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Metal Knee Braces
Feels tight behind knee cap on lt. leg. Feels like metal knee brace on sides of knee, and femur pushing down hard on tibia. Knee cracks when turning.
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Do lateral unloader knee braces create more pain, when first starting out wearing them? I am experiencing pain on the medial side now.
Yes, quite common: Unloader braces need to be fitted to each individual knee by a person knowledgeable in technical aspects of fitting such braces. Pain on the medial side, can, nonetheless, be a common complaint. Remember, the premise of such braces is to transfer load from one side of the knee to the other (does not negate load). In addition, if the now loaded side of the knee is also damaged, pain may increase. ...Read more
My knee feels like it moves outwards when I walk. It feels loose. I've had knee issues before but this is new. Are braces helpful? What could this be?
Popping knees w/some pain & grinding @ the topswhen i walk. Good xrays & minimal pain, but popping constant. Would knee braces help? I do pt. I'm 25.
Many are: Braces such as off-loading braces for arthritis and braces designed to stabilize the acl are better than over the counter braces. Custom braces are fitted to the patient and are engineered to perform a specific task. Over the counter braces are ok for simple sprains, contusions, etc. ...Read more
Are knee braces good to help with chondromalacia patella? I don't see many people recommending them.
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