The medi M3 OA Functional Knee Orthosis provides conservative treatment for pronounced unilateral, medial or lateral osteoarthritis of the knee.The adjustable frame offers varus / valgus correction that's well suited for interim care prior to possible surgical procedures such as correction osteotomy or knee, and joint replacement. Weight-bearing relief after surgery for medial or lateral fractures of the tibial head is also possible given the medi M3 OA functional orthosis' ability to provide offloading of the lateral or medial joint space using its adjustable 3-point principle design for uni-compartment pressure relief. The low profile malleable frame provides a custom fit and and effective pain relief for arthritis sufferers.
medi M3 OA Functional Knee Orthosis / Brace Features:
- Individually adjustable varus and valgus angles during treatment.
- Low profile joint design.
- Varus/valgus angles can be readjusted according to the patient's healing process
- Air-foam condyle pads for comfort.
- Light weight construction and easy application.
- Limitation of extension 0°, 10°.
- Wide, well-cushioned frame padding for 3-point pressure relief system effectiveness.
- Malleable frame design provides an individualized custom fit.
- Ultra flat, very lightweight, and non-protruding frame and hinge construction.
- Avional® aluminum alloy frame material is 30% more rigid than other aluminum alloy technologies of the same weight.
- Polycentric physioglide® hinges for strength.
- Available in varus / valgus versions and six sizes - please see our sizing chart tab for important measurement instructions.
Recommended Manufacturer HCPC: L1845.
The Medi M3 OA Functional Knee Orthosis / Brace may be used to treat:
- Unilateral, medial or lateral osteoarthritis of the knee.
- Interim care for correction osteotomy or knee joint replacement surgery.
- Weight-bearing relief after surgery for medial or lateral fractures of the tibial head.
- Sizing chart
Sizing Chart: Measure circumference of thigh 6″ (15cm) above the center of the patella. Choose Medi M3 OA Varus version to correct for valgus (knock kneed) and the Medi M3 OA Valgus to correct for varus (bow legged).
M3® OA (Varus) Size Chart-
Size Circumference (cm.) Circumference (inches) Part#- left Part#- right XS 31 – 37 12¼ – 14½ #52121 #52021 S 37 – 45 14½ – 17¾ #52122 #52022 M 45 – 51 17¾ – 20 #52123 #52023 L 51 – 57 20 – 22½ #52124 #52024 XL 57 – 65 22½ – 25½ #52125 #52025 XXL 65 – 74 25½ – 29 #52126 #52026
M3® OA (Valgus) Size Chart
Size Circumference (cm.) Circumference (inches) Part#- right Part#- left XS 31 – 37 12¼ – 14½ #52021 #52121 S 37 – 45 14½ – 17¾ #52022 #52122 M 45 – 51 17¾ – 20 #52023 #52123 L 51 – 57 20 – 22½ #52024 #52124 XL 57 – 65 22½ – 25½ #52025 #52125 XXL 65 – 74 25½ – 29 #52026 #52126
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