Objectives: We evaluated whether a valgus knee brace and an insole with subtalar strapping could reduce pain and improve functional scores over 12 months in patients with medial knee osteoarthritis (OA). Using an unloader knee brace will help those afflicted with osteoarthritis because it transfers stress from the inner portion of the knee to its outer part. Some models also unload pressure with the use of an adjustable hinge. Unloader braces are often made of a combination of plastic, steel,... Apr 12, 2017 · An osteoarthritis brace is designed to minimize the pain the arthritis sufferer faces by removing the weight off the damaged part of their knee. This brace, which is built using a combination of rigid and flexible materials, including synthetic rubber, foam, plastic, and metal, can help an osteoarthritis suffer increase the distance that they ... #Osteoarthritis / Unloader Knee Braces • Designed for patients with mild to moderate osteoarthritis of the knee, the OR036 is a low-profile brace with 3 points of leverage for reducing pressure inside the knee joint. It’s universal; fitting a wide variety of patients easily.