Breg Inc., an orthopedic technology company based in Carlsbad, Calif., has released four new products this month—The T Scope Premier, a next generation post-operative knee brace for patients recovering from knee surgery and injuries; the Carlsbad cervical collar for cervical spine immobilization; the Ultra CTS ankle brace that converts from acute ankle support to rehabilitation; and the Achilles Wedges for foot rehabilitation.
“Our patients really liked the comfort of the T Scope Premier, particularly with the new incision pad,” said Timothy J. Steinagle, D.O., FACS, of Tennessee Orthopaedic Alliance Sports Medicine in Smyrna, Tenn., the field trial site for the brace. “When patients are more comfortable, they are more compliant, which is critical for successful rehabilitation. Additionally, the range-of-motion stops on the new brace are even easier to use.”
“About 1.4 million knee procedures are performed in the United States every year and rising [according to the National Center for Health Statistics] as demographics shift to an increasingly older and active population,” said Brad Lee, president of Breg. “We developed the T Scope Premier with input from orthopedic surgeons and patients to enhance ease of use, comfort and fit. We expect this brace to have a significant impact on the growing post-op recovery market.”
The T Scope Premier builds on the telescoping design of the original T Scope. According to Breg, the new brace features a refined range-of-motion hinge, a simplified user interface, redesigned pads and cuffs and an optional BridgeTech Incision Pad, which is designed to adjust comfort around the incision site.
Breg provides sports medicine products aimed at the advancement of orthopedic patient care.