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How to figure out why i can't sleep with a knee support?

How to figure out why i can't sleep with a knee support?

It's bulky.: The size of the knee support may be making you uncomfortable when you try to sleep. The support may also be constricting your circulation in the leg. ...Read more

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What kind of tape should I use to support my knee and back?

What kind of tape should I use to support my knee and back?

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 more

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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?

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

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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?

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?

Cartilage problem: This may be a current problem, like in intoned arrangement of some sort internal to the knee. Your valuation is going to need imaging and possibly an MRI to clarify the changes. You need to discuss with your physician. ...Read more

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Sometimes I have a short loss of support in my knee?

Sometimes I have a short loss of support  in my knee?

Instability: This is likely due to internal derangement in the knee. Either meniscal tear or acl tear. I recommend you see an orthopedist for evaluation. ...Read more