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Hinged Knee Brace For Mcl Sprain
After having acl/mcl surgery how long should I continue to wear a knee brace while engaging in physical activity?
Ask Surgeon: This is a decision your surgeon should address since every case is unique. Only your surgeon knows how extensive the damage was and what had to be done to correct it. Some will recommend at least light compression indefinitely after the surgery while sometimes it is only a few weeks or months. ...Read more
The medial collateral ligament (MCL) is a wide band of tissue (a ligament) that runs along the inner side of each knee, connecting the thighbone (femur) to the shinbone (tibia), to help stabilize the knee joint. The MCL's main purpose is to prevent knees from bending too far ...Read more
Many options: Depending on the condition some treatment options may include rest, ice, compression and elevation, bracing, injection, pain medication, anti-inflammatory medication, physical therapy, and surgery. Have it evaluated and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I sprained my knee and was given a knee brace. Would a smaller knee brace and or ace bandage be as affective so I can work in.
I sprained my knee and was given a knee brace how long do I or should I wear the knee brace before my muscles may not shift any more?
Don't Depend On It: Depends on how bad the sprain was. Ideally,you try to move the knee right away,slowly and gently at first then progress more as you improve, cutting back with any problems.It's been shown that early rehab is best in the long run.So for the first 2-3 days,take it easy, after that, start flexing and extending the knee a few times a day, then start walking without it a few times a day, increase daily ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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 .
I've a non-hinged knee brace. Immobilization means I shud not move my leg at all or I shuldn't walk wit that leg? walking with crutches is ok or not?
Walk some not much: you have a knee immobilized. The purpose is to rest. You can walk to care for yourself but you want to rest and heal. Use common sense. ...Read more
I fell on ice and saw my doc and said it's a bad sprain on my right knee and said to buy a knee brace what kind would be good to get?
Can complete tear of ACL be cured without an operation. By undergoing physiotherapy and using hinged knee brace?
ACL Tear: Cured no, asymptomatic yes. Therapy including strengthening of your hamstrings may give you a "stable" knee during activities of daily living. If you are still athletically active you may have instability moments during fatigue or certain motions which may put other structures of the knee at risk. Best to discuss all the options with your orthopedic surgeon. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I believe I have a hamstring sprain, behind my knee, which I have been treating with rice. However, knee stability is weak. Knee brace good idea?
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