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How to build muscle w/ bad knees

Exercise may be the best medicine for chronic achy knees.

“Strengthening the muscles around the joint protects you from injury by decreasing stress on the knee,” says Willibald Nagler, MD, chairman of rehabilitation medicine at New York Presbyterian Hospital-Cornell Campus in New York City. 126 more words


Common training troubles – Knees

After my last columns on the problem areas of the lower back and shoulder, I couldn’t decide what should be number three on my list of common training troubles. 784 more words

Athletic Movement

Knee Injury Prevention Tips from the Experts

Whether you're an athlete recovering from a sports incident or a patient recovering from an unfortunate fall, knee injuries can be extremely debilitating and painful. Mobility and daily activities become limited due to pain and internal damage in the knee. 848 more words

North Hills Hospital

Assessing the Basketball Player

Assessments and corrective exercise are extremely important factor in designing a strength and conditioning program. It doesn’t matter the sport you play or the goals you have. 541 more words

Z.S. Training

Something New, Something Blue.

I got my Asterisk braces in the mail today, and they are blue! So sick, it will be a nice change up from the red ones I have been rocking.   47 more words

Tim Durtschi

"Tips for Saving Your Knees"

Recently while leaving a PT appointment, I found one of their general business cards for their office, the San Francisco Sport and Spine Physical Therapy. 125 more words

You need your knees..

It really dosen`t matter at what level you train at or where, your knees are important. Just about every type of physical activity will invlove a movement of the knee joint be that a flexion or extension or perhaps a twisting movement. 884 more words

Personal Training