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Arthritis

Question
Posted by: | 2018/09/18

Q.

i have constant knee and ankle pain

My knee and ankle often cause me quiet a bit of discomfort and pain there both also prone to giving out and hyper extending to prevent hyper extension i wear support braces i have injured both my knee and ankle repeatedly and I'm concerned about that ruining my joints if i wear my braces to much

Expert's Reply

A.

Arthritis expert
- 2018/09/26

The braces are unlikely to do damage but the muscles around the knee will become weak over time.

You should see a physiotherapist and engage in exercises to strengthen the quadriceps muscles.

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