Utilizes double upright adjustable ROM hinges that provide adjustable flexion and extension joint control with rigid thigh and calf supports. The Rapid Knee is an open wrap on knee brace with additional compression straps for a tensioned fit. The wrap is snug and has a flat knitting to provide even compression and optimal knee stability. The solid metal frame provides secure support and reinforced comfort for the user.
The open wrap configuration allows for post surgical convenience and optimization of fit.
The Rapid Knee offers medial-lateral and rotation control, and a locking joint for positioning the knee. This joint can lock the knee into either a flexion or extension position. The adjustable flexion and extension joint enables the practitioner to set limits on flexion and extension but allows the patient to move the knee freely within those limits.
The hinge joint is polycentric and the medial-lateral control of the knee are accomplished by way of solid metal structures in the double uprights
The Rapid Knee is designed for a patient who can load weight on the knee and is capable of some ambulation.
INDICATIONS FOR USE OF THE EQUIPMENT : L1845
For mild to severe ligament instabilities including the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL), posterior cruciate ligament (PCL), medial cruciate ligament (MCL) and lateral cruciate ligament (LCL).
Ideal for patients with unicompartmental Osteoarthritis,
1)The patient has had a recent injury to or surgical procedure on the knee
4)Meniscal cartilage derangement
5)Chondromalacia of patella
6)Knee ligamentous disruption 7)Rupture of tendon, nontraumatic – quadriceps tendon
8)Pathologic fracture of femur
9)Pathologic fracture of tibia or fibula
10)Aseptic necrosis of tibia or fibula
11)Stress fracture of tibia or fibula
12)Congenital deformity of knee
13)Fracture of femur – lower end
14)Fracture of patella
15)Fracture of tibia and/or fibula –upper end
16)Dislocation of knee
17)Sprains and strains of knee
18)Failed total knee arthroplasty
Sizing Chart (in Inches) : (Measure circumference around knee cap)
S => 12” - 14”
M => 14” - 16”
L => 16” - 18”
XL => 18” - 20”
2XL => 20” - 22”
3XL => 22” - 25”
4XL => 25” - 28”