SofTec® OA

Multifunctional orthosis for relief of the medial knee compartment

SofTec® OA Product
SofTec® OA Detail

For an indication of medial osteoarthritis of the knee or following injury of the inner meniscus, the SofTec® OA multifunctional orthosis stabilizes and relieves pressure on the affected area, while simultaneously permitting muscle activation. The orthosis consists of a Bauerfeind's patented SofTec knit and strap system with an integral functional element comprising anatomically contoured shells, pressure cushions (pads) and an air bladder system that can be filled or emptied as required to unload the medial compartment of the knee and decrease pain.

  • Pressure relief in accordance with the 3-point principle helps to alleviate pain
  • Easy to put on and off
  • Adjustable design for progressive treatment

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A multi-talented knee orthosis

SofTec OA can be easily adjusted and offers targeted pressure and pain relief for the medial capsule of knee joint. The semi-rigid SofTec knit contains an integral functional element with pressure cushions, carbon fiber shells  and an air bladder system. This functional element adjustable off-loading of the medial capsule to address pain from osteoarthritis. External fine adjustment of the orthosis is possible by means of four non-elastic straps and the air bladder system. The orthosis provides functional control of all types of motion.

Perfect combination

Two integrated viscoelastic pads above and below the kneecap counteract swelling and hematoma during motion. At the beginning, the anatomically contoured shells can be heated and adapted to the patient's individual leg shape. The pressure can be changed at any time depending on the activity or rest period: this is done by filling or emptying the air bladder system to increase or reduce compression. The SofTec OA thus helps to relieve pain.


Titan Black

Product range

Standard sizes 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Order number
3 Circumfer. 63/4" above knee 161/8 - 173/4  171/3 - 191/3 19 - 207/8 20 - 224/9  212/7 - 232/3 233/8- 245/8  231/2- 257/8  122468000*0+0°  
1 Circumfer. middle knee 123/5- 134/5 134/5- 15 15 - 161/7  161/7- 171/3  171/3- 181/2  181/2- 193/4  193/4- 203/4 
2 Circumfer. 6" below knee 123/5-134/5 134/5 - 15 141/6 - 153/4  153/8 - 17 161/2 - 181/8  175/8 - 191/8 1817/8 - 203/8 

*7 = black, *8 = titan,
+6=right, +7=left




  • Medially affected osteoarthritis of the knee

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