Knee Bracing

Knee Clinics located in Portland, OR, Bellevue, WA and Tempe, AZ

Knee Bracing services offered in Portland, OR, Bellevue, WA and Tempe, AZ

If your knee joint is damaged by injury or arthritis, knee bracing can help realign your body and reduce pressure on your painful joint. The experienced orthopedists at Reflex Knee Specialists offer comprehensive knee evaluations on-site to identify what’s causing your knee pain. They also work closely with you to identify what type of knee bracing options can restore stability in your knee joint and ease persistent pain. Call the office in Portland, Oregon; Bellevue, Washington; or Tempe, Arizona, to schedule a knee bracing consultation or book an appointment online today.

Knee Bracing Q&A

What is knee bracing?

Knee bracing is an effective way to relieve pressure on your knee joint and reduce inflammation and pain. Bracing can also stabilize your knee joint and improve your body’s alignment and gait, reducing your risk for injuries and chronic pain.

The experts at Reflex Knee Specialists offer comprehensive knee bracing consultations to identify what’s contributing to your knee pain and other symptoms. 

The team helps you find the most appropriate knee brace to accommodate you and your lifestyle.

Am I a candidate for knee bracing?

You may be a candidate for a knee brace if you have chronic knee pain or limited mobility because of knee instability.

Reflex Knee Specialists offers bracing options to:

  • Reduce joint pain
  • Improve your gait
  • Relieve stiffness and swelling
  • Realign and stabilize the knee joint
  • Prevent premature breakdown of cartilage

Knee bracing can also reduce your reliance on anti-inflammatory drugs and other medications. If you undergo joint fluid therapy (viscosupplementation), bracing afterward can help you maintain your treatment results over the long term.

What type of knee bracing is right for me?

There’s no one-size-fits-all solution to knee bracing. To determine what type of knee brace is the right one for you, Reflex Knee Specialists offers comprehensive knee evaluations.

Your provider performs a physical exam and may ask you to walk around to assess your gait and knee function. They can also use advanced ultrasound technology to get a better look at the inner structures of your knee.

Based on the results of your evaluation, your provider can recommend off-loading knee braces that support your joint and improve its mobility by redistributing pressure on the knee joint. 

Knee bracing also corrects the alignment of your body to prevent unnecessary wear and tear on your bones, muscles, tendons, and other joint tissues.

Reflex Knee Specialists also offers other nonsurgical therapies, including platelet-rich plasma (PRP) treatments and viscosupplementation, to restore your knee’s range of motion. You may benefit from wearing a knee brace after these treatments to keep you pain-free.

Call the Reflex Knee Specialists office near you to schedule a knee bracing consultation or book an appointment online today.