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Offline pauldfc

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Knee Brace and swelling
« on: May 03, 2006, 08:34:25 PM »
I have a swollen knee, and i wear a Knee brace for everyday duties. the swelling doesnt seem to be going down atol, could this be because of the heat inside the brace. Has anyone had similar problems?
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Offline smiley196

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Re: Knee Brace and swelling
« Reply #1 on: May 03, 2006, 09:09:43 PM »
The brace will actually help control swelling because it compresses it, leaving it less room to swell. Have you tried icing your knee at the end of the day? That would always be good too!
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