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Harder than dirt, ice can be very unforgiving to the body. Add skates, flying sticks, and full contact, and injuries are likely. Learn more about hockey-related knee injuries and prevention.

Common Ice Hockey Injuries

Some of the most common hockey-related knee injuries include:

For a complete list of knee-related injuries, diagnostics, and therapies, visit our Education Center.

Discuss ice hockey- related injuries in our Forums.

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Knee injury Leading to Knee pain

Two years ago I had a knee injury during an ice hockey practice. I thought it was a serious injury, because I heard my knee pop and I couldn't even skate off the ice, much less stand. It was very bruised and swollen, so they took me to the emergency room where I got an MRI.

It turned out I just had a bad sprain, so they wrapped...

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