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When you think knee surgery recovery, a water bottle isn't often at the forefront of your mind.  However from the time you're actually faced with limited mobility, it's one of the first things you will need. Keeping hydrated not only helps you heal, it's essential to just about every bodily function. That's the simple reason why you can go much longer without food than you can without water. So you're thinking: "ok water is important, I get it ... but what should I look for in a water bottle?"  For one, you'll need something that will stand up against knocks,...

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Solgar has packed a lot into these tablets! Containing glucosamine, chondroitin, MSM, HLA and Hydrolyzed Collagen Type II, this supplement has a very well-rounded nutrient profile for joint health.   These ingredients address joint health in different ways: Glucosamine and Chondroitin both provide glycosaminoglycans (the structural materials required for healthy cartilage) and promote mobility, range of motion and flexibility. HLA (hyaluronic acid) is an integral component of synovial fluid and articular cartilage. MSM (Methylsulfonylmethane) provides a natural, bioavailable source of sulfur - an important mineral that supports healthy collagen, connective tissue and joint cartilage. The reason why this brand caught my...

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So after my knee surgery to correct a torn MPFL thanks to a lateral patellar dislocation, I got the DonJoy Patella J Knee Brace. This is an excellent brace for patella tracking issues, particularly if there is lateral instability. Thing is it’s quite bulky and if you need to wear it under, let’s say a well tailored suit pants, you’ll have a problem. Enter the Don Joy Webtech Short Knee Brace … This little brace caught my eye for two reasons: It’s pretty low profile It comes with an option for an undersleeve which could come in handy when keeping your...

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