knee issues and joining the police force

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knee issues and joining the police force

Postby Spitz42 » Fri Nov 21, 2014 10:02 pm

Been diagnosed with patellar maltracking in both knees have always had it. Probably due to patella alta.

I have developed osteoarthritis and told to place less pressure on the knees and wear a brace to aid with the dislocations I have when being active. I have been told by the physiotherapist to stretch and strengthen the muscles around the leg, ex the VMO the teardrop muscle.

I have stopped playing basketball and considering letting go of soccer.

Is this a problem would you still join the police force if you had these knee issues?

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Re: knee issues and joining the police force

Postby Spitz42 » Sat Nov 22, 2014 3:00 pm

opp2 wrote:it will be a problem if you can't pass the physical tests.


yeah I bet, I feel like I can pass it, I am still in decent shape. I am just not playing basketball consecutive days anymore same with soccer.

The judo training though maybe something I will need to explore.

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Re: knee issues and joining the police force

Postby A.T.R. » Sat Nov 22, 2014 7:47 pm

You will be a hinderance.

Policing is not a career to get into with what ailments you describe.
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Re: knee issues and joining the police force

Postby Tango5 » Sat Nov 22, 2014 7:58 pm

RoboCop? :smirk:
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Re: knee issues and joining the police force

Postby No 20 Year Medal » Sun Nov 23, 2014 10:23 am

Some guys I work with have great knees, they're on them a lot in the Inspector's office.
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Re: knee issues and joining the police force

Postby BROVO26 » Sun Nov 23, 2014 3:46 pm

No 20 Year Medal wrote:Some guys I work with have great knees, they're on them a lot in the Inspector's office.


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Re: knee issues and joining the police force

Postby Spitz42 » Sun Nov 23, 2014 7:06 pm

No 20 Year Medal wrote:Some guys I work with have great knees, they're on them a lot in the Inspector's office.


I don't understand.

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Re: knee issues and joining the police force

Postby Spitz42 » Sun Nov 23, 2014 7:06 pm

Tango5 wrote:RoboCop? :smirk:

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Re: knee issues and joining the police force

Postby meathead1 » Sun Nov 23, 2014 9:20 pm

If you have problems like that in your knees before even applying, i do not think you would be successful.
I would probably reccommend a different career. This job is not nice on the body. Less than 10 years in, I've already had spinal surgery once.
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Re: knee issues and joining the police force

Postby Tango5 » Sun Nov 23, 2014 10:30 pm

meathead1 wrote:If you have problems like that in your knees before even applying, i do not think you would be successful.
I would probably reccommend a different career. This job is not nice on the body. Less than 10 years in, I've already had spinal surgery once.


I'd actually love to hear about the way you got hurt if it isn't personal.
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Re: knee issues and joining the police force

Postby Tango5 » Sun Nov 23, 2014 10:32 pm

Spitz42 wrote:
No 20 Year Medal wrote:Some guys I work with have great knees, they're on them a lot in the Inspector's office.


I don't understand.



Common, ... really?
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Re: knee issues and joining the police force

Postby Rob » Mon Nov 24, 2014 12:10 pm

Tango5 wrote:
Spitz42 wrote:
No 20 Year Medal wrote:Some guys I work with have great knees, they're on them a lot in the Inspector's office.


I don't understand.



Common, ... really?

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Re: knee issues and joining the police force

Postby Tango5 » Mon Nov 24, 2014 1:17 pm

Rob wrote:
Tango5 wrote:
Spitz42 wrote:
I don't understand.



Common, ... really?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_rZCofcCbc0


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