Doctor insights on:
Patella Tracking Knee Brace
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
Can it hurt you if you run with a patella strap/knee brace? Even if i don't have tendonitis now but did in past
Patellar brace with-: A doughnut in it to keep the patella reduced in its place, preventing it from dislocating again. ...Read more
I work in a place with a lot of stairs, I have patellar tendonitis, should I wear a knee brace? And if so what kind should I get?
Ive had knee cap issues for 3 years now where my left knee cap slides slightly out of place my doctor told me to wear a knee brace but it doesn't help?
Second opinion: Perhaps you need a different type of knee brace. You may need to change your activity while you are wearing a brace. Physical therapy may be beneficial to strengthen the muscles around your knee. Discuss your dissatisfaction with the results of the brace with your doctor and explore other treatment options, or consider getting a second opinion from an orthopedist or sports medicine doctor. ...Read more
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.
Compartment syndrome: Get an immediate orhtopedic evaluationGet a more detailed answer ›
I went to the orthopedic np for knee pain. My MRI and x-rayshowed patellar tilt and hematoma. Treatment suggested:knee brace/warm compress. Should i go to a sports med or an orthopedic md for second opinion?
Need good exam: If the tilt was the only problem, fixing the mechanics that caused it would be the first step. In most athletes, this is working on the quad to hamstring strength ratio and strengthening the gluteus medius (many accidently over strengthen the itb/tfl, the other hip abductors, which can worsen the problem). Reasonable to start with non-op sports med, and if hematoma needs to be drained, see ortho. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I am an exotic dancerMy left knee gave out during a pole trick. Patella popped off track. not swollen but hurts on the inner side 4 days later?
- Talk to a doctor live online for free
- Knee brace for chondromalacia patella
- Patella stabilizer knee brace
- Patella strap vs. knee brace
- Ask a doctor a question free online
- Best knee brace for meniscus tear
- Knee brace for obese person
- Knee brace for meniscus injury
- Knee brace
- Talk to a orthopedic surgeon online for free