Lilic Alen, physiotherapist; Kozlevcar Zivec Maja, dr. med. spec.fiz.reh.med.; Marcan Radoslav, dr.med., spec.ortop FIZIO, Ilirska Bistrica, Slovenija, Iskra Medical, Ljubljana, Slovenija, Ortopedska bolnisnica Valdoltra, Slovenija
In the present article we will review different kind of injuries in the alpine ski sport and we will concentrate on the injuries of the ligamentar part of the knees and meniscs in slovenian ski team. After the description of the injuries follows detailed presentation of the rehabilitational procedures from the first day of the injury till the return in to the competition arena. We will try to explain the modalities of the rehabilitational procedures and their influence in the tissues, their main and side effects. Our main attention will be focused to the use of the biostimulative laser of higher power – 1,2 W and wave length of 830 nm and it’s influence on the velocity of recovery in the patients and their success in following competitions.