Winter is just around the corner and now is the time to start planning and preparing for your injury-free fun adventures in the snow! If you want to know how to do it while still enjoying skiing and snowboarding to the fullest, these expert tips are worth the read. Are you ready for adventures this winter?
- In 2014, there were more than 200,000 skiing and snowboard related injuries.
- The most common injuries to skiers are sprains, strains and ligament tears at the knee
- With a few simple general conditioning exercises, these injuries can be greatly reduced
“The most common injuries to skiers are sprains, strains and ligament tears at the knee. Damage to the ACL (anterior cruciate ligament) are the highest, while shoulder injuries are second due to the forces of planting the ski pole or the act of reaching out to break a fall.”