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Have a possible torn meniscus, does a knee brace help til surgery?

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Dr. Michael Granberry
Orthopedic Surgery

In brief: Some

A serious knee brace helps people with an unstable knee prevent further knee damage until surgery is done.
For just the meniscus tear, some people are more comfortable in a brace, but it's not "helping" the problem. That being said, it's not hurting either. Some of my patients like them, but i would not recommend paying a lot unless your knee has torn ligaments, .

In brief: Some

A serious knee brace helps people with an unstable knee prevent further knee damage until surgery is done.
For just the meniscus tear, some people are more comfortable in a brace, but it's not "helping" the problem. That being said, it's not hurting either. Some of my patients like them, but i would not recommend paying a lot unless your knee has torn ligaments, .
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