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The Use of Postoperative Bracing Following ACL Reconstruction by Mike Reinold Patient Expert Posted Wed 07 Jan 2009 6:02pm How often do you use an immobilizer after ACL reconstruction?  The January 2009  issue of American Journal of Sports Medicine is out and there a few interesting articles I wanted to feature.  The first of which discusses the use of knee bracing and immobilization postoperatively following ACL reconstruction using a hamstring tendon graft.  The ... Read on »
Cupertino CA Dentist Lists Three Benefits of Dental Braces by Randall LaFrom Posted Fri 24 Jan 2014 8:54pm Have you considered straightening your teeth to achieve your ideal smile? If so, there are several reasons to go ahead and opt for dental braces. To learn about these reasons, consult the following list provided by your Cupertino CA dentist , Dr. Randall LaFrom. Benefits of Wearing Braces They can lower the risk of tooth decay. Wh ... Read on »
TLSO brace: personal hygiene tool by Donna Peach Patient Expert Posted Tue 08 Dec 2009 12:00am When you get a TLSO brace, you are very limited in bending or twisting. That, after all, is the point of the brace: to restrict your back movement. Whatever the reason is for your wearing the brace, the effect is the same: you will be unable to maneuver your body like you did without the brace. Before you can really absorb how this affec ... Read on »
What is Invisible Braces? by Just Ask Posted Fri 25 Nov 2011 11:05pm Lately, “Invisible Braces” seem like the in-thing nowadays. You can probably spot them on advertisements, magazines and even your children are talking about it! So, what exactly are “Invisible Braces” and what can they do for you and your children? What are “Invisible Braces” Since time immemorial, braces are often associated w ... Read on »
Porcelain Veneers: Instant Braces. by Just Ask Posted Tue 21 Feb 2012 10:04am Hi, how is your 2012 so far? Mine is great! I am pleased to share with you my 2012 first article that has just been published. The magazine is available in bookstores since 17 feb. Please feel free to email me your feedback and questions. Some called it “Instant Braces”. Are you suitable? Recently, one of my clients showed me a pho ... Read on »
When can my child start braces? by Just Ask Posted Tue 15 Nov 2011 11:14pm As requested by readers, this is the FULL text of the latest dental article released this month. I have put it up here for your reading pleasure. Please read on: When can my child start braces? Seeing a smile on your child’s face is one of the most gratifying things about being a parent. But keeping that smile healthy and beautiful req ... Read on »
Am I Too Old For Braces? by Just Ask Posted Thu 22 Aug 2013 10:20am No one is too old for orthodontic ( braces) treatment. In fact, 30% of patients are now adults, who undergo braces for many reasons. Some to improve the appearance of their teeth and others to correct bite problems. Braces have come a long way in the last 20 years and with the use of very light wires, discomfort is now minimal. Also, m ... Read on »
Square Thoughts About The Balance Brace by derrick m. Healthy Living Professional Posted Fri 13 Aug 2010 6:17am Lay down, Sally, and rest you in my arms. Don’t you think you want someone to talk to? Lay down, Sally, no need to leave so soon. I’ve been trying all night long just to talk to you. – clapton In Greenland rolling an essential technique, and the foundation of a variety of rolls is called the balance brace.  This little maneuver is ... Read on »
New AFO Brace by Lee Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Mon 22 Sep 2008 8:32pm Today I got my new AFO brace. It is much different from my last one. The one on the left is the first one and the one on the right is my new one. The new one has an open heel and is hinged at the ankle and rests at a less than 90 degree angle which allows my foot to move. The first brace did not allow my foot to move. Unfortunately that " ... Read on »
Radventures in Upgrading by Diana D. Patient Expert Posted Thu 04 Jun 2009 11:19pm Today marked my first Radventure in shopping for upgrades. In case you missed it, I'm working on tiny tweaks to make my eating and self-care a bit cleaner and healthier. I will use up the food and body products that I have, but they will be replaced with healthier alternatives, where appropriate. One great habit that I have in place already is to ... Read on »