NONMECHANICAL EFFECTS: Sleeves showcase softer side of knee pain management

By Jordana Bieze Foster Less may be more when it comes to knee bracing in some patients with knee osteoarthritis (OA) and patellofemoral pain (PFP), according to studies of soft knee braces presented in May at the 2017 ISPO World Congress in Cape Town, South Africa. Research from the University of Central Lancashire in the UK analyzed the biomechanical effects of a soft brace in four patients with mild knee OA and 10 controls during a step-down task.

By Jordana Bieze Foster Less may be more when it comes to knee bracing in some patients with knee osteoarthritis (OA) and patellofemoral pain (PFP), according to studies of soft knee braces presented in May at the 2017 ISPO World Congress in Cape Town, South Africa. Research from the University of Central Lancashire in the UK analyzed the biomechanical effects of a soft brace in four patients with mild knee OA and 10 controls during a step-down task.

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NONMECHANICAL EFFECTS: Sleeves showcase softer side of knee pain management