Braces are can be used for sprains and strains as well as joint pain, arthritis and fractures.
A common treatment for sprains and strains, braces are also frequently used to treat joint pain, arthritis and fractures, as well as for post-surgical care. Choosing a brace is not ordinarily a “do-it-yourself” job. Because there are many different types of braces for each area of the body, it is best to allow your physician to recommend the one that best fits your needs and provide proper instructions on how to use it.
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