TREATMENT FOR KNEE PAIN
Braces, Supports and Orthotics for Knee Pain
There are a number of different types of braces and supports, from Ace wraps and neoprene sleeves, to hinged and specialized braces. Your provider will help determine the appropriate device for you. You may also benefit from wedges or foot orthotics in your shoes to help align the leg and reduce stress on the knee.
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