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Thibodaux, LA
A 18-year-old female asked:

How do i brace a knee that is knocked kneed? a brace is uncomfortable when walking. diagnosed with chrondromalacia patella 3 yrs ago.

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Dr. Rick Pospisil
Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
Vagus knees: Not very well. . Your knock knee deformity adds to keeping the patella subluxed and there hastens the wear ( chondromalacia) . You can try getting them tapped by an experienced knee physiotherapist
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Last updated Dec 10, 2015


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