From my experience as an Orthopedic surgeon, I have found that patients often have trouble identifying which products are best for their specific Orthopedic issues.
I have compiled a list of products for you which I feel are the best quality and value for a variety of orthopedic conditions.
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This is a compressive knee sleeve which is safe to wear during exercise. It provides gentle support and compression. This brace may provide a sense of stability for patients who have had previous knee surgeries ACL, meniscus, or cartilage surgeries. The brace would also be useful in individuals who have early to moderate arthritis to help prevent swelling.
This brace is best for the initial management of a variety of knee issues, including:
The brace has a hinge which allows for the range of motion to be adjusted as time progresses.
Calcium and Vitamin D are very important for osteoporosis prevention and fracture healing.
This product contains the correct daily amount of Calcium and Vitamin D as recommended by the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons and multiple high level research articles.
Women aged >65 (take indefinitely)
History of recent fracture (take x 3 months)
Voltaren Gel is a topical anti-inflammatory, which is rubbed on to painful areas. This works best for pain located near the surface, such as in conditions like tennis elbow, anterior knee pain, or deltoid or back pain due to shoulder issues. This product is a NSAID, but is absorbed through the skin and is low risk for patients with kidney disease, gastric ulcers, or on blood thinners.
These resistance bands are great for shoulder strengthening at home. Resistance band therapy is ideal for rotator cuff strengthening. These can be used with my home shoulder physical therapy sheet.
Disclaimer: I have not personally used or tested all of the products recommended. It is from my experience and knowledge of Orthopedic Surgery, that I give my best recommendations. Users should follow the instructions provided by the manufacturers. I do not receive royalties from any of the products, but as an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases.
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