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Knee brace/support.

Hello.

I am after some form of knee support/brace. Does anyone have any experience with these. I want something for walking which is comfortable and not sweaty.

Thanks.

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  • Mike1Mike1 Posts: 454 ✭✭✭

    I would suggest contacting an Occupational Therapist for help/advice as there are so many variations out there and you need one that actually helps rather than hinders.

  • frogmortonfrogmorton Posts: 25,115 ✭✭

    Quoted a bit from versus Arthritis info on knees it says

    "....Some people find that knee braces help. You can buy knee braces from sports shops and chemists, but you should speak to your doctor or physiotherapist first, as they might be able to provide braces or recommend the best one for you."

    This is the whole article

    https://www.versusarthritis.org/about-arthritis/conditions/osteoarthritis-of-the-knee/

    Love

    Toni xxx
  • Iv used a lot of knee support and braces over the years. Some help, some don't. Some offer short term relief. Most supports and braces roll or slip down a lot. The only brace iv had which hasn't slipped is an ossur unloader brace supplied by the NHS. These are a couple of hundred pounds to buy but luckily free from NHS. Physioroom.com have a wide selection of supports and braces. Hope this helps
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