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Posts tagged Knee brace
Beginners' Guide to ACL Injuries: Bridging the Gap

If you went to physical therapy after surgery (which is what should have happened), what were you able to do when you were discharged? What did your physical therapist consider as reasons for you to be discharged? Did running out of insurance visits play a role in the end of PT for you?

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Beginners' Guide to ACL Injuries: Phases of Healing and Rehab

Let’s say you or someone you know has torn the ACL. From reading “How Gender and Contact Influence Injury”, you may even understand why the injury happened. Then there was a surgical reconstruction to give you, or that someone you know, a new ACL. From reading “Surgical Interventions”, you may even have a better understand of what procedure was done. So after all this, what do you do next? And how long is it going to take?

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"I Wear A Brace, But It Still Hurts" Part 2: The Knee

At RTP Elite, we love the knee! Without them, we would all walk like penguins. In athletic humans, the knee is the second most commonly injured part of the body. Most people who have knee pain will turn to a brace to help reduce the pain and keep them in the game.

There are many people who have knee pain just below the knee cap (patella), have had a knee cap dislocation, or have been told their knee cap does not track properly; these are all reasons people will choose to wear a brace. The most common braces worn by athletes are a patella strap, a patella/knee support brace, or a compression sleeve.

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