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What Kind Of Knee Brace Do I Need
None.: There are no proven braces that help prevent knee injuries. However, we feel that a hinged knee brace may offer some support for the knee. Hinged knee braces can be found at most sporting goods stores. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What kind of knee brace should I use i till I have MRI for what my dr thinks is a torn lateral ligament or meniscus please?
I have Achilles tendonitis and i'm a dancer and me knee keeps popping out and i'm in tears should I wear a knee brace and if so what kind?
Yes: Try an elastic type first. That will give you flexibility and allow you to dance with minimal restriction. ...Read more
I have Achilles tendonitis and my knee keeps popping out and i dance and i'm like in tears sometimes should I wear a knee brace and if so what kind?
Microfracture: It depends upon the joint stability and the extent/location of the microfracture. Bracing or activity modification may help in the first 6 weeks, check with your orthopedic surgeon. ...Read more
What type knee brace would you suggest for a torn meniscus I've had surgery to fix it yet I still have a lot of instability issues?
Hinged brace + PT: The best braces to decrease the chances of having instability episodes are hinged knee braces. Even with these braces, however, you may still experience instability. Your best bet to decrease these episodes is to begin a focused exercise protocol to strengthen your quadriceps, hamstrings, and hip abductor & adductor muscles. I often prescribe physical therapy for these injuries. ...Read more
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