The McDavid 429 X Hinged
Knee Brace with crossing straps has two geared hinges with steel
supports on the inside (medial) and outside (lateral) of the brace which
physically assist the knee bending while reducing rotational movement of
the knee joint. This dramatically reduces the pressure on the ligaments
when bending the knee and aids rehabilitation. The hinges also include a
stopper which prevents hyper-extension of the knee joint.
The McDavid 429 X Hinged Knee Brace has a padded buttress with open
patella to keep the knee cap in a central position when bending the
knee. This will also relieve any tendonitis around the knee cap that
will often be caused by Ligament damage.
The knee support has four
elastic crossing straps that mimic the cruciate ligaments to help reduce
the workload of a weak knee joint. There are also two further
Velcro straps on the thigh and calf to hold the support in place. The
429 X Knee Brace is made from 5mm Neoprene fabric which offers a
combination of support, compression and heat retention, which aids
rehabilitation and eases pain and swelling from around the knee. It is
The McDavid 429 X Knee Brace offers a medium-high level of protection,
ideal for rehabilitation from patella or ligament knee injuries,
relieving the symptoms of arthritis, tendinitis and bursitis and for
general protection of the knee.