Snowboarding Forum - Snowboard Enthusiast Forums - Reply to Topic
Thread: To wear, or not to wear a knee brace 6 years after surgery Reply to Thread
Title:
Message:
Trackback:
Send Trackbacks to (Separate multiple URLs with spaces) :
Post Icons
You may choose an icon for your message from the following list:
 
   

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the Snowboarding Forum - Snowboard Enthusiast Forums forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in









Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



  Additional Options
Miscellaneous Options

  Topic Review (Newest First)
01-16-2011 04:00 PM
mrjimyjohn id say ride a couple of times and see how it feels. if its really alot better without it then go ahead, but if it were me id still use it... id rather be unable to do grabs than not be able to ride at all
01-16-2011 12:23 AM
Jeffksf Whatever gives you the most confidence and makes you comfortable on the slopes. I did my ACL back in 2000, I wore my Donjoy the following season then dropped it the next year altogether.
01-15-2011 10:43 PM
IceColdSnow
To wear, or not to wear a knee brace 6 years after surgery

Title says most of it...


I've had two ACL reconstructions, and tore up a bunch of cartlige meniscus etc. about 6 years ago. Had surgery, been riding with a brace ever since. Got a new Dr that gave me the green light to ride with out the brace, but I've never really trusted Doctors due to some bad past experiences. I only use a knee brace for snowboarding.

To wear or not to wear.

I sure as hell can't afford to blow my knee again, but having the freedom to catch grabs again sounds awesome. I've also considered a new knee brace, which was why I was at the doctors office. My old townsend brace doesn't let me catch grabs like I used to. So I was looking for a new brace with a better range of motion for grabs.

Anythoughts?

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

 
Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.3
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome