*A Prescription is Required for the Purchase of this Item.
The DonJoy Drytex Playmaker Hinged Knee Brace with Patella Donut combines the highly effective Playmaker knee brace with an adjustable patellar (knee-cap) donut style support. This hinged knee brace provides intermediate-level support for the patient suffering from mild ACL, PCL, MCL, LCL, or combined knee instabilities and sprains with concurrent patellar tendonitis, subluxation, or chondromalacia. This Drytex brace provides both medial and lateral support for the active individual using a unique neoprene alternative. Constructed of a nylon core and a polyester Lycra fabric the brace provides support and compression while still allowing airflow and breathability. Perfect for individuals in warm humid climates or with neoprene allergies. The braces medial and lateral polycentric hinges and contoured condyle shells allow for use in contact sports and life's daily activities. The supportive donut pad around the kneecap may be trimmed to allow for inferior, superior, medial, or a lateral buttress to stabilize, control, and support the patella. The Playmaker with Patellar Donut is available in a black pull-on sleeve application style, with or without a popliteal cut out (neoprene is cut out in the back of the knee to allow more movement and prevent pinching when bending or squatting), and in a variety of sizes between XS and 3XL to fit every individual's needs.
This DonJoy knee brace can only be shipped to the United States and Puerto Rico. Any international orders for this product will be canceled.
Disclaimer and Warning
You must immediately contact your physician for medical treatment and advice if you experience any discomfort when using this product. This item should only be used on a single patient with a medical provider's prescription and instructions. When purchasing and using this item you acknowledge that you are currently under the care of a medical provider and agree to read and carefully follow and understand all operating instructions, directions, and treatment protocols provided with the product and by your medical provider. Additional warnings may be included with the product instructions.
***All measurements should be taken around the thigh "6 inches" above the middle of your knee cap (mid-patella).
Please note that many of these braces run small from the manufacturer, and if your size falls near or between sizes, you may want to order the next larger size for a proper fit.***
|X-Small||13" to 15.5"||33 to 39 cm|
|Small||15.5" to 18.5"||39 to 47 cm|
|Medium||18.5" to 21"||47 to 53 cm|
|Large||21" to 23.5"||53 to 60 cm|
|X-Large||23.5" to 26.5"||60 to 67 cm|
|XX-Large||26.5" to 29.5"||67 to 75 cm|
|XXX-Large||29.5" to 32"||75 to 81 cm|
Q. Can this knee brace be used for swimming and can it get wet?
A. Yes, the Playmaker can be used in water-sports. Make sure to air dry it thoroughly after use. If used in salt or heavily chlorinated water make sure to rinse the brace in clean fresh water after every use.
Q. What is the benefit of the patellar donut?
A. The patella donut in this knee brace adds additional control and stabilization of the patella or knee cap.