A Case for the Brace: A Critical, Comprehensive, and Up-To-Date Review of Static Progressive Stretch, Dynamic, and Turnbuckle Braces for the Management of Elbow, Knee, and Shoulder Pathology
"The most commonly followed SPS knee brace protocol was one to three sessions per day which lasted from seven to nine weeks ... The SPS brace reported a mean increase in ROM of 31°. ... The SPS studies reported the greatest response to flexion improvement with a mean increase of flexion by 22°. ... Based on the most current literature available, the authors highly recommend the use of SPS for the elbow, shoulder, and knee. Static progressive stretch bracing has an easy patient protocol, a short duration of use, and excellent outcomes."