FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
HOW DO I CHECK MY ORDER STATUS?
You can check on your order status by entering your order number, email address, and billing zip code below or by logging into your account. Your order number was sent to the email address you used to place the order. Order statuses and shipments are typically updated within 24 hours.
WHAT PAYMENT METHODS DO YOU ACCEPT?
We accept Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover. We do not accept checks or cash when receiving orders placed by phone or on our website.
HOW DO I APPLY A COUPON CODE?
BetterBraces.com will periodically offer special discounts and promotions to our loyal customers. To take advantage of these promotions simply enter the Coupon Code that accompanies the offer into your shopping cart or during checkout prior to payment. Some discounts will be shown immediately from your shopping cart and throughout the website and special discounts such as shipping promotions will be calculated during checkout prior to payment. Cold Therapy prescription orders do not qualify for discounts or promotions.
WHERE DO YOU CHARGE SALES TAX?
BetterBraces.com charges sales tax in California and Indiana only.
HOW DO I CANCEL MY ORDER?
After your order has been placed and confirmed, your order begins to process and you cannot make any changes to your order online. To change or cancel your order prior to shipment, contact Customer Service. Please note that most orders process quickly and can enter the shipping process within minutes. If your order has already entered the shipping process, it cannot be changed or canceled.
WHAT IF I PUT IN THE WRONG SHIPPING ADDRESS?
It is the customer's responsibility to provide an accurate and valid shipping address. Insufficient or incorrect information regarding your shipping address (e.g. street address, city, state, zip or postal code, etc.) may cause your order to be returned.
Orders that are returned to us due to invalid addresses provided by the customer require an additional shipping fee to be reshipped.
DO YOU HAVE PRODUCT WARRANTIES?
At BetterBraces.com, our return policy is congruent with industry standards, with some products enjoying extended guarantees. Our custom-made Defiance brace comes with a limited lifetime warranty, while other rigid braces carry a one-year warranty. Defiance limited lifetime warranty covers only the latest brace revision. Our products have a limited warranty from the date of purchase (see table below) against defects in materials and workmanship. Normal wear and tear during the usage of a product is not considered a defect. Pictures and/or return of the product for inspection can and will be requested for all Warranty claims before a replacement item will be issued.
|Armor, Legend and 4Titudev||12 months||n/a||n/a|
|Associated soft goods*||6 months||n/a||n/a|
|Softgood||6 months||6 months||6 months|
|Elastic||6 months||6 months||6 months|
|Walker Boots||6 months||6 months||6 months|
|Neoprene/Drytex||6 months||6 months||6 months|
|Post-Op Bracing||6 months||6 months||6 months|
|Cold Therapy||6 months||6 months||6 months|
|Frame & Hinge||Lifetime||n/a||n/a|
|Associated soft goods*||6 months||n/a||n/a|
WHY ARE ONLINE BRACING PRODUCTS LESS EXPENSIVE THAN THE ONES PURCHASED IN A PHYSICIAN OFFICE??
When you purchase your brace online, there are certain services and benefits that you won't receive. Services that you will receive from your medical professional in the office but not from your online retailer may include:
- Assessing your medical condition to determine the most appropriate brace
- Measuring you to determine the appropriate brace size
- Assessing brace fit
- Billing your insurance company for the brace
- In person brace return or exchange if necessary
Comparing the cost of a device online vs. the cost of the same device provided in a medical professional's office is not a valid comparison. As the consumer, you have to decide what is right for you and consider the trade-offs. Sure, online products tend to be less expensive - but you also lose the important services and benefits outlined above. Please make your decision carefully and, when in doubt, consult your medical provider and insurance company.
DO YOU OFFER MILITARY DISCOUNTS?
We support our US Military and are proud to offer a special 10% discount on any order by active military men and women. The military services that qualify are: Army, Air Force, Marines, Navy, Coast Guard and Reserves. Please email service@BetterBraces.com for more information or to order.
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