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Offline thommo404

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Knee Brace advice
« on: November 24, 2017, 08:14:08 PM »
Hi All,

Without going into all of the background and boring everyone. Letís just say after 4 surgeries and now almost 7 years since the injury Iím chasing down a knee brace. My left patella subluxes to the medial side(yes I know thatís rare but it does).

Does anyone have any advice on a knee brace that will assist in keeping the patella tracking correctly but also provide some unloading assistance.

I have tried a number of different ones like the neoprene donut ones etc but no luck as yet. I am a police officer so need to have something that will let me continue in my job. I have been told I need a replacement but at 39 Iím too young.

Any help?!!?

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Re: Knee Brace advice
« Reply #1 on: November 25, 2017, 01:32:29 AM »
Physios or specialist companies that provide custom braces would be the best place to start. Maybe find a Donjoy or Ossur supplier. There are other manufacturers too. Might cost a reasonable amount for a custom brace but sounds like itíll be worth the outlay to get something tailored
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