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How can I prevent getting skier's thumb?

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You should let go of the ski poles during all falls. Falling onto an outstretched hand while skiing without the ski pole in hand should minimize the chance of injury.

You can prevent skier's thumb during a car accident by keeping your thumbs on the outside of the steering wheel along with your fingers.

From: Skier's Thumb WebMD Medical Reference

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Reviewed by Carol DerSarkissian on May 15, 2018

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Skier's Thumb from eMedicineHealth

Reviewed by Carol DerSarkissian on May 15, 2018

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