Knee Braces Reviewed

There are many kinds of knee brace and applications.  From generic sized to custom fit knee braces or supports.  Many may experience knee pain for lots of different reasons.

In this post, we’ll discuss knee supports used for acute knee injuries.

MCL strain or tear, Meniscus tear, or ACL or PCL tear – Hinged knee brace is used


Patella dislocation or Patella subluxation – Patella stabilizing knee brace with or without hinges.  If associated with other ligamentous injury use with hinges


Patella tendon tear or Quadriceps tear – go to the hospital!


For chronic knee pain or patellofemoral syndrome a knee band or knee strap can be used.  Recommend a compression knee sleeve or patella stabilizer knee brace

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