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How To Protect Your Knees And Still Play Sports

Posted by admin on January 22nd, 2012 filed in Prevention

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Do you like to play sports but you are wondering how you are going to protect your knees? Read on, we have some great things for you to think about…

Definition of the word “protect” in this article: To add stability to the knee and to help reduce knee pain.

Our knees are vulnerable to injury because they are in an exposed position… Using a well designed knee brace can be great to help protect you knee from a future injury because of the stability that it can provide. Moreover, they can also help you if you need to help stabilize your knee because you are currently having some pain issues.

If you play contact sports, such as football, a well designed knee brace can really help protect you from being hit from the side, forcing your knee into an unnatural position. When you get hit from the inside, or outside of your knee, you can suffer an ACL tear, MCL tear, or meniscus tear (if not all of the above). This can end your season very quickly.

- One interesting point is that some football players refer to their legs as their money makers, and if your knee is hurt, then you may just be bankrupt!

If you suffer an injury because of an excessive forward to backward movement, then knee supports can help protect you as well. If the knee brace has a hinge, many times this hinge can help eliminate excessive forward to backward movements.

For other sports such as running, basketball, soccer, or skiing for example, you have some different challenges, especially because these are non contact sports. One thing does not change though - If you need to help protect your knees because you will be doing some quick stopping, starting, jumping or landing then a knee brace may become your new best friend. We all like to think that we will be able to control ourselves and resist an injury of some kind, but the high speed at which you play these sports may jeopardize your knee very quickly.

One of the best things for you to consider while playing sports is to consider getting a well designed knee brace. We suggest that you go to a brace specialist and not someone that can not discuss the knee at any depth. There are too many salesmen online that have only read the label on the knee brace and then ship you the brace after you purchase it. Please be careful.

By: Daniel Sims

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    It can also be done manually on a chiropractic table. Often the pain may extend below the knee to the foot
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