Types of Knee Braces for Support and Injury Prevention

Types of Knee Braces for Support and Injury Prevention

Source - Verywell Health

The use of knee braces in sports medicine is a controversial topic. Knee braces are used for a wide variety of problems and conditions. But do knee braces help?

Functional knee braces are designed to substitute for damaged ligaments. For example, a patient who sustains an ACL tear may be offered a knee brace to wear in efforts to allow certain activities without surgery.

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