Custom Knee Bracing

Collegiate Sports Medicine is offering services for custom knee bracing.  DonJoy, Ossur and Breg knee braces are all available in a wide range of custom colors and graphics for sports teams or style preferences.

Who Can Benefit?

  • Knee ligament injuries (ACL, PCL)
  • Instabilities (MCL, ACL, PCL, LCL)
  • Meniscus injuries
  • Osteo-arthritis
  • Unstable Knee
  • Chronic Pain

What Sets Us Apart

Collegiate was the first private clinic in Red Deer with practicing Certified Athletic Therapists

Explanations: Anatomy models & pamphlets to explain what you injured & an outline of what needs to be done

Low client to therapist ratio

Individualized home program taught to you & an injury specific rehab program to help facilitate recovery & restore function

Hands-on therapies such as Active Release Techniques (ART), soft tissue mobilizations, and muscle energy techniques

Posture & biomechanical analysis, as needed

Certified Athletic Therapists are musculoskeletal experts that specialize in orthopaedic assessment and rehabilitation of all physical injuries. They are known for their work in the sports industry but are also known as being experts in assessment & rehabilitation. They provide a unique service specializing in extensive hands on & manual approaches that are coupled with active & individualized therapeutic return to physical activity.

Athletic Therapists are effective in treating a wide range of injuries on field & in a clinic setting, below are just a few:

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  • Running injuries
  • Rotator Cuff Strain
  • Shoulder Impingement
  • Plantar fasciitis
  • Low back Strain
  • Lumbar herniated disc

Or see our team of highly skilled Physiotherapists for your treatment.


Breg

Breg Custom Knee Brace


DonJoy

DonJoy Custom Knee Brace

From middle school soccer players to elite athletes, DonJoy is a brace athletes trust.
DonJoy pioneered the concept of functional, custom knee bracing over 30 years ago and has led the profession of performance ever since by studying the body, listening to athletes, consulting physicians and pushing the envelope of innovation.Their custom carbon composite Braces are recommended for high-collision sports, while their featherweight materials and custom fit also make it the brace of choice for activities of daily living.

Ossur

Ossur Custom Knee Brace

Ossur offers its customers responsive, comfortable products that improve mobility and the quality of life. Their ability to develop highly innovative products, which deliver great clinical outcomes, is the result of their close attention to the needs of the customers and proactive collaboration with some of the best minds in the field.

Ossur prides themselves on continuously pushing the boundaries to create some of the most effective, non-invasive mobility solutions on the market today. True advocates of Life Without Limitations, their focus is on Prosthetic, Osteoarthritis and Injury Solutions.

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DonJoy Product Descriptions

Defiance
Defiance is the foundation of DonJoy’s custom bracing line. Offering a true custom fit, DEFIANCE is recommended for extreme, water, contact and non-contact sports.
Defiance technology is on the field, on the court, on the slopes and in the water protecting knees and providing confidence to those who wear it. First introduced in 1992, DonJoy has produced more than a million braces; in college football alone, 22 of the Associated Press Top 25 teams use the Defiance knee brace.

Designed to treat & protect:

  • Hyperextension
  • Moderate to severe ACL or PCL combined instabilities (CI)
  • ACL or PCL reconstruction
  • Prophylactic use.

Features & Benefits:

  • Custom-made craftsmanship
  • Lifetime warranty on frame and hinges
  • Clinically-proven 4-Points-of-Leverage System
  • Custom fabricated
  • Swooping Thigh Cuff for inner thigh clearance and bilateral brace use
  • Strong, lightweight carbon composite frame
  • ACL, PCL, or Combined Instability (CI) strap configurations
  • 24-hour turnaround time

Options

  • Patented, clinically proven FourcePoint hinge technology (stop kit not included)
  • Over 40 custom frame colors and graphics
  • Defiance Extra includes reinforced carbon composite frame
  • Metal Caps – PowerCaps, metal strap tab caps (recommended for contact sports)
  • High strength stainless steel gears (recommended for contact sports)
  • Standard Low Profile Hinge
  • DropLock Hinge

Custom Adjustable OA Defiance
The pain of early OA can get in the way of a healthy lifestyle. Keep moving and staying strong may help prolong the degenerative process of a OA.

DonJoy’s premier Custom OA product is designed for the active OA patient, is extremely lightweight, and provides durable support for moderate to severe levels of osteoarthritis.

  • OA knee brace that off-loads the affected compartment of the knee while reducing ligament strain, allowing the active patients to go more miles with less pain.
  • Reduce ligament strain with 4-Points-of-Leverage clinically shown to reduce ACL strain by the knee in a stable position to minimize further cartilage damage.

Designed to treat & protect:

  • The active OA patient for moderate to severe levels of osteoarthritis.
  • Ideally suited for patients with active lifestyles or athletes.

Features & Benefits:

  • 4-Points-of-Leverage System pioneered by DonJoy provides ligament stability
  • 1 to 7 of correction built into a strong, lightweight, carbon composite frame (3 is recommended)
  • Patient controlled Telescoping Condyle Pad (up to 3 of additional correction) shifts compressive knee joint forces from the degnerative area to the healthy compartment
  • Over 40 custom frame colors and graphics
  • Swooping thigh cuff for inner thigh clearance and bilateral brace use
  • Swiveling strap tabs to accommodate leg movement
  • Reinforced carbon composite frame ACL, PCL, or Combined Instability (CI) strap configuration

Defiance III
Recognized as the best ligament protection available. Top-of-line protection that is custom fit for your leg. Ideal for athletes who participate in contact sports and want to prevent a knee ligament injury or re-injury.

The DonJoy Defiance III knee brace is the most popular custom knee brace in the world. In fact, the Defiance III is worn by many professional athletes including members of the US Ski Team, former NFL Pro Bowl Linebacker Shawne Merriman, and World Champion Big Wave Surfer Garrett McNamara. The Defiance III is the strongest knee brace offered by DonJoy and is recommended for athletes participating in high collision sports, like football, motorcross, or skiing. This brace is also ideal for athletes who participate in water sports like surfing, wakeboarding, or kite surfing. People recovering from ACL and other knee ligament surgeries also use this brace on regular basis.

Designed to treat and protect:

  • Moderate to severe ACL or PCL instabilities
  • Post ACL or PCL reconstructions
  • ACL / PCL combined instabilities (CI)
  • MCL / LCL instabilities
  • Hyperextension

Best for:

  • Football
  • Motocross
  • Skiing
  • Surfing
  • Wakeboarding

Features & Benefits:

  • Clinically-proven 4-Points-of-Leverage System
  • Custom fabricated
  • Strong, lightweight carbon composite frame
  • Swooping Thigh Cuff for inner thigh clearance and bilateral brace use
  • Custom Graphics Kit (FemaleFource only)
  • FemaleFource only offered with FourcePoint hinge
  • Lifetime warranty on frame and hinges
  • 24 hour turnaround time

Options:

  • Patented clinically-proven FourcePoint hinge technology (stop kit not included)
  • Over 40 custom frame colors and graphics
  • Defiance III Extra includes reinforced carbon composite frame
  • Metal Caps – PowerCaps(recommended for contact sports)
  • High strength stainless steel gears (recommended for contact sports)
  • ACL, PCL, or Combined Instability (CI) strap configurations
  • Standard or short frames available

Ossur Product Descriptions

CTi Custom
CTi braces provide the ultimate combination of stabilization and protection of the knee joint.

Designed to treat and protect:

  • ACL, MCL, LCL, PCL, rotary and combined instabilities
  • Vapor model  most recommended
  • Standard model  higher impact activities
  • Pro Sport model largest patients/highest impact activities

Features & Benefits:

  • Uses Accutrac hinges with extension stops to glide with the knee
  • breathable liners coated with bio-inert ssur Sensil Silicone to reduce migration and skin irritation
  • Flexible cuffs and buckles employ SensEdge overmolding to eliminate pressure points
  • Can be further customized with a variety of options, colors, designs and/or accessories.

CTi OA
Knee braces built on decades of experience, designed to enhance the quality of life for people living with osteoarthritis of the knee by reducing pain & improving mobility.

Designed to treat and protect:

  • Mild to severe uni-compartmental osteoarthritis
  • ACL, MCL, LCL, PCL, rotary and combined instabilities
  • Vapor model for low to medium impact levels
  • Standard model for medium to high impact levels
  • Pro sports model for highest impact levels

Features & Benefits:

  • Total Support System
  • Accutrac hinges that mimic the natural motion of the knee joint
  • Breathable liners, coated with ssur Sensil Silicone2 to improve efficacy and virtually eliminate migration.