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Runner’s knee, or patellofemoral pain syndrome, is a condition that causes a dull or aching pain around or under your kneecap, according to the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. This condition can be aggravated by walking up or down stairs or when squatting down or bending your knee for an extended period of time. Treatment for this condition often includes exercises designed to help you build strength and flexibility in your thigh muscles. Standing Hamstring Stretch Stand in front of a chair or stool that is about knee height. Place the heel of your injured leg on the stool with...

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Best Knee Support, Exercises for Knee Pain, Hip and Knee Pain, hip strengthening exercises, knee pain exercises, knee strengthening exercise, Pain in Knee Cap, runners knee exercises, strengthening knee exercises -

Strong knees are important for athletes and non-athletes alike. Your knees are supported primarily by your quadriceps and hamstrings, but your calf muscles and hip adductors and abductors also play a role in knee stability. Strengthening these muscles is a critical part of protecting your knees from injury and pain. If you already suffer from knee pain or injury and are unable to support yourself while exercising, there are several knee-strengthening exercises that can be performed while sitting in a chair. Leg Extensions Leg extensions work your quadriceps muscles located on the front of your thigh. Sit in a chair...

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Decrease Knee Pain, Step-Ups -

Starting Position Stand in front of a step, bench or stair with back, legs and arms straight, feet hip-distance apart, and weights in each hand (palms facing the body). Action EXHALE: With right leg, step onto the center of the bench and straighten your right leg at the top. Opposite leg should remain behind you for counter balance. INHALE: Slowly bend right knee and step back down with left and then right foot to complete one rep. Complete all reps on one leg before switching sides. Special Instructions Start with a shorter step height until you master the exercise. Muscles...

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Decrease Knee Pain, Lying Hamstring Curls with Ball -

Starting Position Lie on your stomach, squeezing a ball between your legs beneath your lknees. Place arms and hands under your head. Action EXHALE: Keep feet flexed and ball squeezed tightly. Curl your heels in towards your butt as far as possible.  INHALE: Slowly lower to start without resting on the ground between reps.  Special Instructions None. Muscles Worked: Hamstrings, Inner thigh Note – This information has been taken from different internet sources.

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Decrease Knee Pain, Lying Abduction -

Starting Position Lie on left side, legs straight, knees together, resting head on right hand or extended arm. Place right hand flat on the ground in front of you for balance. Action EXHALE: Squeeze the right thigh to raise right leg until it forms a 45 degree angle with the ground. Hold for 2 seconds. INHALE: Return to start. Complete reps and switch sides. Special Instructions Keep foot flexed through entire movement, toes facing forward (not up). Muscles Worked: Outer thigh, Hips Note – This information has been taken from different internet sources.  

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