Placed subcutaneously alongside the knee joint, the UKU incorporates advanced biomaterials designed to provide a clinically beneficial 13 kg (30 lbs.) of unloading. Importantly, the UKU absorbs excess joint load rather than transfer load to otherwise healthy areas of the joint.
The UKU has successfully passed rigorous durability testing, including simulated use testing, load testing, and material biocompatibility testing.
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