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Will I have to wear a knee brace all of the time if I have a knee arthroplasty?

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Dr. John Ayres
Orthopedic Surgery
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In brief: No

The goal of knee replacement surgery is to create a pain free and stable knee.
If the surgeon cannot restore ligamentous stability, you may need a brace. This is possible but rarely occurs.

In brief: No

The goal of knee replacement surgery is to create a pain free and stable knee.
If the surgeon cannot restore ligamentous stability, you may need a brace. This is possible but rarely occurs.
Dr. John Ayres
Dr. John Ayres
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Dr. Barry Waldman
Orthopedic Surgery - Reconstruction

In brief: No

It is very rare to need a brace after knee replacement.

In brief: No

It is very rare to need a brace after knee replacement.
Dr. Barry Waldman
Dr. Barry Waldman
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