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Could a knee brace help relieve the pain from a torn meniscus?

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Dr. Payam Rafat
Podiatry

In brief: Have it evaluated.

Different knee conditions may need different types of treatment.
Have your knee evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment for your condition.

In brief: Have it evaluated.

Different knee conditions may need different types of treatment.
Have your knee evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment for your condition.
Dr. Payam Rafat
Dr. Payam Rafat
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Dr. Kim Fagan
Sports Medicine

In brief: Yes

A knee brace can help relieve some of the discomfort of a torn meniscus.
A simple hinged brace will limit your range of motion and by that measure limit the pressure you place on the meniscus. There are also more customized braces designed to unload the side of the knee with the torn meniscus. These are referred to as unloader braces. Off the shelf and custom fitted models are available.

In brief: Yes

A knee brace can help relieve some of the discomfort of a torn meniscus.
A simple hinged brace will limit your range of motion and by that measure limit the pressure you place on the meniscus. There are also more customized braces designed to unload the side of the knee with the torn meniscus. These are referred to as unloader braces. Off the shelf and custom fitted models are available.
Dr. Kim Fagan
Dr. Kim Fagan
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