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Knee Injuries

How to Use a Knee Immobilizer

A knee immobilizer is a type of brace worn on the leg to lock the knee in extension and prevent motion of the joint. According to...

Knee Braces for Osgood Schlatter Disease

Osgood-Schlatter disease, according to the American Academy of Orthopedic surgeons, is inflammation of the patellar tendon, where ...

About Meniscus Healing

When you hear the dreaded words “torn knee cartilage,” your doctor is probably referring to the meniscus in your knee....

Swelling of the Knee After Exercise

The knee is a large joint that supports the weight of your body whenever you are standing, walking or performing almost any other ...

Knee Ligament Stretches

Your knees are shallow joints, stacked between your shins and upper legs, that will benefit from stretching exercises to keep them...

Knee Braces to Limit Hyperextension

Knee hyperextension injuries can create a painful and temporarily debilitating situation for athletes and exercise participants of...

Left Knee Hyperextension

Hyperextension of your knee is when it is extended or straightened too far, resulting in a knee injury, like a ligament sprain. De...

Knee Giving Out When Bending

Your knee may look like a simple structure from the outside, but on the inside it's a joint that's made up of many compone...

Pros and Cons of an Open Patella Knee Brace

Knee injuries are a common hazard in almost every sport. Like other major joints, knees combine several bones, muscles and ligamen...

Ways to Stay in Shape With a Torn ACL

The anterior cruciate ligament, or ACL, is one of the four main ligaments that support the knee. The ACL crosses the front of the ...
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