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Supports, Braces, Stabilizers, and More

Supports, Braces, Stabilizers, and More

Below you will find Nova Physiotherapy’s selection of braces, supports, and stabilizers for backs, knees, shoulders, wrists, and ankles! We offer one of the best assortments of physical therapy support products in the Halifax area. Contact us for more details.


 braces - Stabilizing Ankle  

Stabilizing Ankle

Ideal Application
The Stabilizing Ankle support features non-stretch nylon figure-8 straps which lock the calcaneus into place to help control abnormal eversion and inversion. The full-circumference tib/fib strap provides adjustable compression and stability. Ideal for chronic ankle sprains and prophylactic use.
Features and Benefits
• Adjustable figure-8 for inversion/eversion control
• Elastic full-circumference tib/ fib strap for compression
• Sturdy non-nylon construction
• Low profile and lightweight to fit into shoe easily
• Universal design fits right or left ankle



 braces - Deluxe Back Support  

Deluxe Back Support

Ideal Application
This product will provide mild to moderate low back support as well as abdominal compression.
Features and Benefits
• 4mm warm, compressive neoprene
• Easy-on wrap-around design
• Low profile for everyday wear
• Additional side pulls for added support and compression


 braces - Sully Shoulder Stabilizer  

Sully® Shoulder Stabilizer

Ideal Application
Provides shoulder immobilization and controlled range of motion for anterior, multi-directional, inferior and posterior instabilities, rotator cuff deceleration, shoulder separations and muscle strains. The shoulder brace is designed to stabilize, assist or restrict movement of the shoulder post-injury and post operatively.
Features and Benefits
• Pulls the humerus posteriorly as it restricts external rotation and abduction
• Elastic straps attach with Velcro at any point, in any direction and with any amount of force
• The smooth, controlled assistance or restraint follows the natural movement of muscles and joints



 braces - Defiance III  

Defiance III

Ideal Application
The Custom Defiance and Defiance III is DonJoy's hallmark knee brace. Combining the ultimate in technology, materials and design, this lightweight brace provides durable support for moderate to severe ACL, PCL, MCL and LCL instabilities. Plus, the low-profile design fits comfortably underneath clothing and sports uniforms, including hockey and football. As the strongest of DonJoy's functional braces, the custom, carbon composite Defiance is recommended for high collision sports, while its featherweight materials and custom fit also make it the brace of choice for activities of daily living. Available in three lengths: standard, short and standard thigh with short calf.
Features and Benefits
• ACL/PCL versions with patented 4-point dynamic leverage system
•  Medial sweeping thigh that provides inner thigh clearance for bi-lateral brace use and riding sports
•  Anti-Migration Strap to prevent brace from migrating
•  Swiveling strap tabs for changing leg shapes through flexion and extension
•  Low profile hinge cover for better strength and medial clearance
•  Supra Condyle Suspension-prevents brace migration
• Weighs approximately 18 ounces
• Low-profile design
• Custom made to individual patient measurements
• 72-hour in-house turnaround
• CI version with anterior thigh strap
• Short calf version available for ski and motocross boot clearance
• Short and standard lengths
• Defiance Extra version includes reinforced carbon frame and slide shield
• Suede, chamois and chamois pneumatic liners and strap pads available
• Suede, chamois and chamois pneumatic liners and strap pads available Flexion stops: 45°, 60°, 75° and 90°
• Extension stops: 0°, 10°, 20°, 30° and 40° (10° installed)
• Custom Bracing Form
• Easy to use custom measuring system (CCMI)


 braces - Economy Hinged Knee with Buttress  

Economy Hinged Knee with Buttress

Ideal Application
The polycentric hinge with aluminum uprights in this sleeve provide light support to medial/lateral ligaments, in addition to the support offered by neoprene and strapping.
Features and Benefits
• Polycentric hinge with 10-3/4" aluminum uprights
• 4mm neoprene only
• Removable uprights for washing
• Available with inferior or superior buttress


 braces - Drytex Economy Hinged Knee  

Drytex Economy Hinged Knee

Ideal Application
For mild medial/lateral support of the knee. The Drytex Economy Hinged Knee is a neoprene alternative constructed of a unique nylon core and polyester Lycra fabric that allows for improved airflow. This fabric provides compression and support, yet allows for breathability. Ideal for patients who have allergies or irritations to neoprene or live in warm weather climates.
Features and Benefits
• Removable polycentric aluminum uprights
• Alternative to neoprene
• Durable lightweight
• Available in wraparound style


 braces - OA Everyday  

OA Everyday

Ideal Application
The OA Everyday represents DonJoy's easiest to use, patient-ready knee osteoarthritis brace and is ideally suited for activities of daily living.
Features and Benefits
• 3 point load shifts compressive knee joint forces from the degenerative area to the healthy compartment
• Telescoping condoyle pad (up to 6° of correction) enables patients to adjust load according to activity level
• Floam condoyle pad with 100% memory for increased comfort and compliance
• Lightweight (19 oz.) aircraft grade aluminum frame (0.100" thick)
• Ergonomic, swooping thigh and calf cuffs provide clearance for the contralateral leg
• Contoured, flexible cuff shells conform to patient anatomy and help contain tissue
• Swiveling, quick release buckles facilitate ease of application/removal and accommodate leg movement
• Hypoallergenic Sili-Grip strap pads promote brace suspension
• Short brace length (12.5") accommodates short inseams
• Flexion and extension control
• 1 year warranty on frame and hinges
• 6 month warranty on soft goods


 braces - DonJoy Cross Strap  

DonJoy Cross Strap

Ideal Application
The DonJoy Cross Strap is designed for the treatment of patellar tendonitis. Osgood-Schlatters Syndrome and Chondromalacia.
Features and Benefits
• One piece design means there is nothing to fall off or lose
• Simple to use which means better patient compliance
• Low profile which means increased comfort
• Only two sizes which is easier to inventory than five or six
• Designed to apply a comfortable but effective pressure on the patellar tendon to help alleviate pain
• Smooth Neoprene laminated with Nylon loop is very comfortable and stays in place
• No stitching or stiff material edges in the popliteal space adds to patient comfort
• Affordable whether buying one or a Sports Pack of 25



 braces - Lateral "J"  

Lateral "J"

Ideal Application
The tubular lateral "J" buttress is ideal for supporting lateralpatellar subluxation, dislocations or lateral patellofemoral malalignment.
Features and Benefits
• Tubular lateral "J" buttress for patellar stabilization
• Lateral to medial strapping for additional stabilization
• 4mm neoprene for heat and compression or Drytex material for patients with allergies or irritations to neoprene
• Available in left or right configuration


 braces - knee support  

Knee Support

Ideal Application
Constructed of high-quality neoprene or Drytex for compression and support.
Features and Benefits
• 4mm neoprene or Drytex material for improved airflow and compressive support
• Available with patella or popliteal cut-out


 braces - universal forearm support  

Universal Forearm Support/Forearm Strap

Ideal Application
Applications for the Universal Forearm Support and Forearm Strap include: medial epicondylitis (golfer's elbow) and lateral epicondylitis (tennis elbow).
Features and Benefits
• 4mm neoprene
• Easy-on application
• Universal sizing
• Provide compression, warmth and support


 braces - universal wrist forearm splint  

Universal Wrist/Forearm Splint

Ideal Application
The Universal Wrist/Forearm Splint is ideal for post-surgical immobilization, post-fracture casting, wrist sprains and strains.
Features and Benefits
• Breathable nylon/fiber construction
• Malleable dorsal and volar stays


 braces - universal thumb wrist splint  

Universal Thumb/Wrist Splint

Ideal Application
Ideal for sprains of thumb, soft tissue injuries, gamekeeper injuries, collateral ligament support, and avulsion fractures of the thumb.
Features and Benefits
• Brushed 4mm neoprene
• Adjustable aluminum stay
• Wrap-around design
• Provides warmth and compression while thumb is abducted


 braces - SI belt

SI Belt

This lightweight S.I. Back Belt alleviates pain in the lower back, and provides stabilization to the hips and sacrum, it also provides effective relief from Sacroiliac Joint Syndrome, a condition that causes pain in the lower region of the lower back.
The quality SI Back Belt is wrapped lower, around the hips, than most back supports. The compression pad combines with a second set of exterior straps to apply effective compression on the sacrum. A non slip gel helps keep the SI Belt in place.

Small (22"-30")
Medium (32" - 38")
Large (40" - 48")
 braces - Saunders posture sport

Saunders Posture Sport

Saunders Posture Sport Upper Back Support. Strategically designed posture back support to decrease back and shoulder pain.

Large (42-54")
Medium (30-42")
Small (22-30")