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Offline Happyface82

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Brace useful for arthritis?
« on: March 28, 2016, 02:31:49 PM »
Anyone has had any luck? I have Grade 4 arthritis on my right knee. Constant pain but like to keep active.

Would a brace help? If so, what kind?

Thank you!

Offline mulberrysdream

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Re: Brace useful for arthritis?
« Reply #1 on: July 20, 2016, 06:48:23 PM »
Look into Unloader braces.

I've got pretty severe OA in the medial area of my right knee, and the unloader was a real lifesaver before i got a Meniscus Transplant and OATs and has been a MAJOR lifesaver in my recovery from the surgery. I still wear it.

Ossur is the brand that I have. I also got a custom made CTI-Unloader, but i find the regular unloader does a better job.

Hope that helps :)
Right Knee-
MT Menisectomy, Chondroplasty, 10/16
MT Repair, Chondroplasty, Clean out+ BMAC/PRP7/16
Meniscus Transplant & OATs 8/15
Notchplasty,Osteophyte Removal,Prep for MT/OATs 7/15
loose body removal, menisectomy- 4/15
Menisctomy, loose body removal1/14
Lateral Release08
Meniscus Repar 07