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Skiing with a knee injury

Poll Results: Have you ever skied with a knee injury?

This is a multiple choice poll
  • 33% of voters (1)
    Yes, in the past
  • 66% of voters (2)
    Yes, currently.
  • 0% of voters (0)
    No, never.
  • 0% of voters (0)
    No, I had a knee injury but I didn't ski with it.
3 Total Votes  
post #1 of 2
Thread Starter 

I have Osgood Schlatters in my left knee, which prevents me from going all-out on skis.  Who else has had experience skiing with Osgood Schlatters or any other knee injury?

post #2 of 2
I sprained my left knee three times this year with the severity increasing with each time; I would say this is my weaker knee after years of basketball and running and other sports. I guess the sprain progressed and affected my technique as I tired in mid-afternoon. So I got a knee brace (Shock Doctor w/Bilateral Hinges) and skied Saturday (Montage, PA) and Monday (Blue Mtn, PA) with two different groups of friends. Knee felt fine and held up pretty well until mid-afternoon yesterday, so I ramped it back to easy green cruising until quitting time. I really didn't notice the brace at all when I was actively skiing but it was a little annoying on the lifts. My knee feels sore today, but no pain. After my big trip to Sunday River and Sugarloaf in January, I have a shorter trip to Killington in two weeks for which I want to maintain my ski fitness and be sure my knee will be more fully recovered and capable of several days skiing in a row.
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