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Push Braces care Knee Brace £69.99
Introducing the new and improved Push care Knee Brace.
There are 4 reviews with an average rating of 4.75
Patrick from UgandaOwner16 January 2016 15:33
Best knee brace I have ever owned. I have battled knee pain for many years and have used all types of knee braces. This is the first knee braces to satisfy me, they hold firmly and painlessly, stay in place whole day and do not hinder your movements. You literally forget you are wearing them. I am honestly happy with the Push Braces care Knee Brace.
Mike from SwitzerlandOwner18 February 2016 18:19
This brace provides excellent support. Without it I struggle to walk up stairs, with it I'm managing to undertake some fairly serious snow-shoeing. If you have knee problems it's certainly worth a try...
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A flail chest occurs as a result of a trauma to the chest, leading to at least 3 ribs becoming fractured or broken, close together, with pieces of bone detaching from the chest wall. These segments of bone start to move independently of the chest wall and in the opposite direction because of lung pressure. The damaged rib cage prevents the lungs expanding fully, in this area.
Ribs surround and support the chest, protecting the organs in the thoracic cavity, the heart and the lungs. It forms part of the respiratory system, allowing inhalation and exhalation. The human body has 12 pairs of ribs (24). The space in between the ribs is known as the intercostal space.
The first seven pairs are true and attach to the costal cartilage and the sternum. Ribs 8, 9 and 10 are referred to as false ribs, and they attach to the costal cartilage of the sternum and the last 2 are floating ribs.
A flail chest is a life threatening condition and medical treatment must be sought immediately if damage to the rib cage is suspected. If fragments of bone are left floating around the chest cavity they could potentially damage the heart and lung tissue.
Flail chest is a common cause of death in the young and the old.
It is vital that medical treatment is sought immediately to prevent the condition becoming life threatening. A chest x ray will help identify a flail chest. Further evidence of a flail chest can be identified through bruising to the chest and punctured blood vessels.
As patients with flail chest are susceptible to pneumonia and complications arising from damage to the lungs and heart, medical treatment focuses on trying to prevent these from developing.
Sophia Cross, BA (Hons) MA