CATALYST X KNEE BRACE

CATALYST X

KNEE BRACE


KNEE BRACE

  • MEDICAL GRADE KNEE BRACE.
  • TIBIAL DOCKING SYSTEM™ provides secure tibial control.
  • MOLDABLE ALUMINUM FRAME enables customization.
  • AUTOCONFORM ALUMINUM-CORE WINGS adapt to anatomy.
  • INTEGRATED PCL STRAP delivers increased stability.
  • SIZING AND CE woven label inside padded liner.
  • OPEN MEDIAL UPPER AND LOWER SHELLS provide maximum clearance and comfort on the medial aspect of both legs, making it the perfect solution for patients engaging in activities including mountain biking and motocross.
  • EXTENSION STOPS: 0°, 5°, 10°, 15°, 20° and 25°
  • FLEXION STOPS: 45°, 60°, 75° and 90°.

MATERIALS:

  • FRAME: 100% Aluminum
  • STRAPS: 100% Nylon
  • SLEEVE: 15% Nylon 70% Neoprene 15% Volara Foam
  • PATELLA GUARD: 100% Polypropylene
  • RIVETS: 100% Stainless Steel
  • LINERS: 80% Nylon 20% Urethane Foam

CATALYST X KNEE BRACE

PROPER FITTING:

Measure your circumference 6” above mid-patella, mid-patella and 6” below mid-patella. They should measure out at approximately one of the following sizes:

SIZES AND CIRCUMFERENCE:

CATALYST X S M L XL XXL
6” ABOVE MID-P 14.5”-17” 17”-19.5” 19.5”-22.5” 17”-19” 25.5”-30”
MID-PATELLA 11.5”-13” 13”-15” 15”-17” 16.5”-18.5” 18.5”-22”
6” BELOW MID-P 11.5”-13” 13”-14.5” 14.5”-16.5” 22.5”-25.5” 19”-22”

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:

1. POSITION BRACE

  • While sitting at edge of chair, flex knee to a 45° angle.
  • Align hinge centers with top of kneecap and position slightly behind midline of leg.
  • Ensure that adjustable tibial pad is centered on shin.
  • Confrm brace is not rotated on leg.

2. FASTEN STRAPS

  • While maintaining brace in position, fasten straps 1-4 in sequence indicated on strap tabs.
  • Straps should be comfortably tightened to properly secure brace.
  • Do not overtighten.
  • Align hinge centers with top of kneecap and position slightly behind midline of leg.
  • Ensure that adjustable tibial pad is centered on shin.
  • Confrm brace is not rotated on leg.
  • Fasten Strap 1 snugly just above calf muscle. Strap 1 is important in maintaining brace position.
  • Fasten Strap 2 around back of lower thigh.
  • Fasten Strap 3 around calf muscle. Ensure all tibial padding is in contact with front of leg.
  • Fasten Strap 4 around back of upper thigh.Do not overtighten.
  • Adjust Strap 5 (PCL Strap) to ensure secure ft. PCL Strap typically requires minimal adjustment following initial ftting.

CATALYST X KNEE BRACE

3. CHECK FIT

  • Once straps are secure, hinge centers should be aligned with middle of kneecap and positioned slightly behind midline of leg
  • To ensure proper ft for activity, walk for several minutes. It is normal for brace to drop or settle into position. Make adjustments as necessary.

RANGE OF MOTION ADJUSTMENT:

Each Knee Brace comes with 5° extension stops pre installed. At the direction of a medical professional, extension and flexion settings may be changed. Optional 0°, 10°, 15°, 20°, and 25° extension stops and 45°, 60°, 75°, and 90° flexion stops are included with each brace.

IMPORTANT: BOTH HINGES MUST BE SET TO SAME EXTENSION AND FLEXION SETTINGS. FOR 0° EXTENSION LIMITING, THE 0° EXTENSION STOPS MUST BE USED.

INDICATIONS:

  • Stabilization of ACL, MCL, PCL, LCL or treatment of combined ligament instabilities.
  • Protection for surgical repairs.
  • Conservative treatment of ligament damage or deficiency.
  • Prophylactic bracing for athletic activities.