How To: Utilize knee braces and knee supports

Utilize knee braces and knee supports

Did you know that there is a difference between knee support and knee braces? Knee braces are great for stabilization, while knee supports have hinges and much stronger. Learn how to treat sports injuries with knee apparatuses in this diet and health how-to.

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Adjust knee sleeve to fit
Make sure calf or thigh is not tight
Put center of brace in middle of patella

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Mike Vera is an athletic trainer the Roger Clemens Institute at Memorial Hermann Hospital. The Clemens Institute is the largest, most comprehensive medically based sports program in the Southwest.

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