Bracing has been an important adjunct to therapy interventions for decades, and the science behind bracing continues to advance. The scope and technology of the bio-mechanics has assisted in positive outcomes of patients from simple braces to multi-joint, hinged and assisted bracing.
Proper support through bracing can greatly improve and promote function as well as protect compromised joints and tissues. Check out this recent article on BraceLab, a distributor of Push Braces offering premium braces for both lower and upper extremities.
As various braces and other products continue to develop, so do our courses. Check out our course Osteoarthritis of the First CMC Joint: What a Pain in the Thumb! to get a deeper understanding of the impact of impairment.