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ski injuryPreparing for injuries can help prevent or minimize common snow skiing-related injuries and help you to avoid hospital, doctor's offices and emergency room visits and costs.

Common Ski injuries include:

  • Knee injuries such as injuries of the anterior cruciate ligament
  • Arm or shoulder injuries, breaks, dislocations and sprains
  • Shoulder and lower leg fractures
  • Skier's thumb
  • Head injuries should always be checked out as they can be serious, even life-threatening

A few tips can help prevent ski injuries:

  • Get assistance selecting appropriate equipment
  • Match the ski run to your ability level
  • Taking a ski lesson to learn how to fall correctly and to brush up on your skills helps reduce risk of injuring

Accidents happen, we're here to help. Visit our board certified orthopedic surgeons specialists at OrthoConnecticut and OrthoCare Express where our goal is to help our patients regain mobility, lead active lives and attain optimal well-being.

Contact us today to learn more or to make an appointment.