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RE: knee pads

Interesting thought. But somehow I can't see myself climbing on those rocks
and boulders without some kind of protection.... maybe the soft ground, but
not the rocks.


> Judy: Am married to a flooring installer who refuses to ever, ever wear
> knee pads for any reason...says an ortho. doc told him long ago that the
> rolling around of the knee cap that pads allow for actually causes more
> arthritis inducing damage than it prevents. DH claims the simple
> kneeling pads that only provide a little cushion but stabilize the knee
> cap are better for you, if something of a pain in the butt cause you
> have to move it each time you move. Don't know how much knee pad
> technology has come along in the intervening years since DH had that
> conversation with his doc, but might want to check on it if you're going
> to be using them much.
> Melody
> Hills, IA  zone 5

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