What is a hinged knee brace used for and what is it
Hinged knee braces are used to protect the ligaments on the inside (MCL) and outside (LCL) of your knee. They can also be used for meniscus, ACL, PCL and general instabilities of your knee joint and capsule. We have a wide selection of hinged knee braces available on our store site if you need one. Please free free to contact me if you have any further questions. http://www.hat-trick-sports.com/shop/knee-brace-support http://www.hat-trick-sports.com/blog/articles/types-of-knee-braces/
Hinged knee braces are used for people who suffer from medial or lateral instability of the knee as well as anterior or posterior cruciate instabilities and meniscus injuries. The price of hinged braces will differ depending on your taste. Go to http://www.braceshop.com/productcart/pc/HINGED-KNEE-BRACES-c35.htm for details.
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