Frequently Asked Questions on Knee Supports


Will Knee braces help with meniscus tear?

In order to heal a meniscus tear you need an unloader knee brace. This brace is worn to reduce load on the symptomatic side to either the medial or lateral compartment, relieving painful symptoms caused by your meniscus tear.

Will knee braces help tendonitis?

It is recommended for patients with patellar tendonitis to wear a brace to support the patellar tendon or the jumper’s knee. These braces work by applying pressure (compression) to the tendon to help alleviate pain and inflammation.

How do Knee Braces Work?

The primary work of a knee brace is to maintain warmth around the knee which helps to alleviate pain and inflammation. The Knee brace works as a compression to prevent and reduce joint effusion and swelling.

What are hinged knee braces?

Hinged knee braces are ideal for prevention and rehabilitation of knee ligament injuries. These supports provide the necessary compression to the injured knee to help reduce pain and inflammation and improve the patients quality of life.

What are patellar knee straps used for?

A patellar knee strap can be used to treat 

  • Osgood Schlatters
  • Patellar Tendonitis (Jumpers Knee)
  • Chondromalacia Patella
  • Runners Knee
  • Gneral anterior knee pain around the kneecap.
  • Double knee straps work well for Iliotibial Band Syndrome