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Old 11-25-2012, 07:15 PM   #336
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Originally Posted by rmhrc628 View Post
My point re Quinn was normally when a knee brace causes a fracture the get off is massive. That's because the upper and lower legs are much stronger. So I was saying more about his type of get off really. Most if not all pros probably are using knee braces. The same sort of forces are faced by extreme Dh skiing.

You were wearing knee braces and blew your knee out in an uneventful crash?

I'd hate to hear an eventful crash!!

Knee braces improve resistance to injury overall. If you don't wear them at all then of course you'll blow your knee more often. They are knee braces. They transfer load to larger stronger parts of the body.

I wear k700s for the knees and also cti carbon wrist guards.

No wrists or knees or broken bones.
Knee braces will transfer the load to the tib fib or the femur, in serious eventful crash usually breaking the femur with the risk of severing an artery and bleeding out IMHO, for the record I wear CTI knee braces
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