It is important to stay active when you are suffering from knee arthrosis. The key is to go at your own pace, respecting your body and your limits. Research shows that for people living with knee arthrosis, physical activity helps reduce pain and improves quality of life. Don’t let the disease hold you back. Instead, […]
How to relieve heavy legs After a long day of standing or sitting, you may feel that your legs are heavy and tired. If several factors increase the risk of suffering from this problem, there are also simple and accessible ways to prevent it and improve your quality of life. Let’s take a closer look. […]
The orthotist-prosthetist is the health care professional who has the skill to evaluate the biomechanics of the body and to fabricate, repair, or adjust orthopedic devices, i.e. orthotics and prosthetics. Orthotics Orthotics are used, for example, as a rehabilitation treatment to support, control or correct a motor, joint or functional problem. Orthotics are used as […]
Finally, you have received your knee brace which will allow you to regain greater mobility in your daily activities and/or reduce your pain related to osteoarthritis or osteoarthritis. Before getting started, it is important to properly install and maintain your brace in order to get the most out of its benefits and to keep it […]
As many as 40% of people with knee osteoarthritis experience pain. In some people, discomfort is constantly present, even at rest, which greatly reduces the quality of life and can cause daily limitations. In others, it intensifies when the weight of the body is carried by the legs, such as when they go up stairs […]
Working many hours while standing can lead to feet, knee or back pain, a feeling of heavy legs with swelling, varicose veins and stiff joints.
Here is a checklist that will allow you to know everything about the installation and maintenance of your knee orthosis.
An orthotist-prosthetist conducts a biomechanical assessment to be able to design and adjust different types of orthoses including plantar, knee, sports, etc. Learn more about it with our blog.
The knee pain is very frequent. It’s important to know that the knee is a large and complexe articulation. That’s why the knee is more vulnerable to trauma, aging, and arthrosis. A constant pain The impact of knee pain can be terrible for those who suffer from it. Depending on the level of the pain, […]