Custom Knee Braces Calgary

Prairie Therapy offers custom knee braces from Ossur, Donjoy and Breg.  All three companies offer world-class knee brace solutions to help with orthopaedic injuries. Whether you've had knee surgery, want to avoid surgery, or just need some extra stability to manage pain and improve performance, custom knee braces can help. 

To ensure that you get the knee brace that is right for you, Prairie Therapy books in every knee brace client for a brace fitting session and consultation. For more information on knee braces for your specific condition, click on the categories below to see a few of the different styles.

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Ligament Injuries (ACL, PCL, MCL, LCL)

 At Prairie Therapy we offer Custom Knee Braces from all major distributors.  Below are a few of the options for bracing for your injured ligament:

Defiance Custom Don Joy Knee Brace

Donjoy Defiance Custom Knee Brace
A custom knee brace that can be used for prevention, ligament injuries, meniscal injuries, unloading for osteoarthritis, and can have a patellofemoral attachment added on.

Breg Fusion Custom Knee Brace

Breg Fusion Knee Brace
Breg makes their Fusion knee brace in both custom and off-the-shelf (premade into a variety of sizes) versions.  This brace can be used for ligament injuries and prevention, meniscal injury, and unloading for osteoarthritis.

Bauerfind GenuTrain S Knee Brace
This is a lightweight adjustable knee sleeve with plastic hinges.  It provides great compression and could be used for mild arthritis and slight instability injuries.

Ossur CTi Knee Brace
Ossur makes both custom, and off-the-shelf (premade into a variety of sizes) versions of their knee brace.  This brace can be used for prevention, ligament injury, meniscal injury, and they also have a full motocross attachment that can be added on.

Breg Axiom Custom Knee Brace

Breg Axiom Knee Brace (formerly Bledsoe)
The Breg Axiom is a custom knee brace, that can be used for prevention and ligament injury.  It is lightweight and popular for post-surgical due to its dynamic stability strapping system.

Donjoy Playmaker II

Many different hinged knee sleeves
There are many different options for hinged sleeves that can provide some light support for ligament injuries.

Meniscus injuries

Ossur Rebound Cartilage Knee Brace
The Ossur Rebound Cartilage aims to assist the patient with achieving partial weight bearing, without the need for crutches.  Using their patent Cartilage Protection Straps, it unloads the affected side of the knee to provide the optimal healing environment for the knee cartilage (meniscus).  Recommended for meniscal injuries, avascular necrosis and bone bruises.

Breg Fusion Custom Knee Brace

Rigid Frame Unloader Knee Brace
All 3 major bracing brands offer a variety of rigid frame unloader injuries.  They can be custom made, or available in off-the-shelf sizes.  The rigid frame with the option of unloading the knee joint while still providing protection to the knee ligaments.  Recommended for knee injuries that are combined with a ligament injury.

Patellofemoral Pain (PFPS; pain around/under the kneecap)

Tru Pull Lite

Donjoy Tru Pull Lite
This light-weight, breathable brace has two straps that pull a buttress against the knee cap, providing a corrective force for mild to moderate lateral patellar subluxation/tracking.

Dynatrack Plus Patella Stabilizer
A brace made for patellofemoral pain, this brace comes with a wrap-around closure, to make for a more custom fit.  It can be ordered with or without hinges.

Lateral J

Donjoy Lateral 'J' Knee Brace
A longer option for mild patellar discomfort due to lateral tracking, the Lateral 'J' can be ordered with or without hinges to provide some extra medial and lateral support.

Donjoy Reaction Web Knee Brace
The Donjoy Reaction Web knee brace is a new take on the knee sleeve.  The expandable web contours to your leg and helps provide support to the patella (kneecap), to assist with minor tracking issues.

Osteoarthritis (OA) or knee pain caused by arthritis

Unloader One

Ossur Unloader One Knee Brace
The Unloader One knee brace is a lightweight low-profile brace the allows for extremely easy adjustments with their SmartDosing System.  Recommended for mild to severe unilateral problems (cartilage/meniscus repair, avascular necrosis, or tibial plateau fracture).

Donjoy TriFit OA Knee Brace
The TriFit OA knee brace is the most customizable off-the-shelf knee brace on the market today. Its heat-molded framework and expanding web, combined with its adjustable tension system ensures that it fits any knee for any activity.  Indicated for mild to moderate knee osteoarthritis.

Breg Fusion Custom Knee Brace

Rigid Frame Unloader Knee Brace
All 3 major bracing brands offer a variety of rigid frame unloader injuries.  They can be custom made, or available in off the shelf sizes.  The rigid frame with the option of unloading the knee joint while still providing protection to the knee ligaments.  Recommended for knee injuries that are combined with a ligament injury.

Breg Fusion Custom Knee Brace

Breg Fusion OA Knee Brace
The Breg Fusion OA is a rigid frame brace that provides a lateral force to the knee, unloading the affected compartment.  Their one of a kind thumbwheel design allows for easy adjustments to the amount of unloading, without the need for a tool.  It also provides multi directional support for all knee ligament injuries.

Pre- or post-surgical knee care

T Scope Premier Knee Brace
This fully adjustable range of motion brace is made to fit everyone.  It is generally used immediately after a ligamentous injury to allow healing while restriction the range of motion of the knee; or after surgery to limit the amount of movement at the knee.  The T Scope Premier Knee Brace is always kept in stock as it is one size fits all.

Cryotherapy Units
Cold Therapy Units are used to control pain and swelling immediately after injury, before surgery, and after surgery.