Two Exercises to Help Prevent Knee Injuries

Knee Squats to strengthen quad muscles may help prevent knee injuriesMany doctors and physical trainers recommend strengthening all the muscles around the knee, such as quadriceps, hamstrings, and the calf, as a way of helping to prevent knee injuries.

Before embarking on any exercise program, consult your doctor first.

Here are two exercises to strengthen the muscles around the knee, demonstrated by Tanya Batts, a certified fitness trainer, in a short video from eHowFitness.

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For more information on exercise, diet, maintaining a healthy weight, and other lifestyle factors that promote wellness and prevent diseases, see the HelpingYouCare® resource pages on Wellness/ Healthy Living for Seniors & Caregivers, including:

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