Everyone wants to have strong legs, for we know that we need strength to perform even simple tasks like walking up stairs. And all of us would love to have the great athletic lean toned muscles you see with elite athletes. There is many exercises and methods used to do this but if you get it wrong you can create a multitude of problems. Lately there seems to be an epidemic of knee related injuries. There are many reasons for why people may have developed knee pain but by far the most common cause is from tight hips, restricted ankle mobility and faulty movement patterns that in turn create weak gluteal muscles (your butt) and lastly a weak VMO muscle (one of your Quads). It is very important to understand that the VMO weakness, and knee pain is often caused by the four factors I just listed.
This article I will explain exactly why. And often the weak gluteal muscles can also contribute to other injuries in the lower limbs such as achilles, plantar fasciitis, hip and groin problems, back problems and even shoulder problems! Here is 5 simple steps you can follow to ensure that you get on top of your injury or prevent it if you only have mild soreness. This program we have effectively rehabilitated over a thousand different knee injuries over the past 12 years as specialists in rehabilitation using movement retraining methods and simple process for correcting muscle imbalance….Read Full Article….
Original Article : WEAK VMO & KNEE PAIN: HOW TO IMPROVE VMO STRENGTH & REDUCE KNEE PAIN IN 5 SIMPLE STEPS
by : Nick Jack
From : noregretspt.com.au