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Old 02-20-2013, 01:39 PM   #21 (permalink)
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What a bummer, but it could be alot worse. What sort of restrengthening type exercises do you do for it ?
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Old 02-20-2013, 07:30 PM   #22 (permalink)
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What a bummer, but it could be alot worse. What sort of restrengthening type exercises do you do for it ?
I don't know. Throughout my time at PT they had me with several different therapists, each with their own programs and exercises they thought I should be doing.

What worked best was working with the strength bands hooked to my ankle and doing side kicks, both inward and out, front kicks, and back kicks, all with a stiff, locked, knee. Then they had me squeeze a ball between my knees and do hack squats. I could really feel the difference in my knee after a few weeks. But pretty much they tried like 20 different exercises and picked the ones that didn't cause me any pain.

Going in to this season I felt much stronger than I did last year. But I am still dealing with some pain and weakness. I just ice and take ibuprofen if I feel pain or swelling after I ride and it gets me through a few days of riding pain free. Our season ends late March/early April so I plan on taking a few weeks off from activity to let it heal up. Rest is def priority in the healing process.
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Rehab needs to be monitored by someone in person.
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Old 02-22-2013, 10:22 AM   #24 (permalink)
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I don't know. Throughout my time at PT they had me with several different therapists, each with their own programs and exercises they thought I should be doing.

What worked best was working with the strength bands hooked to my ankle and doing side kicks, both inward and out, front kicks, and back kicks, all with a stiff, locked, knee. Then they had me squeeze a ball between my knees and do hack squats. I could really feel the difference in my knee after a few weeks. But pretty much they tried like 20 different exercises and picked the ones that didn't cause me any pain.

Going in to this season I felt much stronger than I did last year. But I am still dealing with some pain and weakness. I just ice and take ibuprofen if I feel pain or swelling after I ride and it gets me through a few days of riding pain free. Our season ends late March/early April so I plan on taking a few weeks off from activity to let it heal up. Rest is def priority in the healing process.
yea, thats my plan..stick it out til the season ends and then rest it big time
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Rehab needs to be monitored by someone in person.
thank you so much for your valuable knowledge. ive been taking it easy on the knee as much as possible.
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Hey so I realize you're not doctors and all, but i don't have the time for a doctor anyway - have any of you guys experienced pain and tightness in the back of your knee? I ride regular and the back of my right knee has been getting pains on and off in the back as if it is stretching or has a tightness to it. i ride at 12,-9 and am wondering if maybe ducking out my stance might help some. ive read about baker's cysts and i really cant tell if thats what im dealing with or not. im worried about (knock on wood) really injuring my knee if i keep riding like this, but at the same time, i dont want to stop.

i bought a knee brace today to help stabilize it from side to side as i think ive been loading up alot on my back knee and putting pressure on the inside of it. i honestly dont know if its helping or hurting.

Do you ride goofy? I have the same issue especially when riding some of the long cat tracks on the mountain. It is part of a bigger issue.
I am sure if you saw a physio you may find you have IT band, hamstring or patella tracking issues caused by one or a few other muscles. You should at least go check it out with a professional. They can give you some relief and set some exercises to help prevent it.
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I don't know.
What worked best was working with the strength bands hooked to my ankle and doing side kicks, both inward and out, front kicks, and back kicks, all with a stiff, locked, knee. Then they had me squeeze a ball between my knees and do hack squats. I could really feel the difference in my knee after a few weeks. But pretty much they tried like 20 different exercises and picked the ones that didn't cause me any pain.
Vastus Medialis Obliquus (VMO) exercises. They can benefit every snowboarder. Anyone who has had an knee injury more than likely has had to work this muscles strength back up.
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well i dont ride goofy but it does sound like something similar..ironically the only time i really DONT feel it is when im riding and my knees are loose and bent.
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