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Dr. Zubin Khubchandani
25 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Stretching is better: Stretching of it band is preferred over bracing.

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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pietro Seni
47 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Yes: Most likely the popping is due to a condition call patella chondromalacia.Braces will help is the patellas are tracking laterally.Only specials x-ray ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
54 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
First thing is 2 get: a firm diagnosis. Get in 2 C a sports medicine, fellowship trained orthopedic surgeon & find out what is wrong . often requires hands on xam &am ... Read More
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Dr. David Leszkowitz
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A 30-year-old member asked:
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Dr. Amir Khan answered
27 years experience Sports Medicine
Possibly: Check with your doctor. Be careful wearing anything too tight which may cause compression of the extremity. If you are on a blood thinner then your do ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bernard Bach Jr
42 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
None.: a brace or sleeve over your knee, will only irritate the IT Band worse, from the direct compression. Usually, IT Bands respond to stretching.
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Behrooz Behbod
8 years experience Public Health
Questions for you: Do you have any swelling, redness or locking? May be as a result of a dancing injury, such as a torn meniscus.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Ferguson
19 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Many are: Braces such as off-loading braces for arthritis and braces designed to stabilize the acl are better than over the counter braces. Custom braces are fi ... Read More
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A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Milam
24 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Bracing : Unfortunately, bracing can not change the alignment of your legs.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brian Chimenti
27 years experience Sports Medicine
For some: It is helpful for some people but not all. Works best in combination with other treatments, especially if there is some degree of patella maltracking ... Read More
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