Knee

Considered one of the major joints of the human body, the knee area is also very complex and source of many sorrows. As it absorb much of the body weight, but also transported loads, this articulation depends a lot on all the muscles attached to it. Knee pain is usually caused by problems with the meniscus, ligaments, or the patellofemoral syndrome. The use of an orthopedic support help stabilize the knee and thus limit the risk of injury.
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Considered one of the major joints of the human body, the knee area is also very complex and source of many sorrows. As it absorb much of the body weight, but also transported loads, this articulation depends a lot on all the muscles attached to it. Knee pain is usually caused by problems with the meniscus, ligaments, or the patellofemoral syndrome. The use of an orthopedic support help stabilize the knee and thus limit the risk of injury.

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    Dual Strap Knee and Patella Support

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    DESIGNED TO STABILIZE THE ARTICULATIONS AND PROVIDE OPTIMAL SUPPORT TO WEAK KNEE MUSCLES DURING INTENSE ACTIVITIES Characteristics:
    • Retains body heat, increases blood circulation and helps keep muscles supple
    • Remains effective when wet.
    • Does not absorb water.
    • Movable compression pads for targeted pain relief.
    • Lateral stabilizers help provide enhanced support.
    • Adjustable straps allow to customize the level of compression
    • Velcro® type fasteners for easy adjustment
    Adjustment:
    • Make sure the FORMEDICA logo is positioned at the top. Position one or two compression pads on the affected side (the pads can be placed on either the medial or lateral side of the patella). Place the centre of the "X" knee support at the back of your knee.
    • Wrap around your knee to the front and adjust the tension by properly attaching the Velcro® straps.
    Made of:
    • Perforated neoprene covered with non-brushed nylon interior.
    • 1/4 inch firm foam pads with Velcro®.
    Cleaning:
    • Wash by hand with mild soap and air dry.
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    Elastic Knee Support

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    DESIGNED TO PROVIDE LIGHT AND COMFORTABLE SUPPORT TO THE KNEE DURING MODERATE ACTIVITIES

    The Elastic Knee Support does not restrict movements and may be used during physical activity.

    Characteristics :

    • Offers a light support after a trauma to the knee
    • Helps to reduce the risk of injuries
    • Tension reduced at patella level
    • Ideal for the treatment of minor injuries
    • Light support
    • Easy adjustment
    • Does not restrict movement
    • Colour: black

    Indications :

    • To wear during activities which lead to discomfort
    • During physical activity to reduce the risk of injuries
    • Multisports

    Adjustment :

    Pull up the knee sleeve and adjust for comfort.

    Made of :

    77% nylon, 23% elastic.

    Cleaning :

    Wash by hand with mild soap and air dry.

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    Knee Support

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    DESIGNED TO HELP REDUCE THE RISK OF INJURIES DURING OR AFTER INTENSE ACTIVITIES

    The Knee Support provides compression and heat to support weak knee muscles and joints following strains, sprains and other stress-related injuries.

    Characteristics :

    • Retains body heat, increases blood circulation and helps keep muscles supple
    • Padded open patella for enhanced stability with less pressure on the patella
    • Sleeve support
    • Remains effective when wet (does not absorb water)
    • Provides therapeutic heat and compression
    • Colour: black

    Indications :

    • Strains
    • Sprain
    • Post-traumatic usage
    • Weightlifting
    • Sports

    Adjustment :

    Pull up the knee support and make sure the opening is around the patella.  Adjust for comfort.

    Made of :

    Neoprene covered with non-brushed nylon.

    Cleaning :

    Wash by hand with mild soap and air dry.

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    Hinged Knee Brace

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    Designed to provide firm support during physical activities. A snug fit to the knee for your comfort, this firm support does not restrain movements and lessens the risk of injuries during activity. Lateral hinges provide effective support and increase safety; the removable cushion around the patella opening stabilizes the patella and disengages the kneecap to avoid direct pressure on the knee. Specially designed to support the Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL), it may also be used for many different patella problems, including Chondromalacia, Patella Tendonitis, Subluxation and Dislocation. Neoprene retains body heat, increases blood circulation, and helps keep muscles supple. Characteristics
    • Removable hinges provide a 180° extension
    • Patella opening with removable cushion
    • Back opening to enable flexion
    • Colour: black
    Made of: Neoprene covered with brushed nylon and terry cloth interior. Indications
    • Various kneecap problems, such as chondromalacia of the patella, tendonitis and partial or total patellar subluxation.
    • Raquet sports, ball sports, jogging, biking
    • Activities involving heavy lifting
    • Walking
       
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    Stabilizing Knee Brace

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    Designed to provide optimal support during physical activities. The Stabilizing Knee Brace may be used for many different patella problems including chondromalacia, patella tendonitis, subluxation and dislocation. Specially designed to support the Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL), it may also be used for many different patella problems, including Chondromalacia, Patella Tendonitis, Subluxation and Dislocation. Neoprene retains body heat, increases blood circulation, and helps keep muscles supple. Neoprene retains body heat, increases blood circulation and helps keep muscles supple. It remains effective even when wet and does not absorb water. Characteristics
    • Sleeve support
    • Velcro®-type fasteners keep sleeve in place and increase stability
    • Two spiral hinges on each side
    • The Polyethylene pad alleviates direct pressure on patella
    • Perforated neoprene covered with non-brushed nylon
    • The removable cushion alleviates direct pressure on patella
    • Provides extra stability to patella
    • Firm support
    • Easy fit
    • Colour: black
    Made of: Neoprene covered with non-brushed nylon. Indications
    • Sprain
    • Patella implication
    • Various kneecap problems, such as chondromalacia of the patella, tendonitis, dislocation and partial or total patellar subluxation.
    • Raquet sports, ball sports, jogging, biking
    • Activities involving heavy lifting
    • Walking
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    Lycragel Knee & Patella Stabilizer

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    Designed to provide comfortable support to lateral ligaments and patella. The flexible spiral hinge on each side help to stabilize knee ligaments while the gel insert helps to reduce direct compression on the patella. The Lycragel™ Knee and Patella Stabilizer may be used following treatments and pain alleviation associated with certain common patella syndromes such as: sprints, sprains and swelling. It limits shock and vibration on patella therefore helps to reduce the risk of injury during physical activity. Characteristics
    • Ergonomic model: elasticate fabric provides even compression
    • One flexible spiral hinge on each side
    • Provides compression and support
    • Firm support
    • Easy fit
    • Colour: beige
    Made of: 67% nylon and 33% lycra Indications
    • Various patellar (kneecap) traumatisms
    • Racquet sports, ball sports, jogging, biking
    • Activities involving heavy lifting
    • Walking
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    Adjustable Knee Support

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    Designed to stabilize articulations and protect the patella. It provides comfortable support to weak knee muscles and ligaments due to strains or other stress-related injuries. Neoprene retains body heat, increases blood circulation, and helps keep muscles supple. Characteristics
    • Velcro®-type fasteners for easy adjustment
    • Remains effective when wet
    • Retains body heat and helps keep muscles supple.
    • Neoprene covered with brushed nylon and terry cloth interior
    • Easy fit
    • Colour: black
    Made of: Neoprene covered with brushed nylon and terry cloth interior lining. Indications
    • Following strains, sprains and other stress related injuries
    • Sports : raquet sports, ball sports, biking, jogging
    • Walking
    • Activities involving heavy lifting
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    Knee Support

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    DESIGNED TO HELP RELIEVE STIFFNESS, PAIN AND ACHES RELATED TO KNEE ARTHRITIS Arthritis means the inflammation of the joint and can affect every joints of the body (hands, elbow, knee, ankle, etc…). The main symptoms of arthritis are joint pain, stiffness, swelling, etc…  The Arthri-Forme Knee Support provides mild compression which helps increase blood circulation. The warmth and proper blood circulation ultimately reduce pain and promote comfort and relief. Characteristics : • Easy to wear • Provides mild compression • The elastic material ensures superior mobility • Retains body heat Made of : 56% wool, 23% elastic, 21% nylon Indications : - Arthritis - Osteoarthritis - Joint pain
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    Orthosis Girdle

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    Lightweight tubular cotton sleeve, to wear under a neoprene support (or any support / splint / immobilization) to reduce skin irritations due to friction or moisture / perspiration. Each package contains a 1 meter length of girdle, which can be cut to desired length, for multiple uses Characteristics
    • Tubular girdle made of light cotton
    • Absorbs perspiration
    • Prevents excessive humidity
    • Packaged individually
    • Colour: beige
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    Knee & Patella Support

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    Designed to provide comfortable support to lateral ligaments and patella. The flexible spiral hinges on each side help stabilize knee ligaments, while the frontal opening helps relieve pressure on the patella. This support helps reduce the risk of injury during physical activity. Characteristics
    • Two flexible spiral hinges on each side
    • Added support for patella
    • Made of 33% nylon, 23% elastic and 44% polyester
    • Moderate support
    • Easy and ergonomic adjustment
    • Colour: beige
    Made of: 33% nylon, 23% elastic and 44% polyester Indications
    • Activities or sports requiring repetitive knee bends, to provide lateral support
    • Minor or stress-related injuries
    • Long term use
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    Ergonomic Knee Support

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    Designed to provide light support to lateral ligaments. The flexible spiral hinge on each side helps to stabilize knee ligaments, while the criss-cross back provides comfort during normal daily activities. Characteristics
    • One flexible spiral hinge on each side
    • Made of 67% nylon, 23% elastic and 10% lycra
    • Light support
    • Easy and ergonomic adjustment
    • Colour: beige
    Made of: 67% nylon, 23% elastic and 10% lycra Indications
    • Sports or activities requiring rotation/tortion movements (ex. golf, raquet sports), without frequent and complete knee bends
    • Long term use