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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...
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Knee Braces for Osgood Schlatter Disease

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

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

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

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