dj Orthopedics to Hold 2002 Second Quarter Results Conference Call on August 1, 2002

July 24, 2002

SAN DIEGO, Jul 24, 2002 (BW HealthWire) -- dj Orthopedics, Inc. (NYSE:DJO), a designer, manufacturer and marketer of products and services for the orthopedic sports medicine market, today announced that the Company will release 2002 second quarter financial results after the close of market on August 1, 2002. Les Cross, dj Orthopedics' president and CEO, will be
hosting an investment-community conference call beginning at 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time on Thursday, August 1, 2002, to discuss those results and answer questions.

Individuals interested in listening to the conference call may do so by dialing 888/802-5691 toll free within the U.S., or 706/634-0177 for international callers. A telephone replay will be available for 48 hours by dialing 800/642-1687 toll-free within the U.S., or 706/645-9291 for international callers, and entering passcode 4857452.

The live conference call also will be available via the Internet on the investor relations section of the Company's Web site at, and a recording of the call will be available on the investor relations section of the Company's Web site for 14 days following the completion of the call.

About dj Orthopedics, Inc.

dj Orthopedics is a global orthopedic sports medicine company specializing in the design, manufacture and marketing of surgical and non-surgical products and services that repair, regenerate and rehabilitate soft tissue and bone, help protect against injury, and treat osteoarthritis of the knee. Its broad range of more than 600 existing products, many of which are based on proprietary technologies, includes rigid knee braces, soft goods, specialty and other complementary orthopedic products and its recently introduced line of surgical products. These products provide solutions for patients and orthopedic sports medicine professionals throughout the patient's continuum of care.

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dj Orthopedics, Inc.
Les Cross, CEO
Vickie L. Capps, CFO

Investor Relations Contacts:
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Bruce Voss (bvoss[at]lhai[dot]com)
Jody Cain (jcain[at]lhai[dot]com)