Diary of a knee injury

Diary of a knee injury

Started by NellyPS in Ski Chatter - 117 Replies

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Daleroberts
reply to 'Diary of a knee injury'
posted 07-Feb

Great thanks what kind of brace do you use?
www  I USED TO BE VERY INDECISIVE BUT I`M NOT TO SURE NOW!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

NellyPS
reply to 'Diary of a knee injury'
posted 08-Feb

daleroberts wrote:Great thanks what kind of brace do you use?


I'm not sure of the brand without looking, but i know it had supports down each side of my knee. Donjoy are a well known recommended brand for good support though so maybe start there

Wanderer
reply to 'Diary of a knee injury'
posted 11-Feb

If anybody needs inspiration, check out this documentary by Red Bull TV on Lindsey Vonn's recovery from a very severe knee injury! To come back from such a severe injury and win more World Cup races was an extraordinary achievement.

https://www.redbull.com/int-en/tv/film/AP-1K5EHGNBN2111/lindsey-vonn-the-climb

Peteb58
reply to 'Diary of a knee injury'
posted 11-Feb

Well for those with a knee injury there always hope. I had a partial knee replacement in July 2018 and skied in Austria for 6 days in January just gone. After lots of "will it hold up" thoughts I have to report it was brilliant. No pain and held up great, even a few tumbles and no problems (snow was rather deep in lech/Zurs lol). Going to Canada on 23rd Feb and after years of pain I can say I am really looking forward to it being pain free. I really hope your recovery goes well

Daleroberts
reply to 'Diary of a knee injury'
posted 17-Feb

Thanks Pete and wanderer
It's been a bit of a slog but hopefully I can get s few hours in each day. Fingers crossed.
www  I USED TO BE VERY INDECISIVE BUT I`M NOT TO SURE NOW!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Irma
reply to 'Diary of a knee injury'
posted 18-Feb

My son skied last year with a donjoy brace following a knee injury. He had a bad ACL injury however skied all week on all levels including blacks. He's now had his ACL replaced with a hamstring graft and going forward will always wear a brace to ski.

Topic last updated on 18-February-2019 at 21:10

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