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Donjoy: Motion is Medicine

Wednesday, 6 September 2017  |  Paul

At Health and Care, we only stock brands that we can trust and DonJoy is no exception. The leading healthcare company has been enabling its users to regain the joy and comfort of natural motion for over 30 years. Its sturdy, state-of-the-art medical devices allow you to live life to the fullest without compromising your level of comfort. Read our blog to find out more about the brand.

From the Garage to the Track

It's difficult to imagine that DonJoy was founded in a garage in 1978, but that's exactly how the journey began. The company was formed by the Philadephia Eagles' offensive line captain Mark Nordquist and local lawyer Ken Reed. The name was an amalgamation of their wives' names: Donna and Joy. The first few products they designed were simple sleeves made from pieces of neoprene that were sewn together and pulled over the knee, ankle and elbow joints for support. It was only in 1980 that DonJoy really took off with the introduction of an off-the-shelf rigid knee support device called the "four-point knee brace."

From their humble beginnings, the company have since acquired several other companies, including Aircast and Procare. In 2006, the company's name was changed to DJO Incorporated to better reflect the broad range of product lines it provided. Since then, the company has been purchased by the Blackstone Group and merged with another Blackstone-owned company. The combined company has changed the orthopaedic device industry virtually overnight with its unrivalled offering of rehabilitation, pain and physical therapy, and surgical reconstructive implants.

Prescribing Motion

At the heart of DonJoy is the idea that healing and wellness is created through natural motion. The company believes that every one of us can take control of our healthcare and choose a healthier path. The products they sell are testament to this core idea and focus on addressing four common relief points: pain, alignment, strength and stability.

But these points don't just help relieve pain and allow you to take control of your health. DonJoy's solutions provide you with cost-effective, non-addictive treatment options that actually get to the heart of the problem rather than simply relieving pain associated with the condition.

Indestructible Protection

Far from their neoprene roots, DonJoy now create products with uncompromising strength that offer injury protection. One of their most popular products is the DonJoy Armor Professional Knee Brace with Fourcepoint for individuals who lead active lives. The brace protects those who dare to challenge their own boundaries. This is particularly useful if you suffer from ACL instability or if you play contact or extreme sports.

Another popular DonJoy product is the DonJoy IMMO Sling and Swathe, which helps immobilise your arm and shoulder after surgery. The Sling and Swathe has been designed to be both practical and comfortable, providing the right level of support without irritating the skin.

DonJoy at Health and Care

At Health and Care, we also believe in treating the condition rather than simply dulling the pain. We have a range of different DonJoy products available for purchase, ranging from wrist supports to ankle braces. Whether you lead an active life or you're looking to get back on your feet after an injury, we have a product for you. Simply type "DonJoy" into the search bar at the top of the page or click here.

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