time for a new TLSO braceby
After a year of wearing my TLSO brace, it is showing some wear and tear. The shoulder... after I smooth them out after wearing the brace. I am wondering whether my insurance will cover the new brace...
Let’s Talk About….Wonky Kneesby
the wear-and-tear arthritis.
Tornminiscus: The meniscus is a curved piece of cartilage in your knee, which can be torn if the knee suffers a trauma.
Many athletes wear braces or splints on their knee...
'Knee'ding Some Adviceby
Ronnie is struggling with his braces and crutches. He has said many times that he wants to walk, and because of that, I ordered the full hip to foot braces and a set of crutches. But as therapy...
Question from a reader: MCL Tear and What To Do?by
which is why, usually after a Grade III tear, you end up in a brace that really doesn't let your knee move much. Also, I'm.... Some of these cells will land where they're supposed to, somewhere in the ligament or attached to the torn ends...
or torn may never really heal on their own, because they don't have adequate blood supply as compared to a muscle. Take it easy and avoid the jogging. Wearing a knee brace should help while your exercising...
Tear it Upby
So my knee is torn up. Quite literally. My softball injury has led to my MCL being fully torn and my ACL being partially torn. Common medical wisdom is that ACLs don't heal...
just the "be careful and don't pivot" kind.
Normally a torn ACL doesn't heal and pivoting sports are not very likely... surgery if the knee is stable.
My MCL is definitely torn but he also thinks it may be a 2 or 2.5 and not...
cyst (but not likely), tendonitis (but not too likely), torn cartilage, or a torn TFCC ligament.... Now I get to start paying on mine.
He told me to wear a brace except when I sleep (but I took it off to post...shhhh...