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Offline morgan515046

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Knee Brace???
« on: September 13, 2005, 04:07:10 AM »
Hey everyone, I have been wearing a knee brace when I have been playing volleyball, well its pretty old and is starting to kinda fall apart. Do I get a new one?? I have one from Walmart but it doesn't fit me too well and is really uncomfortable. If I should get a new one what kind?? I assume that my OS will allow me to play basketball too and I kinda want it to last me for that. He said that he probably wanted me wearing one for about a yr. I don't go back to see him until Oct. 4th. Thanks for any replies.

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3/29/05 Track hurdle incident
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Re: Knee Brace???
« Reply #1 on: September 13, 2005, 06:36:16 AM »
Morgan, if you are unsure and can't wait until the 4th call him and ask with he recommend.
Good luck with your basket !!

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Re: Knee Brace???
« Reply #2 on: September 14, 2005, 12:22:38 PM »
Hi there,

I agree with Nettan. I would call and see what they recommend.

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Re: Knee Brace???
« Reply #3 on: September 14, 2005, 03:40:36 PM »
Some studies suggest the actual benefit to knee braces? I find it being more psychological for myself.........

Check with your doc!
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Re: Knee Brace???
« Reply #4 on: September 14, 2005, 04:14:54 PM »
hey morgan!

this is bekah...i used to be doodlebugrr
anywayzzzz id def. call your OS & ask him//his nurse about it.  ;)
i wonder what kind of brace he'll have you wear//
ok well
take care gurl!


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Re: Knee Brace???
« Reply #5 on: September 14, 2005, 04:25:04 PM »
Like the others have suggested, I'd make the phone call.  You may also be able to find the exact same brace you've got now (which I'm assuming was provided by your OS) at  I had lost weight and needed a smaller size, and found the same exact Donjoy at half the price on this website.

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