Unloader hip braces

Unloader hip braces

The Unloader Hip is designed to be used in the treatment of hip osteoarthritis. Using a series of pulley style straps the Unloader Hip providing abduction and external rotation of the hip joint. This consequently relieves the affected area reducing pain, increasing stability and mobility.

What conditions is the Unloader Hip often used for?

The Unloader Hip brace is designed specifically for patients with hip osteoarthritis.

If you are unsure if you would be suitable for an Unloader Hip please contact us to discuss.

What are the benefits of the Unloader Hip?

There are many benefits that come from using an Unloader Hip. These include:

    Improved mobility

    Reduced pain

    Improved stability

    Easy to don and doff

    Increased comfort

There are many benefits using an Unloader Hip to find out more please contact us to discuss.

What is the process to be receive an Unloader Hip?

The process to receive an Unloader Hip would be:

  • Assessment
  • Measuring
  • Fitting
  • Review

In order to establish whether you are suitable for an Unloader Hip your orthotist will discuss with you your current OA status, the unloader is suitable for mild to moderate hip OA. If it is deemed appropriate your orthotist will take measurements specifically of your hip circumference, this will enable them to select the correct size. The Unloader Hip has a series of adjustments available which your orthotist will explain and set dependant on your needs.

How do I arrange an assessment for an Unloader Hip?

To get in touch or arrange an appointment, you can call us at 0330 088 3949 or email office@orthotics.co.uk.

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