A 43-year-old member asked:
am i supposed to wear a knee brace during rehabilitation excersises?
1 doctor answer
Dr. J.Milo Sewards answered
20 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Not necessarily: It depends on what injury you are trying to rehabilitate. The use of knee braces is controversial, with no solid evidence regarding their use. Most surgeons will use a post-op brace to protect the knee during the early post-op period, but rehabilitation exercises are designed to restore motion and strength with a low risk of injury, even without a brace.
Answered on Mar 11, 2016
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