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It is a brace designed for cases of cruciate ligament, luxation of the patella, knee joint conditions such as arthritis and arthrosis, varus and valgus. It can be used both as an alternative to surgery, and in post-surgery.
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- Instructions for use
WHAT IS IT FOR?
Knee-joint conditions to the ligaments require effective solutions: BT Jump knee brace is the perfect answer.
It is a brace designed for cases of cruciate ligament, luxation of the patella, knee joint conditions such as arthritis and arthrosis, varus and valgus. It can be used both as an alternative to surgery, and in post-surgery. BT JUMP has two pockets, which contain two angled splints that restrict the movement of the knee when necessary. An abdominal band ensures the brace is well secured around the dog.
The brace can also be used without splints for conditions such as arthritis and arthrosis. This is because the compression it provides increases the blood pressure in the area, thus raising the temperature and reducing the pain caused by the conditions.
Ensuring the stability of the affected part often means aiding recovery. Two angled lateral splints in aluminium inserted into special pockets restrict movement, as required, controlling the area that needs to be held still, while the abdominal belt keeps the support in place, making sure it does not slip down or rotate.
- The brace can be used in pre- and post-surgery.
- Breathable fabric.
- Excellent wearability.
- Hand washable.
- Shortenable bandages.
SIZES-HOW TO TAKE THE MEASURES
|Sizes||A||B||H||Breed and weights*|
|XXS*||8-13 cm||3-5 cm||8 cm||Chihuahua (2-5kg)|
|XS||16-18 cm||5-7 cm||10 cm||Jack Russel , Shih Tzu (5-10kg)|
|S||21-25 cm||8-15 cm||15 cm||Cocker Spaniel (10 -15kg)|
|M||26-31 cm||10-16 cm||18 cm||Border Collie, Setter (15 -30kg)|
|L||29-34 cm||12-18 cm||22 cm||Golden Retriever, Rottweiler (28 –50kg)|
|XL||over 36 cm||-||25 cm||Saint Bernard, Great Dane, Newfoundland (Over 50kg)|
* Attention the suggested breed and weights are purely indicative, to determine exactly the size of the brace take the measurements as specified.
Measure A: Measure the circumference of the thigh halfway between the dog’s groin and knee.
Measure B: Measure the circumference of the dog’s paw halfway between the knee and the hock.
Measure H: Measure the distance between measure A and measure B.
HOW TO WEAR WITH ANCHOR KIT FOR MALE DOGS
1 - Prepare the brace by opening the straps, as indicated in figure 1.
2 - Position the brace by lining up the central hole with the dog’s knee, secure all the Velcro straps around the leg by passing them through the buckles and close tightly.
3 - Pass the back strap over the dog’s back, open the anchor kit and close around the top of the other leg. Tightly close with the Velcro strap.
4 - The back strap is adjustable: remove the rounded Velcro end. Cut the Velcro strap to the desired length. Re-apply the rounded Velcro end remove one of the two round Velcro ends. Cut the Velcro strap to the desired length. Re-apply the rounded Velcro end. Tightly close with the Velcro strap to ensure the brace is stable
5 - Pass the harness strap under the harness or collar (fig. 5A and 5B). Attach the other strap under the back strap (fig. 5C).Harness and collar not included in the package content, they can be purchased in a pet shop.
HOW TO WEAR WITHOUT ANCHOR KIT
1 - Prepare the brace by opening the straps and remove the anchor kit (fig 1A). Make sure the back strap is attached to the inner thigh (lower) buckle. (fig 1B).
2 - Position the brace by lining up the central hole with the dog’s knee. Secure all the Velcro straps around the leg by passing them through the buckles and close tightly.
3 - Pass the back strap UNDER the belly and over the back. Insert into the top buckle of the brace and close tightly.
4 - The back strap is adjustable. Remove one of the two round Velcro ends. Cut the Velcro strap to the desired length. Re-apply the rounded Velcro end. Tightly close with the Velcro strap to ensure the brace is stable.
5 - 1. Pass the harness strap under the harness or collar (fig. 5A). Attach one end to the back strap near the brace fig (fig. 5B). Secure the other end to the back strap near the other leg to create a V shape (fig. 5C)
RECOMMENDATIONS FOR USE
- During the period of restraint, it is advisable not to leave the dog alone for too long, because it might try to remove the brace by biting or scratching it.
- Additionally, it may take up to two weeks for your pet to “adopt” the brace. Unless advised otherwise by your veterinarian, we advise placing the brace on your pet for 30 minutes the first day then increasing wear time by 30 minutes each day after. Use treats to reward the pet once the brace is on and to encourage them to walk with it. The brace can be worn up to 8 hours per day with 1h break after 4hrs of wearing the brace. Remove the brace at night.