Double Upright Knee Brace

By Michelle Duclos, Certified Athletic Trainer

Our Therapist Explain Double Upright Knee Brace

Double upright knee braces are simple braces that may be prescribed for a variety of general knee problems. Furthermore, medial and lateral bars on the brace provide support and stabilization to the knee on both sides. The two straps help to maintain compression and increase stability. In addition, double upright knee braces may help with knee problems ranging from meniscal problems to MCL sprains, to general knee pain.

The video below shows the proper fitting of a double upright knee brace by one of our trained Athletic Trainers. If you think a double upright knee brace my benefit you consult your JOI physical therapist or physician to learn more.

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Physical Therapy

Whether you are suffering from knee issues, joint pain, or injuries resulting from any type of activity, JOI has 12 physical therapy clinics conveniently located in Jacksonville and Northeast FL who specialize in orthopedic rehab.

If you are interested in scheduling an appointment at JOI Rehab for physical therapy, call (904) 858-7045. Come see us!

Where is Telemedicine Frequently used?

All JOI Physicians, Physical Therapists and Occupational Therapists now offer Telemedicine services for virtual visits from the convenience of your home. If you feel that it is best to stay in your own home during this time, we can still provide orthopaedic Telehealth services for you. Through the download of the free Zoom app on the your phone, tablet or laptop. Our physicians and Telehealth for Physical Therapy can evaluate you and provide the care you need.

JOI Fracture and Injury Care

JOI Physicians are currently offering ASAP Fracture care. Make an appointment by calling (904)JOI-2000. This is a new option for patients who would like to avoid the emergency room if they have suffered a fracture or soft tissue injury. To learn more about this service, read this article about fracture and injury care.

By: Michelle Duclos, Certified Athletic Trainer

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