Knee Brace after surgery

Patient : Hi, i am being put to sleep to have my leg straightened or to see if it will just go straight, will they put a knee brace on to keep it straight?
Doctor :   You have not stated the condition that prevents your leg from being staright. However, if surgery or other manipulation is required to straighten the leg then usually a brace of some sort is used to keep it in plcae until healing has occured. A simple brace may be all that is required or there may be need to use a proper cast.

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