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Rebound®

with Functional HealingTM

The Rebound product family is built on decades of experience and designed to protect bone and soft tissue during healing. Through innovative technology, proven biomechanical approaches and partnerships with leading medical professionals, we strive to offer comprehensive and effective treatment options.

Within the Rebound family, we offer indication-specific products designed to optimize healing while maintaining function and mobility. These Functional Healing products incorporate Össur’s proprietary technology and are supported by clinically-relevant outcomes.

Functional Healing

Where mobility means recovery.

The Functional Healing seal identifies Össur Rebound products designed for indication-based protocols. It signifies a healing solution that helps enhance the body’s natural healing process while maximizing mobility. Watch our video on the Functional Healing DNA.

Clinical Research & Evidence

We've compiled every study related to our Rebound with Functional Healing products to showcase the efficacy and improved patient outcomes our products offer.

Rebound PCL Research

Multiligament Knee Injuries in Older Adolescents: A 2-Year Minimum Follow-up Study

Godin, J.A., Cinque, M.E., Pogorzelski, J., Moatshe, G., Chahla, J., LaPrade, R.F. | Orthopaedic Journal of Sports Medicine (OJSM), Sept 2017

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Paraskiing crash and knee dislocation with multiligament reconstruction and iliotibial band repair

Dean, C.S., Fernandes, O., Cinque, M.E., Chahla, J., LaPrade, R.F. | American Journal of Orthopedics (AJO), 2017

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Surgical reconstruction is a cost efficient treatment option for isolated PCL injuries

Owesen, C., Aas. E., Aroen, A. | Knee Surgery, Sports Traumatology, Arthroscopy (2017)

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Diagnosis and treatment of multiligament knee injury: state of the art

Moatshe, G., Chahla, J., LaPrade, R.F., Engebretsen, L. | Joint Disorders & Orthopaedic Sports Medicine (2017)

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The effect of a dynamic PCL brace on patellofemoral compartment pressures in PCL-and PCL/PLC-deficient knees

Welch, T., Keller, T., Ruben, M., Maldonado, R., Metzger, M., Mohr, K., Kvitne, R. | Journal of Experimental Orthopaedics, Dec 2017

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Recommended use of Rebound PCL in the rehabilitation of isolated and combined PCL injuries

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Quantification of functional brace forces for posterior cruciate ligament injuries on the knee joint: an in vivo investigation

LaPrade, R.F., Smith, S.D., Wilson, K. J., Wijdicks, C.A | Knee Surgery, Sports Traumatology, Arthroscopy (2014)

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A historical perspective of PCL bracing

Jansson, K.S., Costello, K.E., O’Brien, L., Wijdicks, C.A., LaPrade, R.F. | Knee Surgery, Sports Traumatology, Arthroscopy (2012)

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Posterior cruciate ligament tears: functional and postoperative rehabilitation.

Peirce, C.M., O’Brien, L., Griffin, L.W., LaPrade, R.F. | Knee Surgery, Sports Traumatology, Arthroscopy (2013)

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Acute isolated injury of the posterior cruciate ligament treated by dynamic anterior drawer brace: a preliminary report.

Jacobi M., Reischl N., Wahl P., Gautier E., Jakob R.P. | The Bone & Joint Journal, Sept 2010

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Rebound Cartilage Research

Weight-bearing and knee orthoses protocols following cell-based surgeries and structural transplants for tibiofemoral cartilage defects: an expert recommendation

Gavrailoff et al | American Journal of Orthopedics (2018) - approved with minor revisions, not yet published

Read Abstract | PDF available in May/June


Clinical outcomes after 5 Years on the femoral Condyle: A Prospective, Randomized Controlled Study Presenting MRI-Based and Effect of Accelerated Weightbearing After Matrix-Associated Autologous Chondrocyte Implantation

Wondrasch, B., Risberg, M.A., Zak, L., Marlovits, S., Aldrian S. | The American Journal of Sports Medicine (2015)

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Current concepts of articular cartilage restoration techniques in the knee

Camp, C. L., Stuart, M. J., Krych, A. J. | Sports Health: A Multidisciplinary approach (2013)

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Is valgus unloader bracing effective in normally aligned individuals: implications for post-surgical protocol following cartilage restoration procedures.

Orishimo, K.F., Kremenic, I.J., Lee, S.J., McHugh, M.P. & Nicholas, S.J. | Knee Surgery, Sports Traumatology, Arthroscopy (2013)

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A randomized trial comparing accelerated and traditional approaches to postoperative weightbearing rehabilitation after matrix-induced autologous chondrocyte implantation: Findings at 5 years

Ebert, J.R., Fallon, M., Zheng, M.H., Wood, D.J. Ackland, T.R. | The American Journal of Sports Medicine (2012)

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Continuous Passive Motion, Early Weight Bearing, and Active Motion following Knee Articular Cartilage Repair: Evidence for Clinical Practice.

Howard, J.S., Mattacola, C.G., Romine, S.E. & Lattermann, C. | Cartilage (2012)

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The effect of rehabilitation including the use of functional braces on knee function after arthroscopic treatment- Examination of patients with cartilage lesions of the knee.

Goto, M., Suzuki, K., & Shimada, T. | Journal of Physical Therapy Science (2008)

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How accurate is partial weightbearing?

Dabke, H.V., Gupta, S.K., Holt, C.A., O’Callaghan, P., Dent, C.M. | Clinical Orthopedics and Related Research (2004)

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Rehab protocol after microfracture for lesions of the medial or lateral femoral condyle <2cm2

Panel of American Orthopaedic Surgeons

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Comparison of compartmental force in the knee on a braced and unbraced surrogate leg model

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Continuum of Care Products

Our Rebound with Functional Healing braces work best when used with other related products during specific treatment protocols. Learn more about the entire continuum of care offerings below:

Post-Op Rehab

Rebound® Post-Op Knee

Functional Recovery

CTi®

Functional Recovery

Rebound® DUAL

Functional Recovery

Rebound® Knee Brace

Case Studies

Key opinion leaders around the world are incorporating Rebound Functional Healing products into their treatment protocols to improve patient outcomes. Read their full case studies below:

Rebound PCL Case Studies

Dr. Tobias Jung

Charité-University Medicine Berlin

39-year-old male patient with grade II-III PCL tear treated non-surgically with Rebound PCL brace and physical therapy.

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Dr. Tobias Jung

Charité-University Medicine Berlin

45-year-old female patient with isolated PCL tear treated with PCL reconstruction with autologous hamstring tendons.

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Dr. Christos Kondogiannis

Royal Melbourne Hospital St. Vincent’s Private Hospitals

24-year-old-male with right knee isolated high grade PCL injury treated non-surgically with Rebound PCL and physical therapy.

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Dr. Christos Kondogiannis

Royal Melbourne Hospital St. Vincent’s Private Hospitals

27-year-old male with ACL/PCL and MCL deficient left knee treated with autologous hamstring PCL reconstruction, autologous BPB ACL reconstruction and allograft LaPrade MCL reconstruction

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Dr. Robert LaPrade

Complex Knee and Sports Medicine Surgeon, The Steadman Clinic

24-year-old male injured during a tumbling landing with severe varus noncontact injury treated with double bundle PCL reconstruction, a complete anatomic posterolateral corner knee reconstruction and a medial meniscus root repair.

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Rebound ACL Case Studies

Dr. Thomas Stein

Executive Senior Physician in the Department for Sport Traumatology at Berufsgenossenschaftliche Unfalklinik Frankfurt am Main.

19-year-old female with acute femoral ACL rupture and osseous avulsion fractures of the medial and lateral posterior meniscus root treated with double transtibial root repair in combination with arthroscopic transfemoral ACL-refixation with additive transarticular augmentation.

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Dr. Thomas Stein

Executive Senior Physician in the Department for Sport Traumatology at Berufsgenossenschaftliche Unfalklinik Frankfurt am Main.

27-year-old-man with acute anteromedial knee instability with a complete tear of the ACL and complete tibial injury of the MCL and POL treated with two-ligament repair with arthroscopic transtibial ACL-refixation with additive transarticular augmentation and an open anatomic refixation of the superficial and deep layer of the MCL and the refixation of the POL.

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Rebound Cartilage Case Studies

Dr. Mats Brittberg

Professor, Region Halland Orthopedics at Kungsbaca Hospital, Sweden.

Two patients with cartilage lesions treated with temporary unloading.

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Dr. Peter Verdonk

Antwerp Orthopaedic Center, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at Antwerp University Hospital.

Female patient who underwent lateral subtotal meniscectomy seven years prior experiencing chronic pain at the lateral tibiofemoral compartment of the left. She was treated with a lateral meniscal allograft transplantation with bone trough.

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Dr. Matthew Provencher

Complex Shoulder, Knee and Sports Surgeon at The Steadman Clinic

47-year-old male with symptomatic medial femoral condyle cartilage defect in the setting of varus alignment, treated with high tibial osteotomy and medial femoral condyle osteochondral allograft.

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We are committed to partnering with physicians in order to best serve our customers. We are here to answer any questions and can connect you with your local Össur Representative.