Unloader®Express is a cost-effective, easy-to-fit Unloader option for your less active patients. Using the proven 3-Point Leverage System, the Express combines an Adjustable Dynamic Joint with a diagonal Dynamic Force Strap to unload the affected compartment, reducing pain.
Combines a CoolFlex® sleeve with a semi-rigid frame, the Express offers a unique variation on the Unloader theme. The removable, washable sleeve allows for easy and accurate brace placement, while the flexible composite shells transmit corrective forces.
Indications & Usage:
Mild to moderate unicompartmental osteoarthritis
Proportionate height-to-weight and thigh-to-calf girth
Mild cognitive and/or manual dexterity deficiencies
Low activities of daily living
Dynamic Force Strap (DFS)applies a counteracting force to the adduction moment, considered to be the root cause of knee OA
The single upright on the affected side combines with the Dynamic Force Strap to create a 3-Point Leverage System
Adjustable Dynamic Joint™(ADJ) allows the clinician to easily control the varus or valgus force for optimal pain management
Adjustable Tibial Strap (ATS) captures the tibia and allows adjustments in hinge depth for a more customized fit
Breathable, washable CoolFlex® undersleeve provides additional support, warmth and compression, easier application and removal, reduced pressure points and soft tissue containment
Semi-rigid stabilizer shells transmit corrective forces while providing flexibility for improved comfort and fit
All Off-the-Shelf osteoarthritis knee braces come with a 30-day satisfaction guarantee. In addition, the mfr warrants the frame and hinge components to be free of defects in materials and workmanship for 2 years. Straps, liners, return cords, hinge coatings and other soft components shall be warranted free from defects in materials and workmanship for 6 months.