Your patellofemoral knee joint plays an important role in your everyday life. This joint is crucial for movements such as climbing stairs, walking up a slope, running, standing from seating, and many other daily tasks.
A compression knee brace is a sleeve worn around the knee joint. Also known as a compression sleeve or knee sleeve, this product can be worn for added stability, protection, and pain relief. Other benefits of this brace include added warmth and increased proprioception, which is the body’s awareness of itself.
There are many types of arthritis. The most common type of arthritis is osteoarthritis. This disease can occur in multiple parts of your knee, such as the kneecap and one or both sides of your knee. One of the most prevalent forms of osteoarthritis occurs in your kneecap, which is a part of your patellofemoral compartment. This form of osteoarthritis is called patellofemoral arthritis.