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Can u suggest a leg brace to staighten my leg out?

Can u suggest a leg brace to staighten my leg out?

You need to see doc: Instead of trying to be diagnosed and trtd over the net, you need to be checked by a doc. Inability to straighten leg out, if acute, could imply a fracture. Long-term inability to straighten a leg out could indicate a contracture due to a neurological disorder. You need to go see a doc for proper diagnosis and treatment, as causes are broad. Net is not the place for this. Wrong trmnt can harm. ...Read more

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Dr. Gregory Moneta
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Braces (Definition)

They are used in orthodontics. The braces are put onto the teeth at precise anatomical locations, and wire runs through the braces and brings teeth into proper alignment. This is a very short answer for a very ...Read more


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CRPS L foot. Meds, physio, steroid injections. PM specialist suggests leg brace to help walking. How does this work?

CRPS L foot. Meds, physio, steroid injections. PM specialist suggests leg brace to help walking. How does this work?

Stabilizes it: Uncertain what the major issue you have. Is it pain and swelling, is it foot drop, there are a lot of considerations in making this advice. I would ask your physician to clarify this for you. ...Read more

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Is there a brace for bow leg adult?

Yes.: If the problem is arthritis, there is a brace that can be very helpful. It's called an Unloader Brace, made by many different manufacturers. Ask your orthopedic doctor about it. ...Read more

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What type of brace is used for bow leg?

What type of brace is used for bow leg?

Medial Unloader: A Valgus producing medial joint unloading brace is often tried to decrease compression load across the medial ( inside) aspect of a varus ( bowlegged) knee. These braces work best to dynamically unload medial aspect of knee while ambulating or walking. ...Read more

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Can I wear AFOs or leg braces while doing some cardio workout?

Can I wear AFOs or leg braces while doing some cardio workout?

Yes: As long as it does not interfere with your balance or put you at risk for injury including blistering or chafing. You may need to modify what cardio exercises that you do or cross train. If you have specific concerns discuss then with your doctor. ...Read more

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What is the latest technology for a brace for a leg weekend by polio?

What is the latest technology for a brace for a leg weekend by polio?

Amazing devices: Here is where you may have to do some research, and perhaps even travel. There are now electronically triggered braces that respond to minimal muscle twitches in long damaged muscles to support contractions. These are being used at sw medical center in dallas and also at ucla in los angeles. Contact your local neurologist and get a referral. ...Read more

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In stroke recovery what do leg braces do?

In stroke recovery what do leg braces do?

Many things: The braces are used to maintain alignment and prvent contractures. Also maintain stability when rehab is initiated. ...Read more

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