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Old 10-19-2012, 08:33 AM   #13
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Default Re: Why don't offensive linemen wear knee braces?

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Originally Posted by Darkstorm05 View Post
Because braces work by limiting movement. That's why it's beneficial to an injured knee...it doesn't allow full range of motion, and provides resistance to help protect it. There's already an over the knee brace design that provides almost no resistance, and is very light weight. You probably know it by it's common name...pants. Anything more effective than pants will limit mobility.
Yes, braces are designed to restrict the type of movement that God did not intend in the human knee.

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