Unloader® Hip

The Unloader Hip brace is designed to reduce pain by optimizing load dispersion and proprioceptive control for patients suffering from mild to moderate hip osteoarthritis (OA), thus contributing to hip stability and improved mobility.

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According to the CDC, Hip Osteoarthritis (OA) is estimated to affect around 11.8 million people in the United States. OA occurs when cartilage breaks down in the joint causing inflammation, pain and reduced mobility.According to the CDC, Hip Osteoarthritis (OA) is estimated to affect around 11.8 million people in the United States. OA occurs when cartilage breaks down in the joint causing inflammation, pain and reduced mobility.

Whether you are preparing for surgery or can’t have surgery, The Unloader Hip is designed to optimize Hip OA treatment in order to improve mobility, and decrease pain by reducing load on the affected joint surface through rotation and abduction of the femoral head preoperatively. It is indicated for patients diagnosed with mild to moderate OA.

The Unloader Hip can work as a standalone item or (preferably) in conjunction with a multi-modal approach