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Knee Support Sleeve
Knee & back taping: Physiotherapists and patients use many different types of tapes and bandages. Adhesive, non-stretch (rigid) sports tape is generally the most appropriate to restrict undesired knee mobility or improve spine posture. (for knee or spine strapping 38mm is usually the most appropriate size). This should always be used in combination with hypoallergenic tape as an underlay, such as fixomull. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Please advise if it's okay to wear a knee support while working out in gym, even if your knee is not hurting?
It's ok.: But why would you wear it if your knee does not hurt? It may limit your range of motion with certain exercises. ...Read more
I have issues with my knees that i find it difficult to knee and come up without supporting my knees,what could be the cause?
Needs to be checked : It needs to be checked by your Doctor or an orthopedic specialist. If there is history of an injury it may be related to a torn meniscus and weakness in Quadriceps muscles of the affected knee. If no trauma it may be due to OSteoarthritis. Or another medical condition . We don't know your age etc. Consult your Doctof or an Orthopedic Doctor as you may also need Physical Therapy to strengthen quad ...Read more
My knee popped and gave out. now swollen, pain, cant support much weight. Hard to bend/straighten. Can it heal in 3 weeks? I have a musical to be in
Orthopedics : You shoukd,have it evaluated in person by an orthopedist. ...Read more
When i jump off my left leg my knee doesn't seem supported and i can't jump as high, it just gives out a bit i guess. What could it be
Tendon/Meniscal: Have you seen a doc for this? It could be a number of things depending on the history (for eg. Was there any trauma? Any fevers/rash? Does the knee ever lock? Is there any pain?). Most likely a tendon or meniscal injury. The best imaging technique is an mri, however a physical exam may reveal the diagnosis. ...Read more
Swollen knee for a week. Can't squat or bend my knee won't support it. Pain. No injury i didn't fall noticed the pain getting off couch week ago?
Dancer for 13 1/2 yrs now have constant low level knee pain(High pain tolerance)have tried supports &a braces but don't help they make it worse! Help?
A year i dropped a metal shelf on my knee and since it's been severe pain daily. I can't straighten or bend my leg fully or support my weight, ideas?
Knee stabilization: Exercises include straight leg lifts, laying on your back, and on your side as a good way to start. Then typically the exercises progress to focus on vastus medialis, quadriceps and hamstring strengthening. Avoiding leg extension exercises with weight that start below 30 degrees flexion at the knees, ( this includes squats) as these can stress the joint. ...Read more
Confirmed ligament tear in my left knee. Using knee support. Please advice any medicines for faster recovery. No prominent pain luckily.
Which ligament?: Please provide more information; which ligament was torn? Mcl? Acl? There is no medicine that will help this heal but sometimes anti inflammatories are used initially to help with pain and inflammation. But if you have no pain i would not recommend taking any medication. Please provide more details. ...Read more
I'm a runner and currently am recovering from knee pain on my inner side of my knee. Would wearing a knee support prevent recurring pain in the futur?
I broke my left leg and was put on a knee immobilizer but it doesn't seem to want to stay put what else can I so to support the broken leg ?
The o+ diet states that we should not take msm. As a cyclist I need to take nutrition for joint support specifically for my knees.I haven't come across a product that doesn't contain msm. What can be taken for joint support that doesn't contain msm?
Scam: Please don't take offense. You are smart. You are an athlete. This special diet based on your blood type nonsense is a cynical, perennial scam to target people who know just a little bit of medicine. It's totally made up. Throw the garbage away and keep exercising -- the fact that you're physically fit will do you a lot more good than phony diet advice. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Fell off of truck. Knee buckled. Won't support my weight. Hurts! can't see dr until tomorrow. On fluoxetine. What OTC pain med can I take?
I elevated my foot for a week straight(foot surgery)&now have pain on the inside of my knee.My knee wasn't supported,could this be why my knee hurts?
Yes it could be: I would imagine it will go away you can try rubbing mineral ice or Ben gay for few days... ...Read more
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