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Archive for May 15th, 2012

What harm can come from wearing a magnetic knee brace?  Not much.  If you are wear a pacemaker, or if you are pregnant you should avoid magnetic fields.  Other than that, the problems associated with magnetic knee braces are few and far between.

Care needs to be taken where you store your magnetic knee brace.  Don’t put it in a bag with your laptop or cell phone or credit cards.  Any technology that can be adversely affected by magnets should not be in close proximity to your knee brace.

Some people develop rashes from knee braces but the skin problems are usually related to cleanliness, not an adverse reaction to the material the brace is constructed from.  A knee brace needs to be treated like a pair of socks.  How many times do you wear a pair of socks before you wash them?  A knee brace accumulates sweat, dirt, and dead skin.  They need to be cleaned regularly – like a pair of socks.