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A 23-year-old female asked about a female:
If you have osgood-schlatter disease, what would be the best knee brace?
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
Dr. James Fergusonanswered
Pediatrics 48 years experience
Varies: Some should never use a brace and some may need a long soft compression brace. The difference is determined by the findings on exam and the duration of symptoms. Talk it over with your doc. Using a brace without the need can produce muscle wasting in the treated leg.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Looking for the best knee brace?
2 doctor answers • 4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Paul Grutteranswered
Orthopedic Surgery 24 years experience
Depends on diagnosis: Knee braces are used for many reasons such as patellar tendinitis, acl deficiency, mcl injury prevention, knee arthritis, and patellofemoral pain. Each brace is designed for a specific problem and the best brace for a specific person depends on what the brace is needed for.
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Last updated Apr 30, 2015
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