A female asked:
any suggestions on the type of knee brace that should be bought for injuries and support related to knock knees?
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Orthopedic Surgery 29 years experience
Unloading: Yes. The scientific name for "knock knees" is genu valgum. There are braces known as "offloading" braces that can help with the increased mechanical load placed on the inner knee. If it is severe, a high tibial osteotimy is another option that is pretty successful.
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