This Bunga Pro Knee Brace™ is the 17" version of the Pro Knee Brace. It is longer and thus adds more support. It is designed using 3/16" latex-free neoprene with nylon on both sides. The brace is designed to be opened up and Velcroed around the leg. This features also ease of application and avoids the difficulty associated with pulling on a brace. It is ideal for all ages.
The brace comes with a polycentric, high tech hinge with easy to set flexion and extension stops. These extension stops allow for full range of motion control. The hinge arms themselves are made from aircraft aluminum.
There is a large and comfortable popliteal area (Opening behind knee) for comfort and flexibility. An elastic, adjustable strap has been added to the back of the brace to prevent a tourniquet effect in the popliteal area. This brace has four (4) total adjustable Velcro brand 2" "loop and lock" straps are included. Two (2) are located immediately above and two (2) immediately below the patella opening for additional support. The straps have an easy-opening tabs and finger loops. There is a patellar opening which helps with positioning the brace and for comfort to the user.
The shorter version of this brace is the Bunga Pro Knee Brace (13") family of braces.
You have a choice of 12 colors, an american flag pattern or camoflage covering, with this brace.
Suggest HCPCS Insurance Billing Code
Suggested HCPCS Code: L1832- Absolute Athletics, LLC assumes no liability in the use of these codes. These codes are being provided as a convenience to our customers who wish to make a claim for possible reimbursement for the costs of this and other braces.
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This is a heavy duty and thicker version of our standard 1/8" neoprene. It increases the support and warmth of the brace compared to the 1/8" version.
Bunga Velvet Plush Fabric is a soft, yet durable neoprene with an extra soft covering.
This brace is available in KoolFlex Material. This is a light, cool and comfortable alternative to neoprene. It is constructed of a ply-nylon core body with a poly-spandex blend outer cover. This cover and construction enhances air flow. The open cell structure allows air to pass easily through the material, thus keeping the brace cooler. The knitting structure allows perspiration to be wicked from the side next to the body to the outside layer of the fabric where the perspiration can be evaporated. The KoolFlex line of products are finished using elastic bias tape around the edges, which prevents the material from fraying. KoolFlex is not a replacement for neoprene. Neoprene will give more compression and warmth because of its cell structure. KoolFlex is a great alternative for those people who have to wear supports for long periods of time, or that have heat or allergy issues with neoprene.
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