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                 Ortho Lower Size Guide
    1 Rolyan® Low Cost Small Round Tape Measure
This circumference measuring tape is of great use in a wide range of applications. From paediatrics to overweight patients or those at risk of thrombosis. With automatic roll up suitable for measuring head, limbs and body.
• Measuring range: 15-200cm • Graduations: 1mm 091429216
Helpful tips for finding the proper support size for your patient
    Waist circumference.
Measure around the middle of the waist.
Hip circumference.
Measure around the largest part of the hips.
Thigh circumference.
Measure around the middle of the thigh muscle, or the widest part of the thigh.
Knee circumference.
Measure around the knee. Instructions might state with knee slightly bent.
Knee above and below measurements.
The top tape represents 51/2˝ above mid-knee and the lower tape represents 41/2˝ below mid-knee. *Please note the distance above and below may differ by style of brace and instructions will specify where to take the measurements.
You then measure around that portion to obtain the proper circumference.
Calf and ankle circumference.
Top measurement is the calf circumference and the bottom measurement is the calf circumference.
Ankle joint circumference.
Measure around the joint from top of the ankle to under the heel.
    The Knee Joint
Cruciate ligaments
Stablises the femur on the tibia.
• Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) prevents the
tibia from rotating and sliding forward.
• Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) prevents the
PCL tibia from rotating and sliding to the rear. Collateral ligaments
Support the medical (MCL) and lateral (LCL) sides MCL of the knee joint.
Movement of the Foot and Ankle Joint
Patellar ligament (dotted lines)
Connects the knee cap to the tibia. In jumper’s knee, this ligament is partially ruptured).
Cartilage of the knee joint located between the femur and the tibia. Medical meniscus lies on the medial plateau and the lateral meniscus lies on the tibial plateau.
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