The Donjoy TruPull Advanced Knee Support is a premium knee support designed for support for patellofemoral malalignment, subluxation and dislocations. It does this by placing a dynamic pull on the patella during knee extension to normalise tracking in the intracondylar groove and reduce anterior pain.
Who Can Make Gains With The Donjoy Tru Pull Advanced Knee Support?
The Donjoy Tru Pull Advanced Knee Support is designed for providing support to patellofemoral injuries, including:
- Patellar tendonitis
Alongside this, it's designed to work with combined injuries involving the patella and some knee ligaments:
- Patellofemoral and MCL injury
- Patellofemoral and LCL injury
- Patellofemoral and hyperextension
Because of how demanding they are and because Donjoy know how much you want to get back out there after an injury, the Donjoy Tru Pull Advanced Knee Support is also designed to be used with as many sports as possible, including contact and extreme sports
- American Football
- Water Sports
Sizing of the Donjoy Tru Pull Advanced Knee Support
To make sure you get the best fitting Donjoy Tru Pull Advanced Knee Support, measure your leg at the centre of your knee, 6 inches up from the knee centre at the thigh, and 6 inches down at the calf. Match up your results with the table below:
| Knee Centre ||Thigh || Calf |
| 30.5 - 33cm || 33 - 39cm || 25.5 - 30.5cm |
| 33 - 35.5cm || 39 - 47cm || 30.5 - 35.5cm |
| 35.5 - 38cm || 47 - 53.25cm || 35.5 - 40.5cm |
| 38 - 43cm || 53.25 - 59.5cm || 40.5 - 47cm |
| 43 - 48.25cm || 59.5 - 67.25cm || 47 - 50.75cm |
| 48.25 - 53.25cm || 67.25 - 75cm || 50.75 - 56cm |
| 56 - 61cm || 75 - 81.25cm || 56 - 58.5cm |
Features and Benefits of the Donjoy TruPull Advanced Knee Support
The Donjoy Tru Pull Advanced Knee Support is available with or without hinges, which provide extra medial/lateral support if you need it. The buttresses on the Donjoy Tru Pull Advanced Knee Support are trimmable and adjustable, so you can customise the contact area to suit you best.
The material of the Donjoy Tru Pull Advanced Knee Support helps give it a modern, non-medical look to suit you, and it also helps make the brace more breathable so it's light and comfortable. This means that you can run and walk freely and naturally. The independent anchors on the Donjoy Tru Pull Advanced Knee Support help prevent rotation, proving a consistent pull on the patella which helps to avoid lateral subluxation.
The elastomeric pull device on the Donjoy Tru Pull Advanced Knee Support, with pull straps above and below the patella, has a rubber band type effect providing a strong dynamic pull on the patella as the knee extends.
Is the Tru Pull Advanced Knee Brace Suitable for Water Sports?
Yes, the Tru Pull Advanced Knee Brace is suitable for wearing during water sports. It is also suitable for wearing either under or over a wetsuit during water sports.
The Donjoy Tru Pull Advanced Knee Support comes in a variety of sizes to suit different sized legs, and is available with or without hinges and for left or right legs, to cater to your exact needs.
Contraindications of the Donjoy Tru Pull Advanced Knee Support
The Donjoy Tru Pull Advanced Knee Support can lead to medial subluxation/dislocation in some cases; consult with a doctor to ensure that this product is right for you before purchasing.