knee braces

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just a thought , how many of us have had these knee or leg braces and what we do with them after when we dont need them , they are expensive to buy and we get them from the nhs , does any one know if they can be reused , there is nothing wrong with them ,just seems to me a waste of money , or would any one want to use 2 nd hand ones ,pretty sure that to recycle would be cost worthy  

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    I was never given a knee brace ..but I feel the same about the ice pack 

    the nurse said if you don't take it home it will be thrown away....surely they could be sterilised and reused

    it seems an expensive waste to me 


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    I was told I could keep mine. I have 2 sets and to be honest they wouldn't be fit for anyone's else's use as parts are damaged
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    I took mine into hospital on the day of my op; did nothing for me and physio said they only work if they are customer made.

    Anyway hospital were happy to have it back.

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