Force Fins | DeeperBlue.com Forums
  Guest viewing is limited
  • Welcome to the DeeperBlue.com Forums, the largest online community dedicated to Freediving, Scuba Diving and Spearfishing. To gain full access to the DeeperBlue.com Forums you must register for a free account. As a registered member you will be able to:

    • Join over 44,280+ fellow diving enthusiasts from around the world on this forum
    • Participate in and browse from over 516,210+ posts.
    • Communicate privately with other divers from around the world.
    • Post your own photos or view from 7,441+ user submitted images.
    • All this and much more...

    You can gain access to all this absolutely free when you register for an account, so sign up today!

Force Fins

Thread Status: Hello , There was no answer in this thread for more than 60 days.
It can take a long time to get an up-to-date response or contact with relevant users.

robin taylor

New Member
Jan 11, 2003
1
0
0
Has anyone experienced knee injuries during or soon after the use of Force Fins?
I purchased a pair of Pro Force Fins not long after a friend acquired his. He was very positive about the benefits of the fins and I certainly found them to be less strain on the hamstrings and were brilliant for manoeuvrability.
The guidance indicates that the fins can be used in surf but while using them body boarding my friend incurred an anterior cruciate ligament knee injury. Two or three months later, and soon after I had been using my fins every day on holiday, I suffered the same injury to my knee.
Because the fin action is primarily from the knee down, it does make me wonder whether the strain moves from the hamstrings to the knees instead. On the other hand it could just be coincidence and bad luck.
What are other peoples experiences?
 
DeeperBlue.com - The Worlds Largest Community Dedicated To Freediving, Scuba Diving and Spearfishing

ABOUT US

ISSN 1469-865X | Copyright © 1996 - 2021 deeperblue.net limited.

DeeperBlue.com is the World's Largest Community dedicated to Freediving, Scuba Diving, Spearfishing and Diving Travel.

We've been dedicated to bringing you the freshest news, features and discussions from around the underwater world since 1996.

ADVERT