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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Trettin
32 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Several: There are several very good brace manufacturers. Really depends on what your knee 'problem' is... If you have an ' acl - deficient knee' breg and don- ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Grutter
21 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Depends on diagnosis: Knee braces are used for many reasons such as patellar tendinitis, acl deficiency, mcl injury prevention, knee arthritis, and patellofemoral pain. Ea ... Read More
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Dr. Payam Rafat
21 years experience Podiatry
Many best braces: Each brace is indicated for a different purpose. Each has their strengths and limitations. You will need to be evaluated by a professional to get th ... Read More
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
53 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Depends on why R U-: -wearing the brace. Only Ur orthopedist can tell U as there R so many reasons a brace is used 4. Fractures, sprains, ligament tears & post op. rec ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Not enough info: Why are you supposed to be wearing it in the first place?
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bernard Bach Jr
41 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Stability.: Many knee braces have hinges, to make up for any ligamentuous laxity one may have. Others are merely sleeves, that may help the tracking of the kneeca ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Bailie
30 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Comfortable: anything under the brace thats comfortable or nothing at all if the brace fits well
A female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
See details: Then you should have the knee evaluated if the pain is not improving 2-3 weeks after the injury. See an orthopedist. An MRI may be needed.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Payam Rafat
21 years experience Podiatry
Ask your doctor: The answer to you question can vary depending on you exact condition. Have you knee professionally evaluated and ask your doctor when and for how lon ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Krivchenia
39 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
What position??: I believe that all linemen should wear hinged knee braces. For ball carriers, the use of any brace may slow down one performance and would probably ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bernard Bach Jr
41 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Dont sleep with it.: In general, if you are using a knee brace just for a little support or comfort throughout the day, you should take it off to go to sleep, so that you ... Read More
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