LifeSmart Physiotherapy Clinic carries braces that are off-the-shelf or custom-made.  LifeSmart physiotherapists can provide consultations to help you choose the right product for you.

Braces can be a good complement to physiotherapy rehabilitation, because it helps to restrict movements that can make your injury worse.  They are most common for treating injuries such as:

  • Tennis and golfers’ elbow
  • Wrist sprains / ligament tear
  • Ankle sprains / ligament tear
  • Knee sprain  / ligament tear – ACL, PCL, MCL, LCL
  • Low Back pain
  • Various thumb/finger injuries – skier’s thumb
  • Various knee injuries – patellofemoral pain syndrome, jumper’s knee, meniscus tear


Custom-made braces are fabricated based on precise measurements taken.  They are made to address specific dysfunctions, such as kneecap mal-tracking, post-operation, chronic sprains etc.  Because they are custom-made, the brace provides advanced support for joint instabilities, and often preferable for return-to-sports.  It is also superior for people who experience knee pain from osteoarthritis.
Custom-made braces are fully covered by most extended health insurance plans.

Visit us or call us today to ask how SmartLife custom bracing can help you achieve your personal best!