What is Hinged knee brace?

Category: Equipment

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Generic name: Therapeutic brace

Hinged knee braces usually offer greater support and stability than elastic or neoprene braces alone. Hinged braces are dynamic braces (they move), in order to provided increased support of knee joints following an injury or after surgery.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Chondromalacia patellae 1 1
Joint instability 1 0
Muscle and joint pain 1 0
Osteoarthritis 1 0
Patellofemoral pain syndrome 1 0

  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 0
Moderate 1
Mild 0
None 0

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Hinged knee brace

Side effect Patients
Balance problems 1
Difficulty walking 1
Stiffness in knees 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently using Hinged knee brace

Dosage Patients
1 other daily 1
4 other daily 1

Duration

Currently using Hinged knee brace

Duration Patients
1 - 6 months 1
1 - 2 years 1
5 - 10 years 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 0
Usually 1
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 1
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 0
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 1
Not specified 0
Last updated:
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