4 Technologies to Boost Recovery After Knee Surgery

Recovery after knee surgery has come a long way in past decades. In addition to new surgical techniques, new recovery technologies can help  you to return to normal activity more comfortably and as quickly as possible. While it’s not possible to completely avoid all pain, discomfort, and inconvenience, new technologies have made knee surgery recovery […]

Types of Knee Braces

1. Prophylactic (Knee Sleeve, Patellofemoral, Hinged) 2. Rehabilitative 3. Functional (Hinged, off-the-shelf, custom) 4. Unloader/Offloader (off-the-shelf, custom) A knee sleeve may be used to increase general warmth to the area, provide compression, and enhance balance. It is a soft fabric (neoprene), slip-on device generally used for knee pain. If used with a raised pad (either […]

Knee Bracing Purpose

There are many purposes of bracing a knee and they vary as widely as the designs of the braces themselves. In general, braces are used for comfort, support, protection, and/or injury prevention. The design of a brace depends upon the function that it will serve. Some braces are simply a sleeve designed to slide over […]

Crippling Knee Pain – What to do?

Crippling Knee Pain – What to do? Susan Locke, M.D., Healthnetwork Medical Director Knee pain is one of the most common musculoskeletal complaints that bring people to their doctors. Pain can be acute (immediate) or chronic (long term). This article will give an overview of the causes, symptoms and treatment of acute knee pain. Fractures […]

Golfer’s Elbow

Golfer’s elbow is a condition that causes pain where the tendons of your forearm muscles attach to the bony bump on the inside of your elbow. The pain might spread into your forearm and wrist. Golfer’s elbow is similar to tennis elbow, which occurs on the outside of the elbow. It’s not limited to golfers. […]

The top reasons why you should wear a knee brace when biking23

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