You are viewing as a Guest.

Welcome to skatingforums - over 10 years of figure skating discussions for skaters, coaches, judges and parents!

Please register to be able to access all features of this message board.

Author Topic: Knee pain  (Read 214 times)

0 Members and 1 Guest are viewing this topic.

Offline Peach

  • Junior Member
  • Wearing Rental Skates
  • *
  • Joined: Sep 2017
  • Posts: 7
  • Total GOE: 0
Knee pain
« on: November 14, 2017, 07:13:46 PM »
Is there a connection between Edea skates and knee pain?

Offline Ethereal Ice

  • Prerotation Society
  • **
  • Joined: Feb 2016
  • Posts: 165
  • Total GOE: 13
Re: Knee pain
« Reply #1 on: November 14, 2017, 07:58:28 PM »
I do not wear Edeas and I have never heard that Edeas themselves are associated with any type of pain, but I believe they may have a higher heel than some other skates. Regardless, anything that is a change to what you were previously used to in that regard can affect your knees (and back, hips, feet, ankles, you get my drift). Sometimes it is just a matter of your body adjusting, sometimes your body never does feel quite right after a change.

Online DressmakingMomma

  • Defrosting Da Toes
  • **
  • Joined: Nov 2013
  • Posts: 235
  • Total GOE: 17
Re: Knee pain
« Reply #2 on: November 15, 2017, 03:35:09 PM »
My daughter had knee pain with Edeas. We discovered it was because she needed wedges to give her feet a more neutral position. I think that for some reason, the Edeas made her pronation more obvious than when wearing other skates. I would bring sandpaper to the rink and we would sand down the cork wedges a tiny bit at a time until we could get them just right. Once we got the wedges correct, she didn't have any pain in her knees.