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Archive for June 29th, 2011

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Instant pain relief.  Ask any certified orthotist and they will say the same thing.  The majority of patients who try on a knee brace for osteoarthritis will experience an immediate reduction in pain.  The three point pressure system acts like a fulcrum.  It is a biomechanical solution to a biomechanical problem.

These are prescription orthopedic devices that need to be measured for and fit by a certified orthotist.  Sometimes these braces are fit by sales representatives, sometimes they are fit by athletic trainers, physical therapists, and even cast technicians.  DO NOT LET AN UNCERTIFIED PERSON FIT THESE DEVICES ON YOUR LEG.  Just because a person is a health care provider does not mean they are certified to fit knee braces for osteoarthrits.  These knee braces do a lot of work, if applied incorrectly a knee brace for osteoarthritis can do more harm than good.

These knee braces work.  They work best when prescribed by a physician, and measured and fit for by a certified practitioner.