The Donjoy Playmaker Knee Brace provides support and protection for mild to moderate ACL, MCL, PCL, LCL ligament injuries and hyperextension instabilities. The Donjoy Playmaker incorporates DonJoy’s Four-Points-of-Leverage design to reduce ACL instability which makes it an ideal intermediate level brace for athletes wanting a soft hinged product for non-contact sports or full activity.
The Playmaker knee brace features polycentric hinges for support and neoprene material for warmth, comfort, and compression. The brace allows for full movement at the knee and provides the protection needed so athletes can continue to participate in their favorite sport. It's available in a sleeve version with or without a Pop cutout to reduce pinching/bunching.
Donjoy Playmaker Knee Brace Features:
- Neoprene fabric for warmth and compression.
- Four Points of Leverage strap design enhances anterior cruciate ligament support in the knee.
- Polycentric hinges with contoured condyle shells mimic the knee joint's natural motion.
- Versatile strapping enhances knee joint stability.
- The polycentric hinge accommodates for Extension stops: 10, 20, 30 and 40 degrees (10 degrees installed) // Flexion stops: 45, 60, 75 and 90 degrees (Must purchase Flexion/extension Stop Kit for this added ability).
- Length: 16".
- Style: Soft Hinged.
Donjoy Playmaker Knee Brace Versions:
- Standard Pull-up Sleeve - (11-0860-x) No Pop Cutout; material is left in behind the knee.
- Pull-up Sleeve with Popliteal Cutout - (11-0861-x) Has oval popliteal cutout behind the knee to reduce bunching& pinching.
- Pull-up Sleeve with Patella Donut - (11-0862-xPull-up sleeve with a donut buttress for patella control.
- Pull-up Sleeve w/ Popliteal Cutout & Patella Donut - (11-0863-x) Includes popliteal cutout in back of the knee with patella donut for patellar control.
The Donjoy Playmaker Knee Brace may be used for:
- Mild to moderate Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) tears.
- Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) tears.
- Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) tears.
- Combined mild knee instabilities.
- Prophylactic sports protection.
- Sizing chart
Measurements taken 6" above (thigh) or 6" below (calf) mid-petella
Size Thigh Knee Center Calf x = 1 = XS 13" - 15.5" (33 - 39 cm) 12" - 13" (30.5 - 33 cm) 10" - 12" (25.5 - 30.5 cm) x = 2 = S 15.5" - 18.5" (39 - 47 cm) 13" - 14" (33 - 35.5 cm) 12" - 14" (30.5 - 35.5 cm) x = 3 = M 18.5" - 21" (47 - 53.25 cm) 14" - 15" (35.5 - 38 cm) 14" - 16" (35.5 - 40.5 cm) x = 4 = L 21" - 23.5" (53.25 - 59.5 cm) 15" - 17" (38 - 43 cm) 16" - 18" (40.5 - 47 cm) x = 5 = XL 23.5" - 26.5" (59.5 - 67.25 cm) 17" - 19" (43 - 48.25 cm) 18" - 20" (47 - 50.75 cm) x = 6 = XXL 26.5" - 29.5" (67.25 - 75 cm) 19" - 21" (48.25 - 53.25 cm) 20" - 22" (50.75 - 56 cm) x = 7 = XXXL 29.5" - 32" (75 - 81.25 cm) 21" - 23" (56 - 61 cm) 22" - 24" (53.25 - 58.5 cm)
Donjoy Playmaker Knee Brace Four Points of Leverage Design:
The Playmaker features the patented 4-point dynamic strapping system found on all high end Donjoy ACL knee braces.
- Point 1 Anterior: The first point of leverage is the anterior thigh cuff. It acts as a point for rotating the femur anteriorly.
- Point 2 Posterior: The second point of leverage is the posterior calf cuff. It acts as a point for rotating the tibia posteriorly.
- Point 3 Posterior: The third point of leverage is a posterior thigh strap, which is applied while drawing the hinge bars posteriorly on the knee.
- Point 4 Anterior: Incorporating the fourth point generates the crucial opposing force. By tightening and affixing the anterior tibial strap, the hinge is drawn into proper position, and the tibia is rotated posteriorly.
- Long For My height
- Neoprene Needs To Be Washed
- Great Brace After Major Surgery
- Slides Down Occasionally
- Using This Brace For Skiing
- Volleyball girl
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