We offer a wide selection of high quality orthopedic braces at our Ottawa clinics, including knee braces and sleeves and a number of options designed for various levels of activity and exposure. At elite levels of competition, including professional leagues and at the Olympic level, orthopedic bracing can allow athletes to continue to perform at optimal levels while healing from injury. We can provide a range of off-the-shelf models along with custom bracing at our Ottawa locations along with a range of supportive materials and products such as kinesiological tape, compression sleeves and other sports medicine aids.
At Athlete's Care's Ottawa locations, we understand that you want to get back on your feet as soon as possible. Custom bracing can be a valuable and extremely effective part of your rehabilitation plan from an injury. Our Ottawa area custom bracing specialists will recommend bracing after an injury or surgical procedure to accelerate the recovery process as well as restore both every day and high performance functionality. Orthopedic braces can also be used to help improve function and motion in arthritis patients.
Bracing allows you to improve mobility as they protect injured joints and limbs and facilitate healing by promoting correct movement. Our Ottawa locations carry and can design bracing for a wide variety of conditions that involve the musculoskeletal system, particularly the knee and other joints. These may include,
• Tennis and golfer's elbow
• Ankle sprains
• Knee tendonitis and ligamentous knee injuries such as ACL, PCL and MCL
• Various knee other injuries (i.e. Patellofemoral syndrome, jumper's knee)
• Knee osteoarthritis
• Carpal tunnel syndrome
• Tendonitis of the wrist or thumb
• Plantar fascia night splints
No matter what your requirements, the custom bracing specialist at our Ottawa clinic can provide a brace for your needs. You don't have to be a high performance athlete to benefit from custom bracing services at our Ottawa clinics. We've treated everyone from amateur and professional league athletes to car or work accident victims and others for injuries and disorders involving the musculoskeletal system. An injury can come in the form of a sudden accident but may also involve repetition motions, such as the hours of data entry or other repetitive work using the forearms that can result in carpal tunnel syndrome.
Your consultation will begin with a thorough assessment of your injury or condition to fully determine what type of bracing will best suit your needs. Once the brace has been decided on and fitted – either choosing from our selection of off-the-shelf models or selection a custom design – our Ottawa custom bracing specialist will teach you how to use it correctly as well as how to look after the device.
The custom knee braces we offer at our Ottawa clinics are made of premier materials with optional configurations, including those designed for an active lifestyle. Your custom brace will be designed by a specialist who is an accredited expert in human anatomy and the mechanics of movement in particular. Bracing will allow you to place weight and balance on an affected joint with confidence, knowing the brace is preventing further injury even as it is promoting correct movement.
Call or visit one of our convenient Athlete's Care Ottawa locations today to make your appointment for a custom bracing consultation. Most private health insurance plans cover the costs of braces whether custom or off-the-shelf. Please check with your plan for any special requirements that may apply.