The braces are made by a company called Surgical Appliance Industries, and can be difficult to find relative to the more common brands sold online such as Breg, Ossur, DonJoy and FLA Orthopedics. While delivering a level of stabilization, support and comfort comparable with any of the aforementioned brands, the Orthotex Stabilizing Knee Brace with Spiral Stays (URL = http://www.eganmedical.com/
The Orthotex Knee Stabilizer from EGAN Medical Supply comes in seven different sizes, and as Henry Ford is rumored to have once stated, is available in any color one desires so long as the color is black.
The Knee Stabilizer brace is indicated for the following conditions:
- Runner's Knee (Chrondromalachia)
- Patellar Misalignment and Instability
- Mild-to-Moderate Injuries to the Cruciate Ligament
- Cartilage Damage and
- Patellar Tendonitis
The item ships via an expedited shipping service (1-3 business days on average) at a cost of $4.80 per shipment for all U.S. based orders, with a marginal increase in shipping fees for orders placed for shipment to Canada.
This knee brace comes in a multitude of sizes, the largest of which is capable of providing support for an individual whose knee(s) is/are 21"-24" in diameter when measuring around the center of the knee.
That said, the Orthotex stabilizing knee support is not designed exclusively for the big and tall, and is every bit as effective in treating injured knees in people of all shapes and sizes. The brace is the latest in a long line of quality orthopedic braces and supports (http://www.eganmedical.com/
EGAN Medical is a provider of high-quality yet affordable medical supplies and equipment whose specialties include orthopedic and maternity care supports and related products. Egan does business in all 50 U.S. states and Canada, and has locations in southeast Louisiana and southwest Mississippi.