CDS Knee Brace Extension Junior

Dynamic spring-loaded knee orthosis

HMV-Nr.: beantragt für 23.04.06.0xxx

CDS® Knee Brace Extension Junior

Indications

  • Joint contractures:
    - After surgery
    - After conservative treatment of capsular ligament injuries
    - Before and after joint replacement
    - In arthrosis and chronic polyarthritis
    - After burns
    - After strokes
    - After spinal cord injuries
    - Paralysis (discrete palsy of peripheral origin)
    - After cranio-cerebral trauma (CCT)
  • To prevent new contractures after arthrolysis • Rupture of a muscle fibre of quadriceps femoris
  • Patella tendon rupture
  • Extension deficit from weakness of quadriceps
  • Conservative and postoperative indications, where active extension of the knee is contraindicated

Features

  • Therapy in extension
  • Individual adjustment of the spring tension
  • Spring tension can be switched on and off without tools and without varying the set spring tension
  • Optimized shell - and strapsystem
  • High wearing comfort thanks to air- permeable, light aluminium shell element
  • High flexibility thanks to adjustable shell elements
  • Infinitely variable adjustment of the redression range between -15° and +30°

Mode of Operation

The CDS® Knee Brace Extension functions according to the CDS®-principle and has been designed to treat an extension deficit of the knee. The brace applies a dynamic low load prolonged stretch to stimulate growth in the contracted tissue. The adjustable redression range protects the tissue from painful overstretching and allows for individual extension until -15°.

Patents

  • EP 0 841 044
  • US 5,954,677
  • further patents pending