do you have knee problems? - Page 3 - Snowboarding Forum - Snowboard Enthusiast Forums is the premier Forum on the internet. Registered Users do not see the above ads.
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 11-27-2012, 12:35 PM   #21 (permalink)
SnowRock's Avatar
Join Date: Feb 2011
Location: NW NJ via NYC
Posts: 213

Originally Posted by gjsnowboarder View Post
Bummer man, that sure sucks!!! I'm sure he told you this, but be carefull getting air born, especially with flat landings. I do know that you can ride with a blown out ACL and torn miniscus, I did it for a little over a month. Definitely try to get get an upgrade brace that will help out both the miniscus and ACL. If anything the Miniscus is the most worriesome part to damage further. They can't exactly replace those. I would probably look at a lot of swimming and low impact exercises like biking. Did he give you a list pre-hab exercises? I know that with my first knee surgery I did a month of pre-hab prior to the surgery to try and lessen the impact of immobility after the surgery.
Definite bummer. Yeah the meniscus is probably the biggest concern.. considering I have already had a trim once. Also probably the source of most of my pain as my knee actually feels pretty stable.

Good news was that arthritis did not appear bad in my knee (he expected worse) so i'll take that. I have a prehab worksheet from them and a buddy that is a PT. I have asked him to put together a routine for me. Will definitely try and keep up with biking.

Edit: Interestingly.. just reading up on things, it sounds like it is not that uncommon to not feel pain when you "re-tear" a graft since the nerves aren't really there, guess that could be why I never noticed anything outside my knee just not feeling right and the pain likely coming form my meniscus issue.

My MD was actually pretty funny.. before he told me the bad news, he said, let me ask you this, If I said we are heading to Whistler tomorrow, are you coming with me given how your knee feels? I said 100% in.. he just laughed.

Air to flat is definitely a no no for me.. thing is, I have a feeling I may have already put in 2 seasons with this because that has been an issue. Anything close to a flat landing and I was in pain. I can hit natural features, rollers, lips... but forget about steep angle take offs as well.

And I guess the other positive note is that it will be a cadaver replacement versus my original patella style.. so I won't have that trauma to deal with on top of the ligament repair.

Last edited by SnowRock; 11-27-2012 at 12:42 PM.
SnowRock is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Old 11-27-2012, 03:05 PM   #22 (permalink)
Senior Member
Powhound97's Avatar
Join Date: Nov 2012
Location: washington state
Posts: 148

You should look online at the mountain bike knee pads that double as a special knee brace

They are $$$$$$$ but apparently they have helped a lot of people, it only allows your knee to pivot the proper way.

Look on
EDIT: hucknroll merged with competitive cyclists
Just type in hucknroll and go to competitive cycle hucknroll side of the website

Last edited by Powhound97; 11-27-2012 at 03:18 PM.
Powhound97 is offline   Reply With Quote

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not 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
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 02:29 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2015, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Content Relevant URLs by vBSEO 3.6.0 PL2
Baseball Forum Golf Forum Boxing Forum Snowmobile Forum
Basketball Forum Soccer Forum MMA Forum PWC Forum
Football Forum Cricket Forum Wrestling Forum ATV Forum
Hockey Forum Volleyball Forum Paintball Forum Snowboarding Forum
Tennis Forum Rugby Forums Lacrosse Forum Skiing Forums