

Choosing between a custom brace and a non-custom brace is a decision that depends on individual needs and the nature of the orthopedic condition. Here are some key benefits of opting for a custom brace:

  • Personalized Fit: The primary advantage of a custom brace is the tailored fit. These braces are crafted based on the individual’s unique anatomical contours, providing a snug and comfortable fit. This ensures optimal support and stability, minimizing the risk of discomfort or irritation during use.
  • Enhanced Comfort: The personalized fit of a custom brace contributes to increased comfort during wear. This can be especially beneficial for individuals who need to wear the brace for extended periods. The reduced risk of chafing or pressure points enhances overall comfort and compliance with the prescribed treatment plan.
  • Improved Functionality: Custom braces are engineered to provide support without hindering normal joint movement. By aligning with the individual’s unique biomechanics, these braces promote natural function, allowing for a more seamless integration into daily activities and rehabilitation exercises.
  • Long-Term Durability: Custom braces are typically constructed with high-quality materials to withstand the demands of prolonged use. The durability of a custom brace ensures its longevity, making it a cost-effective investment for individuals who require ongoing support for chronic conditions or recurrent injuries.

Types of Braces We Provide:

  • Non-Hinged Braces: Ideal for providing stability and support without restricting movement. These braces are commonly used for mild to moderate injuries or during the early stages of rehabilitation.
  • Hinged Braces: Featuring adjustable hinges, these braces provide additional support and control for specific joint movements. Hinged braces are often recommended for moderate to severe injuries or for those requiring more advanced support during activities.
  • Custom Braces: Tailored to fit the unique contours of your body, custom braces offer a personalized solution for enhanced comfort and efficacy. These braces are crafted to provide optimal support based on your individual anatomy and the specific requirements of your condition.

Brace Brands – DonJoy, Push Med, Ortholife, and more:

We offer orthopedic braces from reputable brands such as DonJoy and Push Med. These brands are recognized for their commitment to quality and innovation, ensuring that you receive braces that meet the highest standards of durability, comfort, and effectiveness.

Insurance Coverage for Braces:

Many personal benefits insurance policies offer coverage and funding for custom orthopedic braces. These policies often recognize the therapeutic value of orthopedic bracing in promoting recovery and preventing further injuries. Our team at Empower Physiotherapy can assist you in navigating insurance processes, making the acquisition of your custom orthopedic brace a seamless and accessible part of your rehabilitation journey.