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Offline rosewilson

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plumbo knee brace
« on: October 04, 2003, 09:43:07 PM »
hi i have had this brace for one day its made by donjoy
it has two straps over it and in one day the 20-30 knee buckles the same so tell me why do I have this brace on.
pt start next week will that be a factor. :-/
« Last Edit: October 04, 2003, 09:44:43 PM by rosewilson »
unstable pella-oct 3,2003
knee poping for 10 years.can forcast the rain and cold
wear plumbo brace

Offline dm

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Re: plumbo knee brace
« Reply #1 on: October 04, 2003, 11:03:52 PM »
Without more information, it would be difficult to comment. I have found that if it is not tight enough, or the right size, it will make no difference.  If your knee buckles, do the hinges lock? It's possible you could need a brace where you can lock or unlock the hinges, depending on what you're doing. I really don't know.
ask your therapist. they're supposed to know something about bracing too.
multiple arthroscopies 2/00,3/01,6/01,1/03, 12/07,10/10. chondromalacia, severe medial joint space narrowing following 3 partial menisectomies, chronic pain problems, kneecap problems, OCD lesion, failed mfx.

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Re: plumbo knee brace
« Reply #2 on: October 05, 2003, 01:18:20 AM »
I second that, also if its not in the exact right place over your kneecap its going to allow the knee to do it own thing failing to support it
21 yrs. old..Right knee injury. Ligament Recon 6-21-01, 2 LR's 3/02 & 9/02
TTT 11/08/02, patella and ligament recon 5/03
Recently dx with OA, Having hardware removed and knee scoped on 6/24/04