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Donjoy Fullforce Ligament Knee Brace
It depend: What kind tear you have level 1 tear may be you work out without abrace. ...Read more
Not sure if u have a lateral ligament or meniscus test, should I be wearing a stabalizing knee brace till mri?
What kind of knee brace should I use i till I have MRI for what my dr thinks is a torn lateral ligament or meniscus please?
I have a sprained knee ligament its been 2 weeks now & now when I walk my knee gives out I'm wearing a knee brace but that also bothers my knee .
3mm low grade partial tear at the femoral attachment ACL with mucoid cystic degenertion of the remainder of ligament. Can i wear knee brace?
Yes: However, with the changes in the ligament and the femoral attachment, you can still tear the ACL ...Read more
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. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Dont sleep with it.: In general, if you are using a knee brace just for a little support or comfort throughout the day, you should take it off to go to sleep, so that you don't constrict your circulation. If the brace is a ligament support brace for an injured knee, then your doctor may require you to sleep with it on. ...Read more
Not necessarily: It depends on what injury you are trying to rehabilitate. The use of knee braces is controversial, with no solid evidence regarding their use. Most surgeons will use a post-op brace to protect the knee during the early post-op period, but rehabilitation exercises are designed to restore motion and strength with a low risk of injury, even without a brace. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
A hole: There is an opening or a hole for your patella to be seen thru, like a window. In a closed one the brace is a solid piece and the patella is covered with the rest of the knee. ...Read more
My knee hurt after i workout do I knee a knee pad or a knee brace to stop it for hurting when i workout?
Any suggestions on the type of knee brace that should be bought for injuries and support related to knock knees?
What should I do, my knees hurt to much! I have to always wear a knee brace, and theyy always get fluid in them!?
See a Rheumatologist: Persistent or recurrent fluid in the joints should be evaluated. ...Read more
I have knee pain with extra build up at the bottom. Should I get a knee brace for it before my next basketball game?
I wear a knee brace cuz I have runners knee but my knee constantly feels like it wants to give out when i wear it. Why?
My knee has been hurting for a couple months now... (3-4 months), I stretch every morning and before I go to bed... Do I need a knee brace?
Ongoing knee pain: After 3-4 months, it's a good idea to see a doctor about the pain. The doctor will do an exam and make some recommendations for you. You may need a brace, or possibly some physical therapy to strengthen the muscles that support the knee and align the kneecap in the right place. If you are athletic, see a sports medicine specialist to help you get back to your sport quickly and safely. ...Read more
Several: There are several very good brace manufacturers. Really depends on what your knee 'problem' is... If you have an ' acl - deficient knee' breg and don-joy both make quality custom- fit functional knee braces.Best to see your orthopedic surgeon to see if you require a knee brace ... Then he or she can recommend one best for you. Best of luck! ...Read more