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Old 01-12-2011, 12:32 AM   #1 (permalink)
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I went out to shred tonight and noticed I've been having some strange knee issues. I don't necessarily have pain, but my left knee feels really weird.

I'm thinking my issue is that I ride goofy and have Flow bindings. Because of the low lift chairs where I ride, I have to keep the highback down. Because I have to keep it down, when I push to and from the lift, I have to push in front and as an ex-skateboarder I'm used to turning my foot to the forward position to push.

Every time I go out, it feels increasingly worse all the time. Anyone else ever had an issue with pushing like this?

It's pretty stupid, I admit. I guess I'll just have to mentally prevent myself from turning my knee. If you've had any knee issues, do you think a brace would impede my abilities on the hill? No matter what the issue and knee discomfort is, it's not enough to prevent me from going out.
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Old 01-17-2011, 04:19 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Where does the knee hurt?

I actually got taken out getting off a chairlift and twist my left knee (I ride goofy so it wasnt attached), Now im out for a month to two months. Anyways, Ive twisted some of my patella ligaments, above and below the knee cap.

Go to a doc, get a referral for physio or something. Knee problems can only get worse, if you got a torn meniscus that can be pretty bad manggg.
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Old 01-18-2011, 04:05 AM   #3 (permalink)
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Only way a brace is going to impede you is if you do some weird acrobatic move that I'm not aware of... I'm goofy and wear a sports brace on my left knee... because I had some weird ass disease Oshgoodslaughters or some shit.. so it's fucked up... but I do japans and shit with no worries.
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