With the Winter Olympics to inspire us, it’s time to get ready for the next Aussie ski season. Fantastic amazing scenery, loads of fun, lots of adrenaline, heaps of speed – and unfortunately, lots of knee injuries.
Every year there we see a steady stream of injuries from skiing that involve knee ligaments. Here’s an easy-to-understand explanation of why the knee can be a problem area for skiers, and a run-down of the common ligaments that are injured. We’ll just stick to ligaments for now, as cartilage & bone injuries are another story that we’ll look at separately.