Features August 2019 Issue

Brace Yourself Against Knee Osteoarthritis

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Brace Yourself Against Knee Osteoarthritis

Which braces and orthotics can offer relief for knee osteoarthritis?

"The goal with orthotics is to make sure your foot is moving in the best way it can so your knee isn't getting more force than it should," says Lorring. There are a wide variety of shoe inserts and heel wedges that you can buy in a drug store or online. You can also get them custom made or save some money and get semi-custom ones. Like with shoes, you need to get inserts and wedges that are specific to your needs.

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