Badly Bruised Upper Knee - Do I Need New Shin Pads?
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12-20-2011, 02:21 AM
Join Date: Mar 2011
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Somehow two nights ago I managed to fall and hit the upper portion of my knee on the ice. While it happened very quickly, and I don't know exactly what happened, apparently my shin guard did not protect my knee.
So I guess I'm trying to figure out if my shin pads fit properly. I'm short, so I use a small size (13" I think). I don't tape them, so they rest on my skates most of the time, especially since the elastic on the bands has worn out.
Is there a recommendation for shin pad size out there somewhere? I'm only 5'7.
I thought my pads fit fine until Saturday night...
Thanks in advance for the help.
easy solution TAPE THEM, problem solved, your pads will be fine when you start doing that. my recommendation, tape under the knee portion on your shin pad and b around your leg twice, works for me and they stay secure the whole game
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