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A 26-year-old female asked:

i have runners knee & am wondering if there's an effective but minimal brace to wear both knees when running that helps w/ knee tracking?

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Dr. Edward Hellman
Orthopedic Surgery 29 years experience
Yes and no: There is a fairly minimal knee brace known as a patellar sleeve that can potentially help if your symptoms are related to patellar maltracking. One of the more common causes of knee pain is called TFL syndrome, related to a tendon that runs down the lateral thigh and inserts on the lateral knee, and braces don't help too much with that, but taping and stretching can.

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Last updated Mar 23, 2016

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